Rainy Side Gardeners
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When Short on Garden Space, Grow Up with Clematis
Be aware, when these divas open their petals in your garden, it is easy to succumb to their allure.
A Journey Into Spring
Romance Blossoms in a video — Northwest Flower & Garden Show.
The Herb Lover's Spa Book
When I picked the book up, the beautiful hard cover had a soft, sensual feel to it.
Anagallis monellii — blue pimpernel
Undoubtedly, you have heard of the scarlet pimpernel. Meet the blue pimpernel—although not as famous as its red cousin, it begs for attention with its cobalt blue petals!
Over the moon garden ideas: Northwest Flower & Garden Show display garden awards by Debbie Teashon for the Oregonian. "For me, some of my favorite gardens had common plant elements, yet what I loved was how they married the hardscapes with the flora and sometimes fauna, to bring about their interpretation of the romance theme. Any of these designs could change to fulfill a client's plant wishes..."
Evergreen huckleberry is a remarkable evergreen native shrub that is valuable in the Northwest landscape.
From the Archives
Bird Cages and Succulents
Here's a crafty, container DIY that is fun to do. Take a decorative hinged bird cage, line it with moss, plant it with succulents—hang and enjoy. (2013)