EUGENE, Ore. — Students across Lane County are wrapping up their year’s worth of work with the School Garden Project. On Monday, students at Adams Elementary potted tomato plants and ate a lunch made from veggies they all grew themselves. The garden has been part of the curriculum in each class throughout the year, and … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Planting a vegetable garden can sometimes be tricky, but there are some techniques that will make it easier for your plants to grow. In this week’s episode of In the Garden, Caleb Johnson at Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows which vegetables are the best to plant together. If you need some extra help … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Before your start planting your favorite veggies and flowers this season, you need to prepare a garden bed. Caleb Johnson at Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shares his secrets for having the best soil for planting in the garden. If you’d like extra help getting your vegetable garden started, you can attend a free … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Hydrangeas are a great plant to grow in the Willamette Valley, but did you know you can change their color? Caleb Johnson at Johnson Brothers Greenhouses explains how easy it is to do in the garden. If you’d like to learn more about hydrangeas, you can attend a free class at Johnson … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Mid-May in Oregon is a perfect time to plant your summer garden. This weekend you can pick up organic vegetables and flowers for a great price and help Food for Lane County. Saturday, the youth farm is hosting it’s third annual Summer Plant Sale. Ted Purdy, the Youth Farm Coordinator, talks about … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Mother’s Day is this Sunday, and if you’re still stuck on what to get her, we can help. Caleb Johnson of Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows some special, easy techniques to use when planting a container garden.
EUGENE, Ore. — Before you start planting anything in your garden, take the time to make sure your soil is ready. Caleb Johnson from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows in this week’s In the Garden how to test the acidity level in your soil and what to add to to it so your plants are happy … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Herbs are a great way to spice up your cooking, and they’re easy to grow too. Gina Gartley from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows how quick and easy it is to plant you own herb garden using sage, oregano, thyme, rosemary and more. Click here for more gardening tips.
EUGENE, Ore. — What better day than Earth Day to open a garden? That’s what some local elementary school students did. The garden at Willagillespie Elementary includes raspberries, lettuce, peas, garlic and much more. Students celebrated its completion by running through a balloon arch and singing. School administrators say volunteers and more than four years … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Interest in backyard beekeeping is growing. More urban farmers are setting up hives, benefiting from bees pollinating plants and flowers plus the honey. If anyone is interested in becoming a backyard beekeeper, they can attend Glorybee Foods’ 38th Annual Bee Weekend. Alan Turnaski, Vice President of Glorybee, join KEZI 9 News live … Continue reading »