• GREENSPACE NEWS

    OSU Hires Goats to Eat Ivy

    OSU Hires Goats to Eat Ivy

    July 17, 2014

    Oregon State University has turned to goats to solve some invasive plant issues. About 30 goats are roaming around the "crop and soil science" building on campus, where ivy is taking over.

    Group Waters Trees Around Eugene

    Group Waters Trees Around Eugene

    July 9, 2014

    An organization is out and about in the Eugene and Springfield area, after branching out of its home office in Portland. Friends of Trees has helped plant and water trees all over the area.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    Eugene Man Creates Mason Jar Koozies

    Eugene Man Creates Mason Jar Koozies

    July 16, 2014

    A Eugene man is hoping to get his new business off the ground. Eric Harvey created the Mason-ry Silicone Koozie, which covers pint-size mason jars. He said he wants to encourage the reuse of products.

    Country Fair Prepares Recycling Crew

    Country Fair Prepares Recycling Crew

    July 9, 2014

    Around 200 volunteers at the Oregon Country Fair will be working this weekend to keep trash out of landfills. Before the gates to the fair even open, volunteers are making signs and preparing recycling bins.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Watering Your Plants

    In the Garden: Watering Your Plants

    July 10, 2014

    True or false? There is a right way to water your garden. The answer: true. Water in the morning. It gives the plant all day, especially on those hot days, to soak up that moisture and really put it to good use.

    In the Garden: Mid-Summer Garden

    In the Garden: Mid-Summer Garden

    July 3, 2014

    Even though it's July, it's not too late to plant in your garden. You can pretty much plant all your herbs. So lavender, rosemary, sage, basil, lemon verbena--the list goes on and on. Feel free to plant those throughout the summer.