Pacific Northwest

July, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden

51

Shopping for Trees and Shrubs

When I go to a nursery to buy a tree or shrub, I'm looking for a plant that will make steady progress and endure, not one that will cling to life for a season or two then have to be replaced. Years of experience have helped me hone my detective skills...
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Resources

Books

Sustainable Gardening: The Oregon-Washington Master Gardener Handbook. Washington State initiated the Master Gardener program in the 1970s as a way to better serve home...

Favorite or New Plant

Hemerocallis, the Daylily I like 'Stella d'Oro' daylily for its yellow trumpet-shaped blooms, and its mounds of arching,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Plant Groundcovers
  • Reduce Black Spot on Roses
  • Blanch Cauliflower
  • Birdbath Care
  • Check for Insects

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