Gardening Tips for Beginners

Tips and tricks for gardeners just starting out and need some extra inspiration.

How to Cut Back Outdoor Garden Evergreen Ferns
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How to Cut Back Outdoor Garden Evergreen Ferns

Are your outdoor ferns looking old and tired? Now is the time to refresh them so they look vibrant and healthy again. This post will guide you through the best practices for cutting back outdoor evergreen ferns just in time for the new gardening season. Evergreen ferns are the focal point in the shadier areas…

How to Plan Your Garden Using Lessons from Last Year
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How to Plan Your Garden Using Lessons from Last Year

Have you ever planned your garden based on the lessons you’ve learned from last year? In this post, I’ll share the process of planning the garden for the upcoming year and making informed decisions about things like plant selection, layout, soil preparation, and pest management. Believe it or not, it’s that time of year when…

January Gardening Tips and To-Dos for the Pacific Northwest
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January Gardening Tips and To-Dos for the Pacific Northwest

You would be surprised by how many January gardening to-dos need to be worked on in your Pacific Northwest garden. It may be a cold and rainy month but it’s time to get back in the garden again! Follow along as I share my tips and gardening checklist for the month of January. These essential…

How to Easily Start Geraniums from Cuttings
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How to Easily Start Geraniums from Cuttings

Not only are geraniums easy to maintain and grow, but they are also simple to propagate. Today I’m sharing some gardening tips to help you start your own geranium plants from healthy stem cuttings. Annual geraniums, also known as pelargoniums, are one of my favorite flowers to add to garden planters, flower containers, and window…

October Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest
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October Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest

Are you looking for tips on October gardening in the Pacific Northwest during this busy time of seasonal transition? I’ll share what areas need attention in the early fall garden now that the leaves are starting to change color and summer flowers are fading away. It’s the beginning of the fall season and there’s a…