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Pretty as a Primrose

Posted:   February 28, 2017 by Nicole Forbes - Education

One of the best-known harbingers of spring is the primrose; even its name comes from the Latin word primulus meaning very first and it is one of the first flowers offered for early-season color at garden centers.

Strawberry Inspirational

Posted:   February 15, 2017 by Nicole Forbes - Education

Oregon strawberries are legendary to berry-lovers all over the country but some of us locals tend to take them for granted. Our mild climate is perfect for growing sweet, juicy berries and strawberries are a fun, low-maintenance edible crop for all ages and skill levels. Starter plants are inexpensive and easily multiply over time to form a ‘patch’; although it is good to revitalize it by adding a few new plants every year or so.