Pacific Northwest

October, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden


Basking in Autumn's Rich Glow

As summer ends and garden colors start to fade, many of us begin to think about putting our gardens to rest. This time of year doesn't have to symbolize the end; think of it instead as a new beginning. Autumn gardening is challenging, but it is also...
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Simplifying the Selection of Trees and Shrubs Trees and Shrubs for Dummies , by Ann Whitman (IDG Books, 2000; $17), is a concise, sometimes...

Favorite or New Plant

Autumn Crocus Colchicum autumnale , better known as autumn crocus, is one of the plants I love this time of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Keep Out Gophers and Moles
  • Avoiding Red Thread
  • Clean Up the Garden
  • Compost Your Debris
  • Harvest Small Fruits

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