Pacific Northwest

December, 2007
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Fragrant English Roses

National News

David Austin’s English roses have been gracing the gardening world for more than 25 years. These roses combine the beauty and everblooming nature of modern hybrid tea and floribunda roses with the...

Sock It To Strawberry Diseases

Black root rot disease is a menace to strawberry growers. Plants with this soilborne disease often are short lived and produce few berries. For commercial operations, fumigating the soil with...

New Award-Winning Viola

Violas and pansies are classic cool-season annual flowers. For gardeners in mild winter areas, they bloom and provide color all winter. In colder areas they’re one of the first flower transplants...

Milder Winter Predicted

Predicting what the winter weather will be like across the country is always tricky business, but with modern forecasting tools many meteorologists feel more confident about going out on a limb to...

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In the Garden


Birds in the Garden

Bird-watching is a hobby I really enjoy, and I've carefully created a backyard haven to attract birds of all kinds. In fact, of all the wildlife that visits my garden, birds are the most welcome. I find their antics at the feeders quite amusing, and I...
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Web Finds

National Bird-Feeding Society The National Bird-Feeding Society Web site is a wonderful resource for bird lovers. It's...

Favorite or New Plant

Astounding Astilbes Always on the lookout for shade-loving plants, I'm really pleased with the astilbes I acquired a...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prune Raspberries
  • Check Stored Bulbs
  • Remove Dead and Diseased Wood
  • Buy Healthy Poinsettias
  • Decorate With Evergreen Boughs

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