Pacific Northwest

July, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Grow a Fall Crop of Strawberries

National News

Strawberry lovers take heart; for those who can’t get enough fresh strawberries and wish the June crop produced over a longer period, there may be a solution. A new cropping technique developed by...

New, Natural Weed Killer

Summertime means weeding time for most gardeners. While the old methods of hand pulling and hoeing are still the most effective, sometimes you’d just like to spray those weeds to get rid of them....

Unique Pine Tree

Evergreen trees fill many roles in the landscape. They block unsightly views, provide a dark backdrop to colorful flowering shrubs and perennials, and create habitat for birds and wildlife. It’s a...

Free Guide for Organic Gardeners

The number of organic farmers, as well as the number of acres devoted to organic growing methods, has increased steadily for the past 10 years. This increase creates a need for up-to-date growing...

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In the Garden

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My Own Rose Parade

Now that the growing season is in full swing, we're enjoying our garden to the fullest, especially our lovely roses. Some shrubs require minimal care, but roses need a regular maintenance program for peak performance all summer long. Many references...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Bainbridge in Bloom The eagerly awaited matriarch of the Northwest garden tours, Bainbridge in Bloom, celebrates its...

Clever Gardening Technique

Smart Digging There is more to digging, shoveling, and spading than grabbing a shovel or a fork and putting...
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Regional Reminders

  • Divide Early-Season Perennials
  • Pinch Back Herbs
  • Water Container Plants
  • Take Geranium Cuttings
  • Prevent Corn Earworms

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