Pacific Northwest

November, 2000
Regional Report

In the Garden

7

Much Ado about Mulching

Mother Nature is sending those subtle hints again, and her timing is usually so impeccable that I try to pay attention and take my gardening cues from her. It's really no coincidence that leaves fall in the autumn to provide nurturing mulch around...
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Resources

Books

Trees and Shrubs Simplified Trees and Shrubs for Dummies , by Ann Whitman (IDG Books, 2000; $17), is a concise, sometimes...

Favorite or New Plant

Amaryllis With its huge, showy, trumpet-shaped flowers, amaryllis ( Hippeastrum ) makes a flamboyant indoor...
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Regional Reminders

  • Monitor Houseplants
  • Plant Tulips
  • Watch for Standing Water
  • Reduce Plant Disease
  • Fertilize Lawns

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