• GREENSPACE NEWS

    Bug Killing Azaleas and Rhododendrons

    Bug Killing Azaleas and Rhododendrons

    February 27, 2015

    A warning for those who own azaleas and rhododendrons. If your plants are looking a little under the weather, a new pest might be to blame.

    California Plastic Bag Ban Delayed

    California Plastic Bag Ban Delayed

    February 25, 2015

    Looks like "paper or plastic" will still be an option in California for a while longer. The state passed a law that prohibits stores from giving single-use plastic bags for free to consumers. It was set to go into effect in July, until Tuesday.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    Metamorphose Art Show – Call for Artists

    Metamorphose Art Show - Call for Artists

    February 25, 2015

    Calling all fashion designers and artists! Now is your chance to enter St. Vincent de Paul's 2nd Annual Metamorphose Fashion and Art Show.

    Transfer Stations Introduce Commingling

    Transfer Stations Introduce Commingling

    February 18, 2015

    Waste reduction specialists with Lane County say commingling recycling bins are now at the transfer stations. Residents will no longer have to separate paper, cans, glass, and plastic.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Winter Plants

    In the Garden: Winter Plants

    October 30, 2014

    It is the end of the planting season, but we're not done planting just yet. There are some plants that you can get in your yard--or maybe you have them in your yard--that are going to help you get through winter.

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    In the Garden: Growing Citrus Trees

    October 23, 2014

    True of false. You can't grow citrus trees in Oregon. Answer: False. You can definitely grow them, but you have to bring them inside from about October to April. And when you bring them inside, there are a few things you need to do so you can get some fruit.