How To Prepare Your Pacific Northwest Garden For Spring in February

You made it! It may not feel like it, but the long winter is coming to an end. Starting this month, the garden begins to reactivate as we head into spring. Winter boredom is over and you can start prepping for a busy spring! Add a splash of color with early flowers  February weather in…

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Summer Tips: What to do in Your Seattle Garden for June

It’s a busy time in the garden! Things are growing and flourishing this month. This dynamic time means you need to be active in shaping what grows and where. Too much growth can actually be a bad thing, so it’s up to you to be strategic and shape your garden into what you truly want. …

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January Tips to Prepare Your Northwest Garden for the Year Ahead

January is another quiet month in the garden. The cold and wet mean it’s worth staying inside. But as spring, and the accompanying light and warmth, come closer, there are some things you can do to prepare! Prepare indoor plants It’s probably still too cold to plant outdoors, but towards the middle of the month…

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How to Get Your Seattle Garden Ready for the Holidays this December

The holidays are here! If you’ve been keeping up with your winter prep — see our earlier posts — you’ve earned yourself a quiet month in the garden. Celebrate by using that extra time to turn your home into a winter wonderland. Here are some festive tips to make the depths of winter a little…

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Sun’s here! What to do in Your Seattle Garden for May

You made it! The days are getting longer and warmer. Summer is right around the corner. Now is the time to prepare to make the most of Seattle’s best-kept secret: summer sunshine. Planting the right things, readying your irrigation systems and keeping up with maintenance will make sure you’re ready to enjoy the long, warm…

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What To Do In Your Pacific Northwest Garden For November: Brace For Frost

Prepare for frost

November is a quiet month in the garden. If you finished your fall clean up in the last months (see our last blog posts), you can look forward to a cozy winter after dealing with one last foe: frost. The Farmer’s Almanac predicts November 16 as the first frost of fall, but it can come…

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Five October Tasks To Prepare Your Pacific Northwest Garden For Winter

October garden tasks

October is an important month in the garden. Now’s the time to buckle down and finish prepping for winter and spring. The work you do now will pay dividends and ensure you can stay cozy inside with the knowledge your garden is tucked in as well. Here are five key pieces of prepping your garden:…

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Changing Seasons: What Do in Your Seattle Garden for September

Northwest garden in the fall

Don’t let the last gasps of Seattle summer fool you, the days are getting shorter and the turn of the seasons is here. September is a month of transitions. And while the lingering heat of summer may keep some plants going, it’s not too soon to start planning for the months to come. Maintain through…

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Five things to do in your Pacific Northwest garden for August

August Greenhouse 2021

You may want to savor the remaining days of valuable Seattle summer while they last, but time is ticking on and it’s important to keep up with your garden as we look ahead to the end of summer and the coming, colder months. Here’s some tips to make sure you make the most of your…

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Lawn Mowing in the Northwest

Northwest Lawn Care   Mowing is an important practice used for sustaining turf grass growth. Consistent and frequent mowing can help develop turf grass that is dense, of fine texture, more resistant to insects and diseases and more drought tolerant due to deeper root zones. Here are some answers to common questions about mowing: How…

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