Pacific Northwest

August, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Slugging it Out in the Garden

Whenever I spot a trail of glistening slime leading across a leaf or flower, I know that a slug or snail has been feasting. I'm always amazed at the amount of damage they can do in a relatively short period of time. Slugs and snails are mollusks,...
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Web Finds

Identifying Vegetable Problems If you have some ailing vegetable plants, you can visit Cornell University's Vegetable MD Online...

Favorite or New Plant

'Sweet Dreams' Coreopsis (Coreopsis rosea 'Sweet Dreams') I can't think of a more attractive, reliable, and trouble-free summer bloomer than coreopsis. It...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mulch to Conserve Moisture
  • Keep Lawn Mower Blades Sharp
  • Check Vegetables for Pests
  • Patrol for Slugs
  • Mound Soil Around Carrots

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