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    Interesting Broadleaf Evergreens for the Northwest

    In an episode of Fine Gardening's podcast, Let’s Argue About Plants, the hosts discuss the importance of evergreen plants, and the particular perks of broadleaf evergreens: “The key to any…

  • close up of Dwarf plumbago with blue flowers in bloom and red fall foliage
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    Laura’s Seattle Garden

    Today’s photos are from Laura Kraft. I’m an avid gardener in Seattle and a longtime reader of Fine Gardening. Here are a few of my favorite shots, taken in my…

  • Greenstar tulip
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    Plant These Bulbs in Fall for Striking Blooms Come Spring

    The changing sunlight and temperatures in September in the Pacific Northwest are a signal for some that it’s time to start wrapping up the garden. But it is also a…

  • pink dahlia with bumblebee
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    Four Dynamo Dahlias for the Northwest Garden

    When summer is in full swing, most gardens are full of color and lush foliage. As the warm days continue, however, some plants start to flag and get tired looking—but…

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    3 Great Heat-Tolerant Grasses for the Northwest

    When sitting outside in summer, I often appreciate the grasses planted in my garden. I fell in love with grasses several years ago and enjoy adding them to perennial and…

  • fall perennials for the northwest
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    Unusual Fall Perennials for the Northwest

    In Andy Brand's article Unusual Fall Perennials, he discusses some out-of-the-box plant picks for this spectacular time in the garden: "As we reluctantly accept the inevitable and begin preparing our…

  • group of people walking through a garden
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    There’s a Big Gardening Community Out There Waiting for You

    People learn gardening from different sources. When I ask gardeners the when, why, and how of their gardens, they often tell me a story about a person who influenced their…

  • plant with bright yellow flowers planted in a bicycle basket
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    Moments in Allison’s Garden

    My name is Allison and I am from the beautiful Pacific Northwest, in Bellingham, Washington. I have been working on my garden for about three years now, and I'd love…

  • wild garden on forest edge
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    Wild Gardens: Why You Should Embrace a Wilder Landscape

    While working in your garden, do you work on cultivating every square inch of ground? Do you mow, string trim, prune, and weed throughout? Have you ever thought of leaving…

  • large white and pink lilies
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    Summer in Margot’s Garden

    Today we are visiting Margot Navarre's garden in Bellevue, Washington. I adore my winter and spring gardens but am getting into the summer spirit of gardening. Lysimachia (Lysimachia punctata, Zones…