At the 2018 Farwest Show, August 22-24, in Portland, Oregon, nursery growers will hear from two industry experts on topics with environmental implications. Steve Black of Raemelton Farm will speak about his experience as owner and operator of the first U.S. nursery to sell USDA Certified Organic trees. In a separate talk, Dr. Hannah Mathers […]
Dog Days of Summer garden tour is July 21
The Washington County Master Gardeners (Portland, Ore. area) are holding their Dog Days of Summer Garden Tour on July 21, 2012. You can experience seven different gardens that are doing creative things with edibles, organics, wildlife, recycled materials, worm bins and much more. Click the link to see descriptions of each garden, plus directions on […]
U.S. and Canadian officials have struck an agreement for organic equivalency. In other words, if something has met the Canadian standards to be certified organic, then it is also deemed to be certified organic by the United States, and vice versa. Read about it at The Packer Web site.