Plants Make Life Better

Want to improve your quality of life? Get your hands dirty and plant something. That’s right, putting trees, flowers or shrubs in the ground doesn’t just provide you with beauty and shade, it can also improve your property value, lower your energy costs, clean the air and water—even lower your heart rate.

LATEST EVENTS AND ADVICE FROM GARDENING EXPERTS

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Some U-cut Christmas tree farms closed but supply adequate

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape of Christmas tree sales in Oregon this year, according to Oregon State University ...
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Take one more go at the garden before retiring for winter

We’re running right into the holidays, daylight is in short supply and rain comes down days at a time, but ...
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A gardener’s optimism has no limits

Resilient is a good word to describe Diana and Colby Lamb. Resilience is defined as spirit, hardiness, toughness, strength, buoyancy, ...
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What’s the real story? Garden myths debunked

Reality can get skewed when there are so many sources of information - books, magazines, newspapers, nurseries and, most of ...
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10 trees for fiery fall foliage

When trees get dressed with the colors of fall, it’s time to go shopping. “If you’re specifically interested in fall ...
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Pot up some bulbs and dream of spring

In fall, gardeners settle bulbs under a blanket of soil and wait for spring to watch them flaunt their beauty ...
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Plants Make Life Better

Plants make life better! Research has proven that plants benefit all of us in many ways — some obvious, and some not so obvious. What benefits? Check out these flyers and see.

 

DON’T JUST STAND THERE … PLANT SOMETHING!

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