In the Garden: Easy Plants

EUGENE, Ore. — If you like your garden to be low-maintenance, there are some easy plants you can add. Click on the video above to learn about bush roses, hostas and zinnias. And if you want some extra help planting roses, you can attend a free workshop. It happens Saturday, June 16 at 2 p.m. … Continue reading »

In the Garden: Edible Flowers

EUGENE, Ore. — Flowers are great way to add some beauty to your garden. But did you know that there are some flowers you can eat? Caleb Johnson at Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows how you can make your own flower salad.

School Garden Project Wraps Up

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 »

In the Garden: Companion Planting

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 »

In the Garden: Garden Bed Prep

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 »

In the Garden: Hydrangeas

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 »

Summer Plant Sale Benefits Food Bank

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 »

How to Plant a Container Garden

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.

In the Garden: Testing Your Soil

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 »

In the Garden: Herb Container Garden

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 gardenĀ using sage, oregano, thyme, rosemary and more. Click here for more gardening tips.

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