For all you rose lovers

Note that downy mildew is systemic, unlike black spot. This means that just getting rid of affected leaves won’t do the trick.   PNW Plant Disease Management Many of you know we have a big problem with black spot on roses in the PNW but how familiar are you...

Giant Hogweed – Keep away!!!

Important warning. If you see it, please report to Marion SWCD. Do this before you attempt to remove it! Marion Soil & Water Conservation District Recently spotted near Silverton. Why should we know the difference between Giant Hogweed and its look-alikes?...

Remember when???

Mount St. Helens Rocked our World! What We’ve Learned Since 1980 with Heather Wright, PhD, Volcanologist with the USGS Volcano Disaster Assistance Program May 18, 2020 | Virtual Edition | 6:30-8:30PM | $5 suggested donation (www.omsi.edu/donate) Please note:...

Beauty near home… no driving required

You deserve the opportunity to explore more. And now you can! Hoyt Arboretum – Portland, OR’s newly launched YouTube channel takes you on a series of Vir-TRAIL tours along its trails in Washington Park. From trees that look like they’re blooming...

Those sneaky invasives

It’s important to remember that invasive species in OUR yards and gardens are that much closer to our farmer neighbors. What’s an inconvenience for us can be a disaster on a farm. Let’s become more aware. Marion Soil & Water Conservation District...

Love winter squash?

Winter Squash Research at OSU May 19th at 10am PT Join Dr. Alex Stone and Lane Selman (both of the OSU Department of Horticulture) for a behind-the-scenes peek into OSU research on winter squash. Learn about flavorful varieties that grow great in Oregon and store well...