Pacific Northwest

June, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Punch up your Garden with Blackberry Punch

National News

Looking to add some drama to your container plantings and hanging baskets this summer? Add excitement with the smoldering colors of Superbells® Blackberry Punch calibrachoa from Proven...

Find Out Where to Pick-Your-Own

Even if you don't have the space or time to grow all your fruits and vegetables yourself, you can still have the satisfaction of harvesting fresh, local produce yourself at a pick-your-own...

Be Water-wise with a Rain Barrel

Environmentally conscious gardeners -- not to mention thrifty ones -- look for ways to keep from wasting water while minimizing run-off and the pollution and erosion problems it can create. Using...

Top Gardening Books

Every year the American Horticultural Society, whose mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture, presents its annual...

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In the Garden


Great Expectations

Over my gardening career I've spent almost as much time pleading with my plants to succeed as I've spent weeding, watering, and grooming. As a new gardener, I begged my plants to perform; as an experienced gardener I set boundaries with clear...
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Favorite or New Plant

Colorful Kiwi Variegated kiwi (Actinidia kolomikta) , is an eye-catching vine with leaves that look like...

Clever Gardening Technique

Disinfecting Pots I love gardening in containers because I can easily change the plant combinations and because...
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Regional Reminders

  • Reduce Rose Diseases
  • Leave Clippings on the Lawn
  • Plant Veggies in Containers
  • Transplant Late-season Perennials
  • Take Softwood Cuttings

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