Category Archives: Gardening

Living bouquets in containers

Because I have so many perennials and shrubs in my garden, I like to grow annuals in large containers—15-20 inches—because they don’t dry out so quickly, and slugs have a harder time accessing them.

Plant “umbrellas” to fight pests!

Tachinid Fly

We can help now and in the future to control damaging insects by planting pollinating plants that attract beneficial insects like the Tachinid fly.

History in the News May 2021

JQAY house

• Our heritage trees: In the iconic 1905 photo of the JQA Young House on Cornell, you can see a pear tree with a ladder leaning against it. That tree has survived along with its neighboring apple tree, but both of them were in bad shape.
• Website help wanted!

Garden News

• Online Workshops
• Discover Epimediums!

Gardening News April 2021

• OSU and Master Gardener classes for April
• Spring 2021 Weed Watchers Workshop

Gardening News March 2021

plant sale shooting star

• Cedar Mill Community Garden plots available
• Register now for Soil School Sessions
• Skyline Grange Native Plant Sale