Pacific Northwest

July, 2001
Regional Report

In the Garden

25

The Splendor of Peonies

I think peonies are a theatrical plant. Their foliage emerges in late spring, followed by big, fat flower buds. Then they wait, poised at the brink of performance, until the weather suits them to open into their full glory. I wait too, in great...
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Resources

Books

Continuous Bloom In Continuous Bloom, A Month-by Month Guide to Nonstop Color in the Perennial Garden , by Pam...

Favorite or New Plant

Ligularia 'The Rocket Ligularia stenocephala 'The Rocket' has gorgeous heart-shaped, toothed leaves that grow up to...
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Regional Reminders

  • Protect Apple Trees
  • Prevent Corn Earworms
  • Take Geranium Cuttings
  • Divide Bleeding Hearts
  • Check for Squash Vine Borers

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