Pacific Northwest

November, 2010
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Landscapes for Life

National News

Would you like to have your garden be more in tune with nature? Are you interested in designing a landscape that not only looks good, but can be maintained with sustainable practices? If so, you...

Homegrown Harvest

If you're looking for a food gardening book full of not only helpful information but plentiful- and gorgeous- instructional photos as well, look no further than this new offering from the American...

Take Two Cockroaches and Call Me in the Morning

Most gardeners know that, when it comes to the insect world, we have friends as well as enemies. While some insects cause problems for us in our gardens and homes, many more are beneficials,...

Nutrition News

Need more reasons to grow- and eat- lots of fruits and vegetables? How about keeping your bones strong? In an article in the November 2010 issue of Nutrition Action Health Letter , published by...

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In the Garden


Outsmarting Winter Weeds

Most gardeners I know tolerate weeding and accept it as a necessary part of gardening. However, I like to weed! Weeding provides me time alone and time to think - both precious commodities in my busy life. Usually, by the time the weeds are all pulled,...
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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...

Favorite or New Plant

Sedum 'Autumn Joy' This is the time of year when the perennial sedum 'Autumn Joy' finally comes into her glory,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Prepare Beds for Spring
  • Compost Plant Debris
  • Plant Garlic
  • Sweeten Root Crops
  • Appreciate Fall Foliage

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