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These hardy perennials are beloved by hummingbirds and easy to grow in Snohomish County soil.
Whether they’re planted in full sun or part shade, hardy fuchsias will bloom from June until frost.
As our summers get longer and drier, our plants are more and more stressed for moisture.
Some fun facts: The oil is said to soothe and heal insect bites, sunburns and small cuts, even acne.
Lots of daylight means it’s an ideal month to fill in those empty spaces in your garden.
Every green thumb will appreciate these distinctive varieties. Some literally have black leaves.
Cannas grow as tall as 12 feet — just be sure to give them tons of sun, moisture and food.
Step away from spiky Dracena and add some drama to the containers on your patio.
Keep the plant blooming every year and from overgrowing the garden with this simple pruning regime.
From planting veggies to deadheading rhodies, here’s what you need to be doing in May.
They look and smell just like their full-size counterparts — without all the insects and diseases.
This variety combines stunning colors with a pleasing form that fits into any landscape design.
Spring is the time to shop for and plant these easy-to-grow perennials that can reach 6 feet tall.
This season is especially thrilling because of all the hope and anticipation that comes with it.
Cornelian cherry and flowering plum don’t typically bloom at the same time. But they are right now.
If your garden is showing signs of “winter burn,” you may need to cut growth down to the ground.
Root crops, such as potatoes, onions, leeks and carrots, should be planted now.
If you still don’t feel comfortable cutting after reading this, contact a horticultural professional.
Columnist Steve Smith picks his favorites from a long list of plant breeders’ introductions.
Columnist Steve Smith shares more on the effects the recent snowstorm will have on our gardens.