Yearly Archives: 2019


Garlic Gone Bad

Winter is the time to use your summer-grown garlic. Fortunately, we have great garlic-growing weather here in Western Oregon, although occasionally problems do arise. This week we are showing some common problems that can pop up and which are usually only found when you are cracking those heads, seeking the perfect cloves for your favorite potato and garlic soup.

By |2020-08-11T15:16:07+00:00November 26th, 2019|Garlic|0 Comments

Propagation pitfall: Leafy gall disease

Now is the time when nurseries are propagating plants for the upcoming spring season. Odd looking plants with too many shoots or buds could be infected with the pathogenic bacterium Rhodococcus fascians. Propagators should be alert for symptoms, as shown in the gallery below, and have suspicious plants tested for the presence of the bacteria.

By |2020-08-11T15:16:07+00:00November 12th, 2019|Leafy gall, Plant disease|0 Comments