Category Archives: Soil

Curing Diseases With Tailored Composts

Print PDFThe Art Of Bespoke Composts Compost gets a lot of respect these days, and rightly so; good compost truly can be ‘garden gold’. In Victorian times, when head gardeners oversaw a flock of helpers, composts were carefully blended to … Continue reading

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Haitian Culinary Classics For Northwestern Kitchen Gardens

Print PDFPeanuts And Sorghum And Black-Eyed Peas, Oh My One of the many reasons I love gardening in the maritime Northwest is that so many plants from all over the world are happy here. True, until recently, our summers and/or … Continue reading

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Plants Deer Don’t Love, Though I Do

Print PDFDeer Proofing The Garden (Or Not) It always surprises me to hear people complain about the stress of living through renovations of either home or garden. I just love the entire process, and though the inevitable interruptions and delays … Continue reading

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A Glorious Garden Renovation

Print PDFDreaming Into New Possibilities I’m in the throes of a major garden renovation and feeling like the luckiest woman on the planet. It seems like all my friends are feverishly emptying their closets, but I did that a few … Continue reading

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