Marianne Binetti

Hellebores are the perfect perennial for Western Washington | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

“Winter is here and so are the blooms on hellebore plants.”

Five things to know about poinsettia plants | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

‘Tis the season to gift someone a poinsettia plant, according to Marianne Binetti.

Give thanks to the Pacific Northwest | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti shares numerous reasons why we should be thankful to live in the Pacific Northwest.

Acheive that red-and-gold autumn glow with azaleas | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

As November moves in it is a good time to take notes about what grew well and what didn’t.

Still time to plant spring bulbs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti answers questions about poor soil quality and eating mushrooms.

Forcing growth makes shrubs vulnerable to winter damage | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Binetti answers questions about moving fall plants out of their pots and adding lime to lawn.

Halloween-themed plants and flowers to ‘spook’ up your garden

This week, Marianne Binetti shares how you can make your garden spooky, just in time for Halloween.

Time to mow lawn, prune floppy roses and brush cobwebs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

This week, Marianne Binetti shares the top "ought to do" chores for October.

Time to mow lawn, prune floppy roses and brush cobwebs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

This week, Marianne Binetti shares the top "ought to do" chores for October.

How to dry cabbage and protect against cats | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The second week of October is still a great time to plant so keep digging, dividing and adding bulbs to the garden. Marianne Binetti answers questions about preparing your fall vegetable garden.

How to dry cabbage and protect against cats | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

The second week of October is still a great time to plant so keep digging, dividing and adding bulbs to the garden. Marianne Binetti answers questions about preparing your fall vegetable garden.

Five things you may not know about planting bulbs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Now is the time to plant bulbs for spring blooms. Marianne Binetti shares five tips about planting bulbs.

Five things you may not know about planting bulbs | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Now is the time to plant bulbs for spring blooms. Marianne Binetti shares five tips about planting bulbs.

Scoring the perfect, green lawn | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti answers all of your lawn questions, including "Does it really matter if the lawn food says 'Fall and Winter' lawn food?"

Scoring the perfect, green lawn | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Marianne Binetti answers all of your lawn questions, including "Does it really matter if the lawn food says 'Fall and Winter' lawn food?"

Now is the time for a ‘Fall Refresh’ | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

September is the month to clear away the old, the weary and sad and refresh the garden with plants that celebrate the change of seasons.

Now is the time for a ‘Fall Refresh’ | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

September is the month to clear away the old, the weary and sad and refresh the garden with plants that celebrate the change of seasons.

Drought-resistant plants for the long, dry summer months

This week, Marianne Binetti features shrubs, trees and groundcovers for the low water use landscapes. These plants will need extra water, mulching and care the first summer after the are planted.

Drought-resistant plants for the long, dry summer months

This week, Marianne Binetti features shrubs, trees and groundcovers for the low water use landscapes. These plants will need extra water, mulching and care the first summer after the are planted.

Less thirsty, more interesting perennials | THE COMPLEAT HOME GARDENER

Some perennials and annual plants will be looking great this week and these are the ones that are drought and heat resistant.