Pacific Northwest

November, 2006
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

California Law Supports School Gardens

National News

The National Gardening Association has been supporting and promoting school gardens for more than 30 years. We recognize that school gardens help kids in many ways. Children who have been through...

New Tree for the Edible Landscape

It’s not often that something new comes along in the world of yard trees, but a recently introduced tree native to northern China is not only widely adapted to American growing conditions, it...

Totally Recycled Plant Food

Gardeners are natural recyclers. They love to recycle pots, stakes, and even plants. If you’re a thrifty gardener and you garden organically, this plant food made from earthworm castings may be...

Gardening Anywhere Book

Gardening on Pavement, Tables, and Hard Surfaces (Timber Press, 2004; $30) is more than just another container gardening book. Author George Schenk shows how you can garden literally anywhere....

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In the Garden


Outfoxing the Deer

I live in a neighborhood where the "deer and the antelope play." It's no secret that I am enthralled by their grace and beauty; I love to watch them wander along the edge of the forest. But I really wish they'd stay in their own territory instead of...
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Want to Learn About Garden Weeds? If you'd like to learn more about those pesky garden weeds, Weeds of Canada and the Northern...

Clever Gardening Technique

Make Your Own Deer Repellent In early spring, when new growth is especially tender and tasty to deer, or early fall when deer...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Lawn Against Red Thread
  • Store Fertilizers
  • Drain Sprinkler Systems
  • Watch for Buds on Holiday Cactus
  • Sow Cover Crops

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