Tulips a New Valentine’s Day Favorite?

(CNN) — Roses are facing a new challenger as the flower of choice on Valentine’s Day. Flower service company Bloom Nation says tulips are becoming more and more popular on Feb. 14. Tulips are in peak season around Valentine’s Day, and come at a fraction of the price as roses. The commerce department says tulip … Continue reading »

Hundreds of Trees Planted Near Beltline

EUGENE, Ore. — Dozens of people came out on Saturday to help beautify an empty stretch of land in west Eugene that hundreds of people drive by every day. About 100 volunteers turned out for the event, coordinated by Friends with Trees. They planted 211 new trees and shrubs on the land, which runs along … Continue reading »

Volunteers Plant Wildflowers

EUGENE, Ore. – Saturday was the perfect morning to get outside and plant and that’s exactly how some local volunteers started out their day. A group of about 20 people met in the West Eugene hills to plant native wildflowers. Eugene Park Stewards are working to restore the prairie, savanna and oak woodland habitat on … 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: 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 garden using sage, oregano, thyme, rosemary and more. Click here for more gardening tips.

In the Garden: Bountiful Berries

EUGENE, Ore. — Berries are such a treat for gardeners to plant in the Willamette Valley, and you can do it too. Gina Gartley at Johnson Brothers Greenhouses has some tips on how to grow the best blueberries and strawberries.

In the Garden: Planting Seeds

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring has sprung, and that means it’s time to get your garden started. In this week’s episode of In the Garden, Gina Gartley from Johnson Brothers Greenhouses shows us how you can plant seeds. She says Johnson Brothers Greenhouses is also hosting a seed-starting class month at its nursery at 91444 Coburg … Continue reading »