Shrubs for Cutting Gardens

Originally appeared at National Gardening Bureau If you grow hydrangea, spirea, flowering quince, or forsythia in your garden, your vases will overflow with beautiful blooms. Is there any greater pleasure for a gardener than harvesting and enjoying homegrown bounty, whether it’s a sun-warmed tomato or an armful of tulips? Just as garden-to-table meals satisfy veggie growers, […]

Give Your Garden a Tropical Twist!

Originally appeared at National Gardening Bureau This year when you start your hunt for cool new accents to add to your garden, you’re far more likely to find tropical and subtropical stars such as cannas, cordylines, mandevillas, hibiscus, elephant ears, bananas, palms, dracaena, and various flowering gingers front and center. It’s thrilling to watch this trend […]

Beaverton Garden Club 13th Annual Plant Sale

The Beaverton Garden Club will hold their 13th annual plant sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m on Saturday, May 15, 2021. Location: St. Cecilia Catholic School (Parking Lot) 5105 SW Franklin Avenue (Off 5th Street) Beaverton, Oregon Find 1000+ perennials, trees, shrubs, veggie and herb starts, houseplants, and potted containers. Proceeds support these community groups: […]

OSU releases new, antioxidant-rich purple tomato

The new Oregon State University-developed tomato Midnight Roma follows in the steps of 10-year-old Indigo Rose, the first antioxidant-rich purple tomato available on the market. Indigo Rose was bred by Jim Myers, vegetable breeder and professor in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences. Midnight Roma is the result of crossing Oregon Star, a big, fleshy […]

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