Short video featuring Arboretum Manager, Tonia Lordy

Orchard People is a Toronto-based organization that is traveling around North America gathering information and interviews with fruit tree-related groups….

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Come to the 40th Annual Fruit Propagation Fair!

Join us for the 40th Annual Fruit Propagation Fair! Sunday March 22nd, 10am – 4pm Clackamas County Fairgrounds – 694…

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Join us for our Blueberry Pruning Class

Saturday March 7th 11am – 2pm @ the HOS Arboretum, Clackamas Community College Join Arboretum Manager, Tonia Lordy, for pruning…

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In Praise of the Tripod Orchard Ladder

I know you’ve seen them, and have likely used one, but do you own a Tripod Orchard Ladder? My first…

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Box Elder Bugs

Joanie Cooper has been bugging me for some time to find a way to control box elder bugs. These are…

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Are your Seedlings too Tall?

If you raise plants from seed indoors, you may often find that they are tall and spindly. There are a…

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Black Currants

It’s good to have black currants growing in your back garden because they are so versatile for desserts and meat…

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Clay Pot Irrigation

Last year an HOS friend, Wilma McNulty, gave me a photocopy of an article on clay pot irrigation that appeared…

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