Pacific Northwest

October, 2004
Regional Report

In the Garden


Fall is a Good Time for Mulching

I've heard mulches described as "silent gardeners," and I wholeheartedly agree. Properly applied and maintained, mulched areas prevent loss of water from the soil by evaporation, suppress weeds, moderate soil temperatures, prevent crusting of the soil...
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Web Finds

Plant Amnesty Answers to your questions about tree pruning and more can be found at Plant Amnesty Web site....

Clever Gardening Technique

Summer Greens in Winter When the weather is less than ideal for growing cool-season greens outdoors, I like to grow them...
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Regional Reminders

  • Give Garden Debris the Toss
  • Water Plants Under Eaves in Winter
  • Keep Leaves Raked
  • Clean Gutters
  • Hang Bird Feeders

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