Pacific Northwest

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


In Praise of Natives

I love walking through my woods in early spring. Native plants are always the first to awaken from their long winter's nap, showing new growth weeks before plants in my carefully planned landscape awaken. As new stems grow and leaves unfold I imagine...
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Web Finds

Pesticide Label Awareness The EPA is launching an advertizing campaign to remind gardeners to read labels before using...


The Natural Garden Habitat The Natural Garden Habitat by Ken Druse (Clarkson Potter, 1994; $40) is the third book in a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Choose Easy Care Annuals
  • Deadhead Rhododendrons
  • Try Colored Mulches
  • Move Houseplants Outdoors
  • Discourage Aphids

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