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 […]

Plant veggies at the right time to avoid disappointment

Spring is here and you’re raring to get your vegetable garden going. Well, hold on just a minute. Sowing seed or planting seedlings at the wrong time will bring nothing but heartache. One of the biggest mistakes people make is to plant too early,” said Weston Miller, a horticulturist with Oregon State University’s Extension Service. […]

10 Tips To Create the Ultimate Curb Appeal

Originally appeared at National Gardening Bureau Get the Best Front Yard on the Block Curb appeal: it’s a term bantered about by real estate agents and DIYers. You’ve heard about the importance of curb appeal, and maybe you’ve tuned into TV shows that flipped sad-looking properties into dreamy, darling aspirational homes. But what’s involved with creating […]

Garden Bean takes celebrity status for 2021

Originally appeared at National Gardening Bureau There are many species of beans in cultivation around the world, yet it is the common garden bean, Phaseolus vulgaris that takes on celebrity status as National Garden Bureau’s vegetable focus for 2021. One of the earliest cultivated plants, garden beans can trace their beginnings to Central and South America. Vining […]

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