Regional Gardening Reports :: National Gardening Association

Pacific Northwest

November, 2002
Regional Report

In the Garden


Soils of Clay

One of the biggest challenges a gardener faces is dealing with clay soils. What can you do to improve them? The answer is not simple, but there is still plenty you can do to improve heavy, poorly draining clay soils. Soil is composed of minerals,...
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Bugs, Slugs & Other Thugs Bugs, Slugs & Other Thugs , by Rhonda Massingham Hart (Storey Books, 1991, $14.95) is a...

Favorite or New Plant

Trillium, Wake Robin Trilliums are called wake robins because they herald the return of spring and the reawakening of...
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Regional Reminders

  • Check Bulbs
  • Secure Vines and Canes
  • Prepare for Cold Snaps
  • Plant a Cover Crop
  • Weed, Weed, Weed

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