In The Garden

Fall Prep for a Successful Spring

by Tisha Farris, Central Oregon Lawn Center By August, most of us are tired of mowing our lawns and are ready for snow to fly, but there is still work to be done on your property! Consider the fact that your lawn goes dormant during winter, but that does not mean it is immune to the cold temperatures and heavy snow. Protect your lawn and irrigation system by considering the following factors. Amendments change the…

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Winterscaping My Garden

About this time of year, I take stock of my garden with two objectives in mind. The first is to make my garden ready for the long and often brutal Central Oregon winter. While working on the first objective, I accomplish the second objective as well, which is to create a stunning winterscape. I have a fun routine that takes a day, maybe two, depending on how many family or friends join in the work…