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Seeking cool plants that work
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Indoor Gardening: DIY Humidity/Drip Trays
The Pacific Northwest has had an abnormally sunny and dry autumn, allowing gardeners to be more active in their outdoor gardens, but this is normally a dark, rainy time in the PNW. It's a time when the indoor garden can save your sanity by bringing foliage ...
Indoor Gardening: DIY Humidity/Drip Trays
Indoor Gardening: DIY Humidity/Drip Trays
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Appreciating what went right
I've done several posts this summer on the plants and garden areas that haven't worked out, and while I firmly believe in showing the uglier side of gardening, it's important to look at what is working, too. If you only focus on what's wrong, even a garden ...
Appreciating what went right
Appreciating what went right
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Garden Bloggers Bloom Day September 2018
Though not exactly few, the blooms in the garden this month are a bit far between. So here are my September blooms, gathered deceptively into one post. In real life, they are much more diffuse, with foliage carrying the bulk of the interest in the garden. N...
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day September 2018
Garden Bloggers Bloom Day September 2018
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More Summer Evaluations
Planted in fall of 2016, the newest garden areas have had time to begin showing what works and what doesn't. As I cast a critical eye over everything to evaluate its performance, I'm also planning extensive changes. More on that later this fall when I start...
More Summer Evaluations
More Summer Evaluations
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HPSO/Garden Conservancy Pre-Tour
Last Sunday, I was lucky enough to take part in a preview of the garden tour held jointly by the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon and the Garden Conservancy. You can find the details on the main event, this Saturday, July 14th, on this page . Proceeds from tic...
HPSO/Garden Conservancy Pre-Tour
HPSO/Garden Conservancy Pre-Tour
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Gardening with Verticillium Wilt
A branch from a Magnolia globosa showing dead cambium and dark staining in the wood, a common sign of verticillium wilt. The stain in magnolias shows a little differently than in other trees like maples. Pests and diseases are a fact of life in every garden...
Gardening with Verticillium Wilt
Gardening with Verticillium Wilt
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Garden Blogger's Bloom Day May 2018
It's been awhile since I did a Garden Blogger's Bloom Day post, and I may have chosen the worst month to jump back in. The garden is just exploding with blooms and it's turned into a monster of a GBBD post, even with a few shots taken to include multiple pl...
Garden Blogger's Bloom Day May 2018
Garden Blogger's Bloom Day May 2018
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Spring Planting Fever
Spring is in full swing and, like any good gardener, I've been amassing a stockpile of plants to add to the garden. I prefer to plant things soon after I bring them home, but sometimes things have to wait until key plants are acquired that need to be placed...
Spring Planting Fever
Spring Planting Fever
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A trip to Cistus Nursery
I visited Cistus Design Nursery near the end of March and am just getting around to posting the photos. A couple more visits have occurred since then, but on that day I spent a lot of time just enjoying the sights through my camera lens. It was a beautiful,...
A trip to Cistus Nursery
A trip to Cistus Nursery
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What's springing up around here
Events in the garden happen quickly as spring advances, even in the cool springs of the Pacific Northwest. Let's see some of what's been happening at Bean Acres. Rhododendron 'Bob's Blue' against Viburnum davidii . The bees have been all over these flowers....
What's springing up around here
What's springing up around here
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