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“The first week of October is a good time to invest in a beautiful spring.”
The end of September is the time to make plans to protect your plants for the winter.
The third week of September is the time to fertilize the lawn, buy and plant spring blooming bulbs, continue to weed, water and mow and… Continue reading
From 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 in Lacey “Blooming Bingo” is a chance to win plants and prizes at this benefit for Thurston… Continue reading
The middle of August provides a last chance to clip and trim broadleaf evergreen shrubs before winter. In Western Washington the most common evergreens for… Continue reading
July is when spring-blooming bulbs like daffodils and tulips are finally dormant, so this is a good week to lift the dry bulbs and store… Continue reading
“Here’s an annual review of some of the best new products for Dad’s, grads and anyone that is ready to upgrade their garden maintenance tools.”
The second week of June is time to celebrate all the best plants for Northwest Gardens. It is not too late to start growing vegetables… Continue reading
The beginning of June is the season for clematis, queen of the vines.
Marianne Binetti answers questions, including what to spray if you are an organic gardener.
May Day alert! The ground in Western Washington is still cold from the wet spring so wait a few more weeks to plant heat-loving plants… Continue reading
Marianne Binetti shares a list of gardening books by local authors.
Near the end of March there is one very important garden task to be completed – get outside and weed. If you don’t get control… Continue reading
The third week in March is when nurseries are filling up with fresh perennials, roses, conifers, flowering shrubs and berry bushes. This is the time… Continue reading
From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2: Free class “Gardening in Dry Shade” in Sammamish. You can register through Brown Paper Tickets at Cascade’s… Continue reading
Marianne Binetti shares five tips for creating better container gardens.
Marianne Binetti answers questions about when it’s the right time to mow the lawn and prune roses.
Marianne Binetti shares three big trends driven by the interests of young Washington gardeners.
Gardeners, start your engines. Bare-root roses, trees, shrubs, strawberry plants and rhubarb roots can be found for sale at local nurseries and garden centers and… Continue reading
The end of January is when home and garden shows in the area give gardeners a sneak peek at spring while still under the protective… Continue reading