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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.
Breath in fresh air, roll up your sleeves and get to work on pruning, weeding and planting.
The flowers are appreciated for their sweet fragrance, frost tolerance, yellow flowers and blooming habit.
Developed in Europe, these flowers will brighten your garden and be your harbinger of spring for years to come.
When planting roses in the garden, get them watered-in right away and add some transplant fertilizer.
Here are a variety of roses perfect for Valentine’s Day gift-giving.
The issue is figuring out which berry varieties you want — because so many of them like the Northwest.
Now that the “arctic blast” is behind us, it’s time to clean up your flower beds. Here’s how to do it.
Homeowners have lots of space-saving options when it comes to growing apples, cherries, pears and more.