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April Lawn & Garden Tips

Lawn and Garden

Flower Beds: Allow foliage of spring-flowering bulbs to brown and die down before removing. Plant gladioli, hardy transplants of alyssum, phlox, and marigolds. Control rose diseases such as black spot and powdery mildew. Remove infected leaves. Spray as necessary with registered fungicide. Prune ornamentals for air circulation and to help prevent fungus diseases. Gardens: Start […]

April 1, 2015View Post

The Nursery at Your Local Grange Co-op

Grange News

Whether you’re looking for vegetable and herb starts, annuals and perennials, or shrubs and trees, you’ll find a wide selection of hardy, high quality live plants at your local Grange Co-op nursery. We take pride in being your source for dozens of the most popular, sought-after varieties for southern Oregon gardens and landscaping. Our nursery […]

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May Lawn & Garden Tips

May Lawn & Garden Tips

Lawn and Garden

  Flower Beds: Fertilize rhododendrons and azaleas; Remove spent blossoms. Plant chrysanthemums for fall color. Plant dahlias in mid-May. Fertilize roses and control rose diseases such as mildew with a fungicide. Gardens: Monitor strawberries for spittlebugs and aphids with approved pesticides. Control cabbage worms in cabbage and cauliflower. Tiny holes in foliage and shiny, black […]

March 15, 2015View Post
Child Holding Carrots

Family Gardening

Lawn and Garden

Family gardening reaps a host of benefits, but the bottom line is that it’s a lot of fun. You’re getting outside, spending family time together and creating memories, working towards common goals, and learning communication, responsibility, patience, and the cycle of life firsthand. Family gardening not only teaches your kids, but it also teaches you […]

March 4, 2015View Post

Backyard Beekeeping

Grange News

The Many Benefits of Beekeeping The Beginner’s Guide to Beekeeping Collecting Bees & Honey Beekeeping: Getting Started (Video) Shop Beekeeping Supplies

February 19, 2015View Post

The Beginner’s Guide to Beekeeping

Home and Living

The process by which bees make honey is a fascinating natural wonder. Worker bees gather nectar and bring it to the hive. Hive bees continue breaking down the sugars before depositing it into a honeycomb cell. Hive bees use their wings to fan the transforming nectar to evaporate remaining water, thickening the nectar into honey. […]

February 4, 2015View Post

The Many Benefits of Beekeeping!

Grange News

Enjoy the many benefits of beekeeping! We’ve all seen those unmistakable white stacked boxes in a field or yard while driving through the country. Full of honeybees, those boxes and the specialized work involved may have seemed interesting, but part of a job that you felt was too complicated, time-consuming, or dangerous. But actually, beekeeping […]

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Collecting Honey Bees & Honey

Home and Living

Getting honey bees You can fill your hive with honey bees either found in nature or by buying them. In the wild, clusters of bees are called swarms, which you can collect and introduce to your hive. As a first-time precaution, take an experienced bee keeper. Wear the appropriate protective gear if you move a […]

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Early Spring Planting

Grange News

Here in the northwest, spring planting for certain plants and trees starts as early as late January! Look to Grange Co-op for the plants, tools, and soil amendments you need to successfully get these first-of-the-season beauties in the ground and growing. NOTE: All availability times provided are estimates. Please call your local Grange Co-op for […]

February 2, 2015View Post

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