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WHATS NEW: JANUARY Color of the Year: Very Peri

From Pantone: Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives. Rekindling gratitude for some of the qualities that blue represents complemented by […]

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A Time to Reset

I’m a consummate planner. I have lists of lists. And if I do something that isn’t on my list – I write it down just so I can check it off! (Sound familiar?) This week was all mapped out, from gardening projects to swims, gym sessions, and visits with friends. Then the snow started to…

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La Nina In The Garden

As we wind down the 2021 gardening season it seems prudent to have a discussion about what this winter might look like. It will be the second year in a row that La Nina is the major influence in our winter weather patterns. What that meant for us last year seems to be proving true […]

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6 Ways to Repurpose Your Christmas Tree After the Holidays

The holidays are winding down and despite the desire to keep your beautifully-decorated Christmas tree as a centerpiece in your living room forever, at some point (sob!) it’s gotta go. Here are 6 ways to transform your tree into a critter-feeding-bird-sheltering-kid-entertaining-garden-mulching thing of wonder this year.

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Cold Protection for Your Garden Plants

Here comes another cold snap for the Puget Sound! Here are some quick tips for protecting your less-hardy plants from cold damage. Especially a good idea when temperatures dip into the 20s for several days.

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Hellebores – They Just Keep Getting Better

I have written about hellebores many times over the years and each time it seems like the breeders just keep improving them. Before I delve too deeply into some of the new introductions let’s do a quick refresher…

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Tree Transplant Company Helps Move Heirloom Trees

Big Trees Helps Family Move Special Trees to New Home SNOHOMISH, WA: Big Trees Inc, (www.bigtreesupply.com) a tree nursery and transplant company in the Seattle area, recently was contacted by a family looking to move trees with special sentimental value to two new homes. This prevented the trees from being bulldozed when their previous house […]

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A Gardener’s Winter Solstice

On the winter solstice, the northern hemisphere will be at its furthest tilt from the sun. We’ll mark our shortest day and longest night of 2021 here in the Pacific Northwest on December 21st . Then, our sunrises will creep earlier and our sunsets later. From the winter solstice on, the half of the planet… […]

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