After reading 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle, Southeast Portland resident Roxy Crunchie, became passionate about improving the plight of monarchs and other pollinators in the Pacific Northwest.
4 ways to know a pear is ready to be picked and other gardening tips
Pears should be harvested when fully formed, but not ripe. Most years that time is early August for Bartletts, but this year everything seems to be early, so it's important to watch your pears for when they are mature, says OSU master gardeners
Monarch butterflies need more than milkweed, says new study (photos, video)