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Thumbnail for - Stretching Summer
Aug 23, 2012
Plantwise
What's growing this month
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Aug 21, 2012
resources for gardeners
This wholesale website is a great resource for plant-lovers, designers and gardeners needing authoritative information on some of the best plants for Pacific Northwest gardens.
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Mar 23, 2012
Cover Story
Putting plants to soil has an expansive tradition in our region—one of the world’s most fertile valleys. From growing vegetables that look as good as they taste to cultivating your own private...
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Jan 17, 2011
get dirty
Recently, accomplished gardener friends on Facebook have been proudly announcing that they have completed their late winter garden clean-up. I usually wait til the first week of February to cut...
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Aug 3, 2010
Get Dirty
Some perennials don’t stand up straight on their own. It’s maddening but true. Many shasta daisies, tall Sedum, Baptisia and a host of other perennials get tipsy as the season progresses –...
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Jul 7, 2010
plant of the week
Early July is the height of the lavender flowering season – the perfect time to learn about the many different lavender types. Lavender is a plant of many virtues. It’s a beautiful evergreen...
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Jun 21, 2010
edible gardening
There’s a new craze in grafted tomato plants this spring: – read about it here. Grafting is an old-fashioned horticultural technique: it’s basically splicing plants, just like audio tape used...
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Jun 10, 2010
good gardening
What a surprise — it’s raining torrentially again today! Instead of being out making gardens, I find myself inside the house, staring balefully out at the rain and cursing. A little while ago,...
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Mar 15, 2010
Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.
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Feb 20, 2010
Wise old salts say you should plant your sweet peas – and edible peas, while you’re at it – around Presidents’ Day in our region. But there are still many good weeks of planting time. It’s just...
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