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Eco Friendly Yard Cleanup: Composting

Want to tidy up your property for free, with no hauling or transportation? All of that and more can be done easily and inexpensively with a compost pile- plus, you’ll be generating nutrient-rich soil to keep your gardens, pots and raised beds healthy.
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Great Natural and Recycled Materials

Cement sculptures and brand new everything is great, but if you’re feeling eco-friendly or looking to bring a little extra nature into your outdoor retreat, consider incorporating some of these gorgeous recycled materials into your next project.
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Hybrid, Heirloom and OP Plants

Have you ever flipped through a gardening catalogue and wondered if a hybrid or heirloom label made a difference? It depends! Today we spend some time talking about the similarities, differences and interesting facts about hybrid, heirloom and open pollinated plants.
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Pruning: What, when and how

One of the most important parts of maintaining a healthy garden or landscape is regular pruning. While it might feel counter-intuitive, pruning helps maintain the health of your plants, supports pollinators and encourages a plentiful harvest.
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Local Spotlight: PNW Seeds and Bulbs

Are you serious about the quality of your seeds and bulbs? In This episode of our Local Spotlight, we're raving about our favorite seed and bulb companies growing and selling right here in the Pacific Northwest
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Fall Garden Checklist

Fall is the time to slow down, take stock and get ready for a cozy winter and vibrant spring next year. We’ve put together a handy checklist to get you started.
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Budget-Friendly DIYs for Your Spring Garden

Spring is finally here, teasing us with a few weeks of bright, balmy outdoor weather. When it inevitably starts raining again for a month or two, why not spend the time checking out our curated list of budget-friendly, DIY garden…

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Installing a New Raised Garden Bed

Spring is here, and it’s time to freshen up your outdoor landscape! Planting in raised beds allows you amazing control over the health of the soil, drainage, and (especially for PNW residents) better protection against invasive plants. The height of…

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Understanding Plant Hardiness and the Growing Season

Do you know which plants have the best chance of surviving the winter? How about which fruits and veggies will provide their full bounty before the growing season ends? All of this and more can be determined by 3 important pieces of information and a little sleuthing. Read on to see how!
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