Rainy Side Gardeners
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Pesticides are not always the answer
Some of them remind me of a scene in the classic Arlo Guthrie’s song Alice’s Restaurant...
...here I was practicing a new art form — horticulture millinery couture.
Plant Gallery and Growing Guide — Perennials
A Day for Music, Art, and Sea Side Gardens
...a garden near the ocean has many obstacles to overcome.
Energized Purple Pot — A Revisit
A good plant recipe for a container in a partial shade location.
Repurposing — A Recipe for Charming Containers Full of Plants written by Debbie Teashon for West Sound Home & Garden magazine.
"All it takes to repurpose something into a plant container is a little imagination, good drainage, a bit of soil and wonderful plants. Season with a dash of charm, a pinch of humor or an element of surprise — it’s a recipe for a charming display in the garden."
One of the easiest lilacs to grow, the dwarf Korean lilac blooms later than most of the other species and cultivars.
From the Archives
High-Voltage Hanging Baskets Light Up NW CoastalTowns
Preorder Debbie Teashon's and Wendy Tweten's new book to be publish September 2015:
Gardening for the Homebrewer: Grow and Process Plants for Making Beer, Wine, Gruit, Cider, Perry, and More