Monthly Archives: January 2019

Coaxing Early Blossoms

Springing Into Spring Winter’s tantalizing weather likes to keep us guessing, switching from grey to golden and back again in dizzying flip-flops. If spring is definitely flirting with us, there are still weeks if not months of dim and chilly … Continue reading

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Defensive Gardening 101

Protecting Your Garden From Flood & Fire As climate change affects weather patterns, gardeners need to think about gardening in new ways, including plant protection. Though Maritime Northwest winters have typically been wet and cool, this year we’ve experienced the … Continue reading

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Gardening From Scratch

A New Beginning Happy New Year! Whatever the horrors of the past year, each brand new year aways seems somehow fresh, open to possibilities and unrolling before us like a road untravelled. I most certainly hope this is so on … Continue reading

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Rise Up & Draw Down

How Gardeners Can Help Mitigate Climate Change A new year lies open before us, its pages largely unwritten. Oh sure, many of us have calendars already jammed with work and play, events and appointments, vacations and expectations. Some of us … Continue reading

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