Pacific Northwest

May, 2010
Regional Report

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Primal Scream

National News

Daylilies are popular plants because they are easy to grow and come in an incredible array of colors, sizes and bloom times. One way to help make a selection from among the many offerings at...

Award Winning Roses

It's never too soon to start planning ahead in the garden. Eager rose lovers will be happy to learn that All-America Rose Selections has already released the names of its two 2011 award winners!...

Landscape to Save Energy

As the cost of energy increases, we are all looking for ways to save. Energy-Wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for your Home and Garden by landscape architect Sue Reed (New Society...

Nurturing Community Gardens

For the many people who want to garden, but don't have a place of their own on which to plant, community gardens are a great solution. If you're interested in starting a community garden in your...

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In the Garden


Critters in My Garden!

Some of the plants in my garden may still be resting, but there's still an abundance activity in my landscape. New Visitors The first sign was a little mound of soil piled on the lawn. A few days later there were four more little mounds of soil in...
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Web Finds

Directory of Horticultural Web Sites The Elisabeth C. Miller Horticulture Library at the University of Washington has compiled a...


Soil and Composting Soil and Composting: The Complete Guide to Building Healthy, Fertile Soil , by Nancy J. Ondra...
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Regional Reminders

  • Control Azalea Leaf Gall
  • Overseed Lawns
  • Divide Hostas
  • Outwit Cats
  • Keep a Garden Calendar

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