|FREE Gardening Tips
See tips pages on menu above for tips on:
How to plant and water
Seems simple, but there are some tricks to help your plants succeed.
How much to water, when to water and strategies for conserving water.
How to successfully grow these lovely plants in the Pacific Northwest.
How to plant, care for and prune your clematis to encourage those lovely blooms.
Critters and your garden
Attracting birds, butterflies and wildlife as well as dealing with those pesky critters. Lists of deer resistant plants.
Tips on growing edibles in containers. You can have your very own potagerie.
From a talk by Larry Lael 7/14/2012
Fruit, nuts and berries
Selecting the right cultivars, planting, pruing and caring for tree fruits, nuts, berries, grapes, figs, small fruits and more. Helpful links for more information.
Growing herbaceous (shrub), tree and or intersectional peony hybrids
Pruning – Orchard, landscape trees, Japanese Maples, storm damage and prevention.
Strawberries – report on strawberries tested here at the nursery
Tips to help you get lots of produce even here in the cool NW
Year Round Containers – Plant list and tips on container gardening