Gardening doesn’t end when fall arrives

September 16, 2019

In the fall, it is easy to see an end to gardening for the year, but don’t to hang up your rake until you have completed a few last gardening tasks. To ensure your garden will shine next spring, here are some essential fall tasks to finish before the gray days of winter set in. […]

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Gardening tips and techniques

September 8, 2019

MANY things can be done in a garden – or in containers. This brings to mind in many people of the huge rectangular boxes that are the playthings of shipping behemoths which are not the focus of this article. The containers for our purpose are what most people call them as pots, jars, tins, cans, […]

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Garden View: Upcoming local gardening programs, workshops

August 27, 2019

Even through the hottest days of summer, the Master Gardeners have been busy improving and maintaining their 1-acre Educational Garden located in San Juan. This garden is a wonderful resource to the community as it allows people to see firsthand how different ornamentals, vegetables and fruits grow in our environment. Master Gardeners use the garden […]

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The DMZ ‘gardening job’ that almost sparked a war

August 21, 2019

In August 1976, North Korean soldiers attacked a group of US and South Korean men trimming a poplar tree in the heavily-guarded zone that divides the two Koreas. Two US officers were bludgeoned to death with axes and clubs. After three days of deliberations going all the way up to the White House, the US […]

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Veggie gardening for beginners.

August 19, 2019

The sizzling days of summer are here and thoughts of Fall are our only glimpse of hope when temperatures soar to triple digits. Texans are a hardy bunch and, well, Texas gardeners are a different breed … resilient, persistent, if not darn right crazy at times. Where most folks are thinking of hibernating in the […]

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Ontario couple spread love of gardening online

August 16, 2019

ONTARIO – Laura LeBoutillier and her husband Aaron are your neighbors in Malheur County. Maybe you’ve never heard of them, but about half a million people from all across the country follow them online. The LeBoutilliers run Garden Answer, a gardening video blog on YouTube. With Laura in front of the camera and Aaron behind it, they […]

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