Pacific Northwest

June, 2012
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

Electric Garden Color

National News

If you'd like to add an electric jolt of color to your shade garden this season, consider the new Infinity® New Guinea impatiens from Proven Winners. 'Electric Cherry' (pictured) sports large,...

Herbal Inspiration

If you're looking for gorgeous photos and lovely watercolor drawings, along with lots of helpful information to inspire your efforts at herb gardening, look no further than the reissued edition of...

Fruits and Veggies May Help Smokers Quit

Are you a smoker who is trying to kick the habit? Upping your consumption of fruits and vegetables may make it easier to quit and remain tobacco-free, according to a new study published in the...

From the Garden to the Grill

The season of barbecues and cookouts is here, and many of us will be enjoying burgers and steaks, chicken and fish hot off the grill. But don't forget to add vegetables and fruits to your grilling...

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In the Garden


Easy Plant Propagation

I have to admit that I accidentally stumbled upon one of the easiest methods of plant propagation you can imagine. A couple of years ago I was cleaning leaves away from the base of my favorite hydrangea, and I discovered that a low-growing branch had...
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Shows & Events

18th Annual West Seattle Garden Tour The West Seattle Garden Tour celebrates "The Art of Gardening" for its 18th year on Sunday, July...

Favorite or New Plant

Versatile New Guinea Impatiens What makes these impatiens different is that they actually tolerate sun, although six hours a day...
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Regional Reminders

  • Mix Your Own Potting Soil
  • Thin Apples and Pears
  • Keep your Garden Paths Weed-free
  • Plant Bright Colored Flowers in Shady Areas
  • Feed Turfgrass

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