Flower Carpet

Country Almanac’s 2017 edition of Perennial Garden Ideas is packed with solid how-to information and features plants that with a little time and effort, every home gardener can grow.  Much of this issue focuses on the pairing of plants for maximum impact in the garden.   Included in their “Bulb Buddies” piece, the editors explain […]

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Northwest horticultural expert Marianne Binetti has been writing and talking about roses for many years – in her newspaper columns, her blog, for Lowes and as part of her Dig In Seattle program.  In a recent Marianne Binetti, On Gardening column in The Olympian, she wrote that “Every garden needs at last one rose plant.” […]

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If you’ve never grown a rose simply for fear that you’ll kill it in no time, think again!  The National Garden Bureau has designated 2017 as “The Year of the Rose”. 

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Fall is the professional landscaper’s secret weapon. It is the best time of year to fix problems or make wonderful things happen in the garden. Here’s how…

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Roses are the queens of the garden. No other flower is as universally prized, and no other flower is as celebrated as the rose. A rose bush in full bloom is the star of the landscape.   But roses can be fussy.

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Remember waving your hand in the air, suggesting you’d be thrilled to have the wedding at your place? You may even have begged your daughter, niece or best friend for the privilege.

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Spring Story Starters

April 16, 2014

Grab a coffee and spend the next three minutes scanning these spring-starters: yep, that’s a minute each. They’re sure to spark a few ideas…

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Waking Up Your Roses

January 28, 2014

After a long, cold, hunkered-down winter is there anything as heart-gladdening as the signs of Spring? Bare trees begin to bud up ready to blossom or unfurl their leaves. The bulbs emerge to promise color and scent, and the days start to fill with birdsong. It’s all wonderful, but one sign really pushes home the […]

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Tesselaar Plants Shares Expert Tips for Plant Selection, Placement and Upkeep With wildfires and record-high temperatures the cause of so much damage out West, including the loss of hundreds of homes in Colorado Springs, the death of 19 firefighters in Arizona and wildfire damage in all 50 states, Tesselaar Plants went to the experts for […]

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Garden experts list weather-proof plants that save time, money As you’re planning and planting your garden this year, you’ll want plants that can stand up to weather extremes.

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