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THE YARD, WEED, bulbs and plants are leaping into spring, so here comes a much-needed to-do list for March. 1. Pestilence prevention. Now is the… Continue reading
HAVING BEEN BORN near a 17-acre “greenhouse” to parents who both had a master’s degree in floriculture from Cornell College, it is easy to understand… Continue reading
WHAT A FABULOUS event the Northwest Flower &Garden Show really is, especially when shared with a busload of Olympic Peninsula gardeners. Deadlines for this article… Continue reading
IT’S THAT WONDERFUL time of year again, especially as cabin fever sets in: It’s time for Seattle’s Northwest Flower &Garden Show. This is the 29th… Continue reading
THE OTHER WEEK, we talked about sunlight (or lack thereof) and grime on your precious houseplants. Another great trick is to now “pinch out” the… Continue reading
WHAT A DIFFERENCE a week can make. The snow is gone, melted by the rain, so the plants are watered and the grass is green.… Continue reading
JANUARY AND WINTER just keep rolling along. We are now 22 days into the season of cold (and wet), both of which we saw last… Continue reading
SO ONCE AGAIN, happy New Year. We start a whole new gardening year and right now it is so perfectly cold, it’s ideal for the… Continue reading
I WISH YOU all the best and may your lawns be deep green, your yards be mole-, horsetail- and weed-free and all your flowers bloom… Continue reading
THE END OF this year has been interesting to say the least. First, an unseasonably warm frost-free October and November, with dahlias in bloom past… Continue reading
AFTER A PROLONGED, unseasonably frost-free autumn, Old Man Winter decided to make an early appearance (winter begins Wednesday Dec. 21, at 2:44 a.m.) and delivered… Continue reading
WELL, WE ARE certainly into December, as the temperatures, even for the low of the day, are in the mid to upper 40s with highs… Continue reading
AS WE MOVE through mid- into late fall, let’s explore all the possibilities of your seasonal holiday garden. There is a wide range of plants… Continue reading
AS NOT ONLY an ornamental horticulturalist but as one who tries to stay in vogue, who could I be if I did not give my… Continue reading
AS WE MOVE into November, which is the prime time for pruning many of your plants, let’s pause to contemplate how most, if not all… Continue reading
Here’s a list of 12 mandatory bulbs to buy to help make us “Flower Peninsula USA.”
Kale and cabbage can really grow on you.
The next eight weeks are the best time to plant shrubs and trees for either year-round or autumn glory.
Because your garden should reflect the best aspects of your tastes.