Category Archives: Winterizing

Reviving Frozen Plants

Print PDFAfter The Freeze As a series of cold fronts ripped through the Northwest, many of us struggled to shelter and protect borderline hardy plants. Draped with floating row cover cloth, sheets, or bubblewrap, temporary structures can provide a few … Continue reading

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Kalettes, Wasabi and Colorful Cauliflower

Print PDFGrow The Newest Trendy Foods At Home I work at the local library, a dream job if there ever was one. As I soft and shelve books, I notice that the balance of most-checked-out books is shifting from cook … Continue reading

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Cover Crops Boost Soil Power

Print PDFTo Build Soil And Foil Weeds, Sow Fall Cover Crops Though summer is fading, the still-warm days of fall are an excellent  time to do all sorts of garden chores, from planting trees and shrubs to prepping new beds … Continue reading

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Winter Garden Makeovers

Print PDF  What To Do When It’s Too Wet To Garden Wet winters are tough on hardcore gardeners, who fret when kept out of the beds and borders. Sadly, soggy soil is especially prone to damage. When we walk and … Continue reading

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