Pacific Northwest

February, 2003
Regional Report

In the Garden

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It's Bare-Root Season and Strawberries Rule!

During the months of January and February garden centers begin offering bare-root plants for sale. These are simply dormant perennials that are sold without any soil surrounding their roots. Without the soil, they are easier to handle and less expensive...
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Resources

Favorite or New Plant

Lavandula During the winter months I place pots of lavender throughout my home so I can enjoy its relaxing...

Books

Grow the Best Strawberries Grow the Best Strawberries by Louise Riotte (Storey Publishing, 1999, $3.95) provides all the...
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Regional Reminders

  • Test Leftover Seed
  • Control Fungus Gnats
  • Consider Edible Ornamentals
  • Eliminate Chickweed
  • Sow Annual Flowers Indoors

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