July Gardening To-Dos for the Pacific Northwest

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The weather is warm, the days are long, and there’s plenty of time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Here are some gardening tips and tricks to follow this month.


Monitor soil moisture levels and water accordingly. Consider soaker hoses or drip irrigation systems for efficient watering.

Assess Soil Moisture


Keep an eye out for aphids, spider mites, powdery mildew, and other pests. Promptly address any signs of damage or infestation.

Monitor Pests and Diseases

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Promote Air Circulation

Trim and prune plants for better air circulation. Staking tall flowers and vine crops helps prevent wind damage.

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Start planning for your fall garden. Evaluate planning zones and choose cool-season crops. Prepare garden beds with organic matter.

Plan for a Fall Garden


Water regularly, especially new plantings and containers. Consider using soaker hosed or drip irrigation for efficient watering.

Watering Tips

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Control Garden Pests

Monitor for insects like aphids, tomato hornworms and Japanese beetles. Use organic methods or beneficial insects to control pests.

Picking fruits, vegetables, and flowers benefit your garden by helping to prevent disease, promote new growth, and keep your garden looking neat and tidy.


Harvest Fruits, Vegetables, and Flowers

July is the perfect time for gardening in the Pacific Northwest. From watering efficiently to planning for fall, follow these essential tasks for a successful gardening season. For more gardening tips, be sure to visit the blog.

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