Pacific Northwest

May, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden


Renovating My Perennial Bed

Although I designed my perennial borders to be permanent, in reality they are works in progress. Sometimes plants aren't satisfied with their allotted space, or I get tired of them and want to try something new. And always, there's that overgrown bed...
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Favorite or New Plant

Jupiter's Beard Jupiter's Beard, also known as keys of heaven or valerian ( Centranthus ruber ), is perhaps one...

Local Buzz

Ivy Considered Noxious Weed Oregon's Weed Board has declared English ivy ( Hedra helix ) a noxious weed. English ivy is...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prevent Powdery Mildew Disease
  • Plant Warm-Season Veggies
  • Apply Organic Mulch
  • Conserve Water
  • Check for Insects

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