Tips and Tutorials

The Difference Between Annual and Perennial Plants
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The Difference Between Annual and Perennial Plants

Do you know the differences between annual and perennial plants? I’ll share each plant type’s strengths and how each can benefit your gorgeous garden. Understanding the differences between annuals and perennials is important when it comes to growing a vibrant and colorful garden. Growing these two categories of plants together gives your garden the best…

Dahlia Planting Guide for Beginners
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Dahlia Planting Guide for Beginners

Do you love how dahlia flowers look but aren’t quite sure what it takes to grow these beautiful blooms in your garden? Today I’m sharing my dahlia planting guide for beginners with tips for planting, storing, growing, and how to care for dahlias. Any beginning gardener can learn how to plant and care for dahlias….

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

Get your hands dirty this May with these gardening to-dos for the Pacific Northwest. From planting summer annual seedlings to preparing your garden bed soil, these monthly tips will help you create a thriving garden this growing season. Gardening in the Pacific Northwest is an exciting time this month. The May weather is getting warmer,…

Dividing Perennials: Your Garden Guide to How, When, and Why
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Dividing Perennials: Your Garden Guide to How, When, and Why

Did you know that splitting perennial plants in your garden keeps them healthy and can save you money too? This guide will show you the process of dividing perennials, the right timing, and the benefits it brings to your garden. There are many gifts to growing perennial plants in your garden. They are the gift…

April Gardening Tips and To Dos in the Pacific Northwest
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April Gardening Tips and To Dos in the Pacific Northwest

Are you having trouble figuring out what needs to be done in the garden now that spring has finally arrived? The garden needs a lot of love, and there’s so much to do to prepare for this year’s growing season. Today I’m sharing my April gardening tips and to-dos for your Pacific Northwest garden. I…