• GREENSPACE NEWS

    Challenge to Cut Back On Driving Miles

    Challenge to Cut Back On Driving Miles

    October 5, 2014

    Point2Point at Lane Transit District is back this year with the Oregon Drive Less Challenge, which kicks off on Monday. Coordinators were at the Oakshire Public House Sunday in Eugene, launching this year's statewide challenge.

    Groups to Clean Up Willamette River

    Groups to Clean Up Willamette River

    October 3, 2014

    Saturday is supposed to be a beautiful day, and people will be out making the Willamette River a little more beautiful. The Great Willamette Cleanup starts at 8 a.m. Volunteers from all over Oregon will be out removing litter and debris along 187 miles of the river.

  • REDUCE, REUSE, RECYCLE

    Learn How to Compost

    Learn How to Compost

    October 29, 2014

    Organizers of a monthly compost workshop say this weekend is especially important because of all the falling leaves. The OSU Extension Service is holding the workshop Saturday, Nov. 1 at BRING Recycling from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

    Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Rainwater

    October 22, 2014

    EWEB and the city of Eugene have teamed up with Nearby Nature to create a water wise demonstration garden at Alton Baker Park. It shows you how to save water now to save time, money, and your yard during the drought months.

  • 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.