EUGENE, Ore. — While many of us are trying to get rid of our leaves, others are signing up to get them delivered to their homes. About 75 percent of the leaves collected in Eugene during leaf pickup get delivered to homes, 20 percent to community gardens, and a small amount goes to commercial recyclers. … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Planting a garden can seem a little daunting, but there’s a really simple way to plant flowers now for spring. In this week’s In the Garden, Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how to plant spring bulbs.
EUGENE, Ore. — Roughly 75 employees of Windermere Real Estate got down and dirty Friday volunteering for Food for Lane County. This was eighth year the group donated a day of service to the organization tending to its 2.5-acre GrassRoots Garden just off Coburg Road behind the St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Eugene. Staff, family … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Food For Lane County staff and volunteers will be selling veggies, flowers and herb starts at their Summer Plant Sale. They’ll offer 70 varieties of tomatoes, 35 varieties of peppers and much more. They’ll also be selling Roots Organic potting soil and liquid fertilizers. The family event will include live music and tours … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. – On tax day, visitors have an opportunity to relax at a Japanese-style garden that is opening Tuesday for the season. Garden of Gentle Breeze, a private garden in the Vineyard Mountain area, is opening for the third year to visitors. The owner, Jay Gray, says the garden is a way for people … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — A local business that’s been in Eugene for more than 70 years is closing. Owners of Gray’s Garden Centers handed over the keys to bankruptcy court Friday. The locally-owned nursery has served the community since 1940. It has deep roots in the community. But the family-owned business filed for bankruptcy last year, … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — You might be busy enjoying your favorite fruits and berries this time of year. But now’s the time to plant fruit trees and berries so they’re ready for next year. Caleb Johnson of Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how to get started in the garden.
EUGENE, Ore. — With fall approaching, it’s the perfect time to pick out some unique plants for your garden. Caleb Johnson at Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us some evergreens that will make your garden stand out. Those plants include bamboo, daphne rosemary, Elijah blue and pyracantha.
EUGENE, Ore. — Container gardening is a lot of fun, and you can grow more things than you think in a container. It’s also great if you don’t have much space and want to bring a little nature to a storefront, patio, or a deck. Some plants that grow well in containers are raspberry shortcake, … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Bees can be a great help when it comes to growing your garden. Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us some easy ways to keep you garden buzzing.