Pacific Northwest

January, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New Heirloom Green Tomato

National News

Many gardeners grow heirloom tomatoes for their taste, unusual shape, and beauty. With the reintroduction of old-fashioned varieties, you can now grow tomatoes from around the world. Some are as...

Unique, Twisted Houseplant

This time of year it’s good to have easy-care houseplants around. In most parts of the country, winter is in full swing and having a touch of indoor greenery helps brighten any day. While many...

New Colorful Perennial Flower

There’s one word that aptly describes Heucherella ‘Sweet Tea’ flowers: intense. This new perennial features stunning orange, 4-inch-diameter leaves that don’t fade with the summer heat and...

Easy-to-Clean Bird Feeder

Winter is for bird feeding. However, it’s important to keep your feeder clean and disease-free for our feathered friends to enjoy. Bird seed left out in the rain can get moldy and harbor...

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In the Garden

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Easy-to-Grow Orchids

If spending the winter on some tropical island isn't an option for you, growing orchids is one way to create a tropical paradise right in your own home. Orchids are reputed to be delicate and demanding but the truth is, orchids are tougher than you...
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Resources

Shows & Events

Northwest Flower & Garden Show The Northwest Flower and Garden Show is a five-day garden extravaganza, with designed gardens, a...

Clever Gardening Technique

Keep Drainpipes From Clogging One way to keep your gutters and drainpipes free of clogging debris is to wedge a plastic...
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Regional Reminders

  • Propagate African Violets
  • Add Lime
  • Organize Your Tools
  • Test Stored Seed
  • Rotate Houseplants

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