Pacific Northwest

January, 2014
Regional Report

National News - From NGA Editors

'Cinderella's Carriage' Pumpkin

National News

While you may not want to be gardening in your glass slippers, you can still grow 'Cinderella's Carriage'. It may not get you to the ball to meet your prince, but you will be rewarded with a fairy...

'Chef's Choice Orange' Tomato

Many gardeners value heirloom tomato varieties for their delicious flavor, even though they may lack the desirable characteristics of more modern hybrids such as disease resistance. Now you can...

Gardening on the Moon

You may have heard of gardening by the moon, but how about gardening on the moon? In an effort to explore the possibilities for living on the moon for extended periods of time, NASA is planning...

Still Growing after Hurricane Sandy on Coney Island

The Coney Island Garden Program, now fully recovered after Hurricane Sandy, is a growing success. After the garden was destroyed by the 2012 superstorm, program director Ramy Fakhr and a dedicated...

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In the Garden

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Summer Garden Planning

Our mailboxes may be surrounded with vibrantly colored annuals in midsummer, but they are probably filled with flowers in January -- inside seed catalogs, that is! Page upon page of cheerful offerings remind us that spring is only a dozen weeks away....
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Resources

Shows & Events

Northwest Flower and Garden Show Catch the gardening bug at the 2014 Northwest Flower and Garden Show, to be held February 5-9 at...

Web Finds

Trees are Good Trees are Good , an educational website of the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA),...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Peas
  • Avoid Critter Damage
  • Propagate Houseplants
  • Plan for New Vegetables
  • Plant a Windowsill Garden

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