Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

May, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Cutting Back to Improve Performance

You probably associate pruning with woody plants, but pruning also benefits herbaceous perennials and annuals. When you cut back leggy plants, deadhead spent flowers, pinch stems, or disbud, you are actually pruning. Routine trimming of herbaceous...
Read more »


Shows & Events

Portland Rose Festival Portland's annual Rose Festival is Oregon's largest community event, with three major parades, an...


Sauteed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions Ingredients 2 cups green beans 1/2 cup pearl onions, peeled splash peanut oil salt to taste...
Read more »

Regional Reminders

  • Training Vines
  • Fir Tree Companions
  • Prolonging Wisteria Bloom
  • Debugging Containers
  • Butterfly Those Roots

Read more »

Syndicate this Report


Today's site banner is by dirtdorphins and is called "Asperula"