Pacific Northwest Gardening Tips for February

by Kimberly Hays February 11th, 2016
Spring is just around the corner and those who live in the Pacific Northwest have some chores to do to get ready for spring. There are many things to inside and out right now to make certain you have a productive garden this coming
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Starting Your Spring Crops Now!

by Jessica B. February 4th, 2016
If you live in New England, it might not seem like it is time to start thinking about getting your garden going, but even if there is snow on the ground and you are in the middle of a polar vortex, it is warm inside and a great time to start getting some of those little seeds in their pots. Then, when spring does decide to roll around, you will have some nice healthy seedlings ready to move outside.
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Organic Gardening: Work in the Garden Now!

by Kimberly Hays January 28th, 2016

The best preparation for good work tomorrow is to do good work today.

- Elbert Hubbard

Since nothing starts to bloom until March, we may be sitting idly by waiting for January and February to sweep by so we can get busy. The thing is, right now is the most important time to get your organic gardens and trees ready for their big show in March. There is much to do, so put on some warm clothes and head
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  • January Gardening in the Southwest

    by Kimberly Hays January 21st, 2016
    January is the perfect time to start your garden for the season in the Southwest. Most of the country is still battling frigid temperatures with freezing rain and snow, but the climate in the Southwest has prime conditions for beginning an outdoor garden. Here are some plants that you can get going now after tilling your garden beds and adding new mulch.

    Fruit trees – Right now is the perfect
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  • Peace Lily

    by T Akery January 14th, 2016
    Peace lilies are an interesting tropical flower. Practically any gardener can handle growing this one. Even if you are in a cold weather state, you can still grow this beautiful lily. It makes an ideal indoor potted plant. These lilies are typically white.

    The biggest reason they make an ideal indoor plant is that they require a lot of shade. You don't need to put them in an
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  • Taylor’s Sunburst Lodgepole Pine

    by Kimberly Hays January 7th, 2016
    Pinus Contorta, commonly known as Taylor’s Sunburst Lodgepole Pine, is an evergreen that was discovered in the Colorado Rockies. It is a attractive tree that is easy to grow in this area, as well as all of the the Pacific Northwest, and is a beautiful addition to any landscape. It changes colors as it grows when the new growths, or candles, have a yellow tint to them, and then
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