Plants Make Life Better

Want to improve your quality of life? Get your hands dirty and plant something. That’s right, putting trees, flowers or shrubs in the ground doesn’t just provide you with beauty and shade, it can also improve your property value, lower your energy costs, clean the air and water—even lower your heart rate.

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Let’s address a dry topic

Previously, I have discussed some of the effects of the very dry summer season, not only in the Pacific Northwest, ...
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Seize some seeds from the garden for planting next year

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How to rebuild healthy soil this winter

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Flower Power in the Pollinator Victory Garden

Originally appeared in Nation Garden Bureau Flowers are some of the most important food sources for pollinators, but there’s more to ...
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Get your garlic on: A primer on planting, growing and harvesting

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Give plants a head start by planting in fall

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Plants Make Life Better

Plants make life better! Research has proven that plants benefit all of us in many ways — some obvious, and some not so obvious. What benefits? Check out these flyers and see.

 

DON’T JUST STAND THERE … PLANT SOMETHING!

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