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Traditional Dip Net Fishing: The Yakama Nation Tribe

Traditional Dip Net Fishing: The Yakama Nation Tribe

Scott Spino, a Yakama Nation tribal member explains the importance of the Klickitat River and fishing as providing both a sense of identity for his tribe, and for their livelihood.

Garden Trellis Ideas for Tomatoes and Other Crops

Garden Trellis Ideas for Tomatoes and Other Crops

Here are some seasoned garden trellis ideas to enable your plants to climb as they grow, and to provide the necessary support for heavier plants as they become weighted down with maturing fruit.

Designing Modular Garden Blocks For Raised Beds

Designing Modular Garden Blocks For Raised Beds

it was a MBA course assignment that inspired them to create a set of interlocking garden blocks to make a raised garden bed.

How to Make Small Batch Strawberry Jam (video)

How to Make Small Batch Strawberry Jam (video)

Marge Braker, a retired home economics teacher, demonstrates how to make small batch strawberry jam using fresh strawberries, sugar, and lemon.

Transplanting Vegetable Starts for Your Garden

Transplanting Vegetable Starts for Your Garden

Weston Miller, Oregon State University’s Community and Urban Horticulturist, demonstrates best practices for transplanting vegetable starts in your garden.