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The end of May is a good time to add herbs to the landscape and enjoy these fragrant, tasteful and useful plants as part of a low water use landscape or edible garden.
The third week of May is when you may be tempted to plant everything into your vegetable garden, and it is true that tomatoes, squash, beans and basil will survive if planted into the ground in mid May.
Combining colors in a container garden is a lot like painting a picture and many of our most famous artists have been gardeners as well.
Every spring many people ask the first two questions about tomatoes and slugs.
If you are looking for more color than consider filling the gaps in your garden with perennial plants for come-back color year after year.
The third week in April is a good time to weed, feed and add plants to your perennial or shrub borders. Every weed you pull in April can mean thousands fewer weed seeds to deal with during the summer.
Here are 5 Dirt Cheap Garden Tips that you can bank on:
April is a good month for planting trees, shrubs, roses, perennial plants such as hosta and rock garden plants as well as hardy sedums and succulents and cool season vegetables.
Here in Western Washington we have an abundance of evergreen trees and lots of shade. Add to this our plentiful overcast days and many gardeners struggle to add color to areas of dry shade.
Here’s the most asked questions from beginning vegetable gardeners – read them and reap.
Feeding the lawn in early spring helps the winter weary lawn to wake up and compete with the moss.
Time to educate yourself and ask questions before you purchase topsoil for landscape or lawn renovation projects.
Pollinators include birds, bees, butterflies and moths that all need the nectar of flowers this time of year for the energy it takes to pollinate the plants and keep us humans alive.
This is also a good week to check your overwintering geraniums, dahlia tubers and begonia corms to make sure they aren’t drying out.
Garden renovation is a lot like de-cluttering your indoor space with a fresh look and clean sweep of the overgrown, overdone and overwhelming plants and design elements in your outdoor space.
The end of January and beginning of February means it is time to dig in and start planning and planting.
The third week of January is when the birds most appreciate homeowners that keep the feeders filled. But is it necessary to feed our native birds with seed?
Want to breathe easier? Add some houseplants to your indoor rooms. Living plants take in carbon dioxide and give off oxygen and many varieties add the benefit of removing pollutants from the air as the produce oxygen.
Make 2015 the year you improve your home, your garden and your mindset. Just dig in and keep growing.
T’was the week before Christmas, and all through the yard, not a gift was given, not even a card...