Pacific Northwest

September, 2011
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

New NGA Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey

National News

National Gardening Association conducted its first Environmental Lawn and Garden Survey in 2004. Concerns about global warming, climate change, our carbon footprint, and all things "green" have...

Reblooming Azaleas

Azaleas have long been the glory of the spring garden, when their showy blossoms adorn the shrubs in vivid shades. Now you can have as much as 20 weeks of colorful flowers with the new Proven...

Global Warming Affects Corn and Wheat Yields

Corn and wheat are staples in the diets of many across the globe, so anything that affects their yields has an impact felt by millions. According to an analysis done by a team of U.S. based...

Get Plant Savvy with Monrovia Videos

Get some savvy gardening advice from Monrovia Nursery's garden experts when you watch Monrovia's plant savvy® Tips videos. Covering a wide variety of subjects, including fruit trees,...

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In the Garden


Gardening is Good for You!

I think gardening is one of life's purest pleasures. It's a scientific fact: gardening is good for you. Besides being good exercise, it soothes the soul and brings pleasure through all the senses -- sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing. Nurturing...
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Web Finds

Home Irrigation Systems Conserving water in the garden is easier to accomplish if you have a home irrigation system....

Favorite or New Plant

Spotted Dead Nettle Despite its unattractive name, spotted dead nettle is a pretty ground cover for shady areas....
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Fall Colors
  • Stop Feeding
  • Remove Volunteer Seedlings
  • Save Seeds of Favorite Annuals
  • Harvest Hot Peppers

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