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Conifers are the framework of borders and beds in the wintertime, helping to articulate these gardening spaces.
It’s a tricky thing to do, however, because light conditions in our homes are different than the shadiest of gardens.
They were just coral-colored, but now you can get them in lime green, orange, purple and almost black.
Now is the perfect time to add tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, crocus and alliums to your garden.
Thanks to our hot and dry summer, a selection of plants are already starting to sport their autumn apparel.
He can’t help but find new treasures to plant each time he visits the nursery. Here are four he added recently.
Now is the time to improve your landscape, keep it healthy and save yourself work come springtime.
There is a surprising array of hardy herbs that we can grow in our northwest marine climate and not have to worry about replanting every… Continue reading
Although the fern is botanically very primitive, it is very well adapted to our martime climate.
Whether perennial or annual, these late-season standouts are very easy to grow and maintain.
Find them in the sun-loving section of the nursery, likely mixed in with other late-summer bloomers.
Also known as Rose of Sharon, the hardy shrub is one of the few that blooms in the late summer.
Don’t wait to plant trees and shrubs. Most of those found at the nursery weren’t grown in the field but in a container.
When a landscape contractor in the Sacramento Valley, he planted all summer long and never lost a plant.
Breeders have spent countless lifetimes searching the wilds for these one-of-a-kind plants.
You’ll continue to have weed problems if you don’t plant new plants or cover the ground with mulch.
July is a great time to fill in those blank spots with long-blooming perennials. (Yes, it is OK to plant in the summer.)
If you plant these perennial crops now, you’ll be harvesting their bounty by next year. And every year after that.
In addition to bees, our wasps and flies, moths and butterflies, hummingbirds and bats will thank you.
Growing your own veggies means you can plant varieties that simply cannot be found at the grocery store.