Pacific Northwest

July, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Dazzling Dahlias

Dahlias are reliable performers here in the Pacific Northwest, blooming from midsummer right on through autumn. The plants can grow from 1 to 6 feet tall, depending on variety, with golf-ball to dinner-plate sized flowers, in practically every color...
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Making More Plants The title of this book -- Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation, by Ken...

Favorite or New Plant

Clary Sage Both big and different, clary sage ( Salvia sclarea ) is a difficult plant to describe. This...
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Regional Reminders

  • Create a Topiary
  • Deadhead Roses
  • Plant Begonias
  • Give Summer-Blooming Bulbs Good Aftercare
  • Fertilize Perennials

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