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Heat Stress and Plants in Salem, Oregon

Heat Stress and Plants in Salem, Oregon

Thankfully, this summer has been a mild one so far, but we all know that likely means extended high temperatures are coming our way in the Valley. Are you and your plants ready for it?  Even a day or two of temperatures hovering above 85 degrees can cause your plants to experience heat stress, which may lead to irreversible harm for your plants. But there are things you can do to help...
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What To Do With Aphids and Your Plants

What To Do With Aphids and Your Plants

There are many pests which gardeners have to deal with, but one of the most prevalent is the lowly aphid. These tiny insects can cause big trouble for vegetation. If you have seen damage to your trees or plants, you just might have an aphid infestation. How to Identify an Aphid There are more than 4,000 different types of aphids of which more than 250 are commonly found in yards.  Aphids...
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