• GREENSPACE NEWS

    City of Eugene Sowing Seeds

    City of Eugene Sowing Seeds

    August 25, 2014

    The City of Eugene is sowing seeds and ensuring native habitats stay native. The City's Parks and Open Space department oversees over 70 developed parks and over 2,500 acres of open space. If there's a renovation project, plants and seeds are required. In 2006, the city opted to cultivate its own se

    Exterminators Respond to Yellow Jackets

    Exterminators Respond to Yellow Jackets

    August 14, 2014

    The hot, dry weather we're seeing is the perfect breeding ground for yellow jackets and wasps. Researchers at Oregon State's Department of Horticulture say this year is very similar to last year.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    Recycling Bin or Trash?

    Recycling Bin or Trash?

    August 27, 2014

    Most of us have recycled for years, but that doesn't mean we're doing it right. Lane County Waste Reduction Specialist Sarah Grimm says there are many items that get thrown in recycling that can't be recycled, like paper cups and food containers.

    New Container Redemption Policies

    New Container Redemption Policies

    August 13, 2014

    If you return containers for money, there are some new rules and guidelines to be aware of. The changes are affecting stores within a three-mile radius of the new BottleDrop Center on West Broadway in Eugene.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    In the Garden: Berry Preps

    In the Garden: Berry Preps

    August 28, 2014

    It's summertime, and now's the time you're enjoying your raspberries, your blackberries, but it's also time to start thinking about next year's crop. You need to get your gloves and your pruners out because raspberries and blackberries actually grow by suckers.

    In the Garden: Honey Bees

    In the Garden: Honey Bees

    August 14, 2014

    It's August, and this month we celebrate honey bees. August 16th is National Honey Bee Day. It's a great time to remember to issues honey bees face.