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Embracing the Season of Spiders & Drizzle

Whoever ordered the weather for September deserves a refund. Early autumn in the Pacific Northwest is usually just about perfect: cool, crisp mornings, warm sunny days, and flowers resurging with their last best show of color after a warm summer. This year felt like we went straight from glorious summer to spiders and drizzle—not what anyone ordered, for sure! But, as we settle into autumn in earnest, it’s time to [...]

2019-10-07T14:59:05+00:00October 9th, 2019|Bulbs, Container Gardening, Fall, Lawn Care|0 Comments

Five Tips to Make the Most of Autumn in the Garden

After a hot, stressful summer for our yards and gardens here in the Pacific Northwest, autumn has graciously settled in, bringing cool mornings and colorful leaves. As you begin to wind down your gardening projects for the season, here are a few tips to make the most of autumn’s cooler weather. 1. Now is the time to divide and transplant many of your spring- and summer-blooming perennials. Perennials like hostas [...]

Autumn Tasks for a Colorful Garden & Healthy Lawn

With the return of rainy, cool weather, autumn is in full swing here in the Pacific Northwest. And while it’s not always the most fun to work outside these days, the fact is, it’s perfect weather for planting and taking care of some important yardwork. So, here’s what’s on my gardening to-do list this month—grab your raincoat! First, it’s time to replace your summer flowers with two types of flowers [...]

2016-11-10T22:47:34+00:00October 15th, 2016|Bulbs, Fall, Lawn Care, Planting, Shrubs|0 Comments

Prepare Now for a Successful Spring

From the football field to a game of chess, a successful player or team anticipates its opponent’s moves and prevents the rival from advancing. In gardening, the same rules apply, and while November isn’t always the most pleasant time for yard work, it’s a crucial time for a few final tasks around the yard and garden to avoid playing catch-up next spring. First, now is the time to put your [...]

2016-01-22T06:15:14+00:00November 13th, 2015|Lawn Care, Planting|0 Comments