Garden Matters

Musings, advice, and ideas about gardening.
Rhododendrons 101

Rhododendrons 101

Rhododendrons, with their magnificent flowers, are one of the best-loved sights in our Pacific Northwest gardens—and many are in their full glory right now. The name rhododendron comes from the Greek words meaning “rose tree”.  With somewhere around 1,000 species,...

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Garden Tool Prep—It’s Time!

Garden Tool Prep—It’s Time!

If you’re itching to start some kind of work in the garden but feel it’s just a little too early to really get your hands dirty, why not spend some time and get your trusty garden tools in tip-top shape.  Here are some jobs to do now that will pay back big dividends...

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