What to do in your garden in June

June is one of the best times to enjoy gardening. The days are long, the sun is hopefully out, and it’s a prime time to see things grow and bloom. Just get out and enjoy! But if you’re looking for stuff to do, one can build structures for climbing plants and vegetables, prune back things […]

What to do in your garden in April

There’s something to do in your garden 12 months a year, but in April, it hardly needs to be said. Spring is here and fully underway! Take your pick of things to get done in this April Garden Calendar, posted by Oregon State University Extension. It lists tons of things you can do: soil prep, […]

Virtual gardening festival set for March 19

Some of the biggest names in gardening are joining forces to empower the 16 million new people who took up the hobby in 2020 and ensuring they become lifelong gardeners. The Great Grow Along is a three-day online event, March 19-21, 2021, designed to connect with this sizeable and diverse audience. Lifestyle taste-makers, plant gurus, […]

Gardening isn’t canceled!

Gardening is a healthy form of stress relief — and it pays dividends in the form of continuous beauty throughout the spring and summer. Or as Walter Sedlacek of Laurel Bay Gardens, a retail garden center in Florence, Oregon, put it: “Gardening is therapy!” The COVID-19 pandemic has curtailed many activities, but gardening doesn’t necessarily […]

Guide helps you find your Christmas tree

Looking for a Christmas tree? The Pacific Northwest Christmas Tree Association has published an online guide that lists 36 U-cut tree farms in Oregon and 26 more in Washington state. Some of the U-cut farms begin operation prior to the Thanksgiving weekend, while the majority open the first weekend after Thanksgiving. Information provided on the […]

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