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August is one of the driest months in Western Washington and dry weather can attract deer to your home landscape. The over population of our… Continue reading
Marianne Binetti will be speaking at the Auburn’s Farmers Market at noon Sunday, July 14. No charge. The second week of July is when you… Continue reading
Time to manage your garden before July
The longer days mean plants are having a growth spurt, so be sure to feed and water to keep up with rapid growth. Roses love… Continue reading
Here are the most incredible edibles to grow now.
Near the end of April the nurseries will be overflowing with color. Bedding plants or annuals in bloom can be purchased now but may still… Continue reading
Do you have a small space? Perhaps just a balcony or patio as outdoor space? Maybe you have no soil and can only grow plants… Continue reading
This time of year, gardeners have a lot on the “do” list. Of course, there are just as many “don’ts.”
The end of March may roar like a lion or meet April in showers of flowers but early spring is always the time to become… Continue reading
The fourth week of March is a time of explosive growth in Western Washington so take a moment to notice the early blooming bulbs and… Continue reading
The third week of March and spring is officially sprung so celebrate with a fresh pair of garden gloves and plant something from seed. Growing… Continue reading
The second week of March is time to fertilize the lawn, plant perennials and hardy annuals like pansies, sow seeds of lettuce and chard in… Continue reading
The end of February is time to dig in and get planting. This is the season to save money and score better yardage by buying… Continue reading
Time to take a trip around the world — just by making a trip to Seattle. This year the Northwest Flower and Garden show runs… Continue reading
The second week of February has some gardeners confused. Is it spring or winter? Can I mow the lawn? Plant some vegetables? Prune my rhododendrons?… Continue reading
The beginning of February starts the gardening season – once you see daffodils pushing up from the ground you know you have survived another winter… Continue reading
For the middle layer of your landscape, turn to hard-working shrubs.
If you’re looking for low maintenance, put down layers of tall-, medium- and low-growing plants.
Dreary winter days can be spent ordering seed packets, providing dreams of new plants in the spring.
The new year is a time for fresh starts and you can change a lot In your garden this coming year just by resolving a… Continue reading