Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

October, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Outstanding Fall Color

There's an unmistakable crispness in the air, a sure sign that summer is coming to an end. I think fall is a magical time. I love the cooler temperatures, shorter days, and the awesome autumn foliage. They have a soothing effect after the busyness of...
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Cottage Garden Potpourri As you're cleaning up the garden this fall, be sure to harvest some petals and leaves for...

Favorite or New Plant

Dianthus, a Reliable Cool-Season Performer There are over 300 species of dianthus, and while some will reach heights of up to three feet,...
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Regional Reminders

  • Tidy Up Those Flower Beds
  • Natural Pest Control
  • Sow Onions
  • Bring Houseplants Indoors
  • Groom Perennials

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