Joel In The Garden

Gift ideas for the gardener in your life

Gift ideas for the gardener in your life

People now have one week to find a gift before Christmas.

This week in the garden, we'll look at some gift ideas you can give to the gardener in your life.

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Add some color to your Christmas decor

Add some color to your Christmas decor »Play Video

Some natural green and red make your home feel a little more like Christmas. And there are ways that you can make those trees, wreaths and poinsettias last a little longer.

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'Once Thanksgiving's over, it's a free for all'

'Once Thanksgiving's over, it's a free for all' »Play Video

A dry afternoon in the Willamette valley means that homeowners can take out the ladder and hang their Christmas lights. And the bigger the house is, the tougher the job. This week in the garden, we'll offer up some tips as you hang your Christmas lights.

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Keep on gardening with a DIY greenhouse

Keep on gardening with a DIY greenhouse

As your flower bed and veggie patch goes dormant, many green thumbs simply forget about getting their hands dirty for a few months.

By building your very own greenhouse, however, you can create your own winter workstation.

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Soccer team plants trees to commemorate goals

Soccer team plants trees to commemorate goals »Play Video
Brothers Jon and Dave Galas with Lane United Football Club are bringing a little more forest to Willamalane in Springfield.

Frost has already chilled the Willamette Valley this week.

But that doesn't mean the harsh winter is here to stay.

Right now is still a fine time to plant any trees or shrubs.

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'A smooth salsa with good spice and a lot of flavor'

'A smooth salsa with good spice and a lot of flavor' »Play Video
This could be your kitchen

Right now, most gardeners are cleaning up their yards and vegetable patches.

But if you have a few pounds worth of tomatoes that never turned red, you don't have to throw them out.

This week in the garden, we'll turn those green tomatoes into a spicy snack.

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'Fall is a better time planting than spring'

'Fall is a better time planting than spring' »Play Video

A rainy end of October with some windy days has left people with a mess to clean up in their yards and gardens.

And there may be some jobs you’ve neglected so far in autumn.  

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Students build bee houses to raise money for school garden

Students build bee houses to raise money for school garden

A Eugene grade school is abuzz with a project to build houses for bees.

There's no danger of bee stings and it's not honey these kids are after.

These fourth graders at McCornack Elementary are some busy bees.

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