Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

January, 2001
Regional Report

Shows & Events

Northwest Flower & Garden Show
Catch the gardening bug at the 2001 Northwest Flower & Garden Show February 7-11 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle. You can visit twenty-seven stunning display gardens and hundreds of exhibits featuring the latest in products and services.

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The Gardener's Iris Book
In The Gardener's Iris Book, by William Shear (Taunton Books, 1998; $25), the author shares expertise gained from forty years of tending irises. Starting with the tall bearded iris, the book features iris types for almost any garden conditions - dry, wet, shady, or sunny. Step-by-step instructions and photos make choosing, planting, and growing irises simple. If you have any interest in developing an iris garden, you must add this book to your collection.