• 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

    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.

    Brewery Starts Bike Share Program

    Brewery Starts Bike Share Program

    August 6, 2014

    A Eugene brewery is encouraging folks to explore the city while reducing their carbon footprint. Falling Sky Brewing recently started a new bike share campaign. It's called Bike Here, Bike Share.

  • IN THE GARDEN

    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.

    In the Garden: Deadheading 101

    In the Garden: Deadheading 101

    August 7, 2014

    Deadheading is an easy way to get rid of that old, ugly, faded flower and give the plant some more energy to put some new beautiful blooms on. So you're going to definitely need a good pair of pruners.