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Northwest Gardening 93 Ideabooks
July's garden is coming into its own, with warm temperatures that invite you outside and an abundance of blooms to enjoy. Of course, all that color needs a little bit of care to continue looking great throughout the summer season. Removing spent flowers from roses, dahlias and lavenders is an important step in keeping these...
Pacific Northwest Gardener's August Checklist
Deadheading perennials, cutting raspberry canes and preparing for the onion harvest keeps Northwest gardeners busy in August
Pacific Northwest Gardener: What to Do in September
Put in cool-weather veggies, fertilize your lawn and tidy the garden this month before chilly weather arrives
I want to enjoy my garden, not be a slave to it, and with five acres to play in, that means planning. Whether you have a patio garden or an estate, your garden will be better if you take some time now to put down your pruners and pick up your notebook...
Pacific Northwest Gardener's October Checklist
Break up tidying time by planting spring bulbs, tending to veggies and giving leaves a rich new life
I'm a fair-weather gardener. I prefer to sit in front of a log fire enjoying my winter garden through the windows, rather than donning full rain gear and Wellies to deal with soggy perennials. That means getting ahead during these pleasant early-autumn...
Pacific Northwest Gardener's November Checklist
Set a festive mood with a container garden while preserving and protecting your landscape and water features
November is the final month to prepare the garden for winter. It’s rather like tucking children into bed at night: They have played all day, and now they’re tired. There’s the bath-time ritual, followed by a quiet story before they snuggle under...
Pacific Northwest Gardener's December Checklist
Great Design Plant: Evergreen Huckleberry Appeals All Year
Spring flowers and summer berries are only half the story with Vaccinium ovatum, a versatile Pacific Northwest native plant
Evergreen huckleberry (Vaccinium ovatum) is surely one of the most versatile, attractive and wildlife friendly of all the Pacific Northwest natives. Factor in the delicious berries that are adored by wildlife and humans alike, and you have a plant...
Great Design Plant: Feed Wildlife With Flowering Currant
Blossoms and berries make this plant irresistible to birds, bees and other critters — and a treat for the eyes too
Great Design Plan: Zagreb Tickseed Takes Care of Itself (Almost)
Get colorful drama along with deer resistance, drought tolerance and low maintenance — plus a butterfly or two
Great Design Plant: Axminster Gold Comfrey for Sun or Shade
Plant this perennial for bold color that will light up shady spots, sparkle in the sun and add interest from spring until fall
Great Design Plant: Little Heath Andromeda Brings 4-Season Color
Rosiness in the cool months and fragrant white flowers in spring help make this shrub a winner — and hummingbirds love it too
Great Design Plant: Sunrose Dazzles on Dry Slopes
Great Design Plant: Gold Collection Hellebores Perform Like Stars
Exciting colors, longer bloom times, forward-facing flowers ... These hybrids leave old hellebores in the dust
Great Design Plant: Autumn Fern Adds Color All Year
Use this evergreen, easy-care fern for soft texture and coppery tints in container gardens and the landscape at large
Great Design Plant: Winter Jasmine Gladdens Snowy Gardens