“It can’t happen here.”
Question: A client called the Plant Clinic this week. He and his son planted pumpkins this spring, hoping to culture a “Giant Pumpkin” for a local contest, but his pumpkins are not as large as he expected. What is the trick to growing giant pumpkins?
Question: I really like the look of lavender plants and am considering adding a few to my landscape. Might you be able to provide information on the different varieties and how to grow and care for them?
August in Douglas County is almost synonymous with fair time. Here in Douglas County, our fair is woven into our local tradition, but have you wondered how fairs like ours began? County fairs are part of our country’s history, dating back to the 1700s.
Question: As recent transplants to Oregon, we found the area below our home covered with the most beautiful green and yellow shrubbery. Now, our neighbors are telling us that it is a noxious weed that should be removed. Is it really that bad and, if so, what should we do to get rid of it?
The fall and winter of 2016 to 2017 has really delivered the moisture for central Douglas County. Depending on your location, we have seen anywhere from 45 to 50 inches of rainfall versus a normal average of 36 inches. This rainfall has been great for recharging groundwater and filling reser…
Question: Late last summer, my lawn and garden were invaded by a new weed. While it looked like a grass, it grew faster and taller than my lawn grass. The leaves were light green to yellowish, and if I didn’t mow, they grew with a long tapered tip and a yellow flower.