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. — 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 »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Volunteers from the Eugene Hilton teamed up with ShelterCare Saturday morning to help build garden beds for those in need. The group began work Saturday morning outside ShelterCare’s Afiya Apartments. The Afiya Program serves low-income indviduals with psychiatric disabilities at high risk of homelessness. ShelterCare leaders say this project gives the residents a … Continue reading »
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 »
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. — 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. — With the sunshine making a presence Thursday, it was perfect timing for the kickoff of the Home and Garden Show. There are about 300 exhibits, from garden and landscaping displays to home improvement demonstrations and appliances in the main building. While this show is great exposure for local businesses around the Eugene … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — This weekend marks the 34th annual Lane County Home and Garden Show. If you’re interested in improving your home or finding a good contractor, this weekend’s the perfect opportunity. The Home and Garden Show provides a boost not just for homeowners but for the local economy as well. Marci Luehring and her … Continue reading »