Gardening with Ed Hume Gardening information archive. Great Plant Picks for the Northwest The Great Plant Picks program is a new plant awards program designed to help the home gardener identify foolproof plants for their Pacific Northwest garden. The program is targeted at gardeners in the maritime Pacific Northwest.
Greater Seattle Plant Sharing Cooperative Facebook Group A private Facebook group with the mission: "to make plants available to more people in order to improve our communities.
Idaho Landscapes and Gardens Published by the University of Idaho Extension, this well organized site contains articles on a wide variety of gardening topics such as fertilizing, transplanting trees, growing berries and growing Idaho native plants. King County, Northwest Yard and Garden A collections of resources for sustainable yard and garden care.
Find information on rain barrels, making compost, Northwest native plants and listen to episodes of the Yard Talk podcast. Marianne Binetti The personal page of a Northwest garden writer that features photos of the international garden tours she leads, information on her books and a link to another site where readers can submit questions to her.
Go to their Publications section to download information on alternative solutions to pest problems, pesticide fact sheets, and special reports about issues of pesticide reform. Oregon State University: Landscape Plants The site features images and information on over landscape plants mostly woody listed in alphabetical order by genus. Use the Plant Search to filter by attributes such as flower color or leaf shape to narrow down the possibilities.
Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM "This website has been established to provide educational materials and links for the identification and management of pests in commercial nursery production in the Pacific Northwest. As useful a reference as entertainment!
Part how-to guide, part workbook, and part plant encyclopedia, Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia is the. Editorial Reviews. Review. Here is an educational gardening book that the Pacific Northwest Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia - Kindle edition by Carla Albright. Coastal Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: From Northern California to British Columbia by [Albright.
Plant Disease Control Oregon State University presents their online version of a guide to plant diseases. Search by the common name of either the plant or the disease. Each record describes the cause, symptoms and control for the particular disease, and most have a picture. The site also gives detailed instruction on how to submit a diseased plant sample to the Oregon State University clinics as well as addresses for the many official County Extension clinics in the Pacific Northwest.
Its place is in damp woods and bogs, often on rotting wood, in shady coniferous forests, from sea level to well up in the mountains. Wildlife value Many wild species eat and disperse the nuts. Also included here are gardening forums, links to e-mail discussion lists, and online gardening resources. Keep the soil slightly moist until the roots are established, and then leave the tree alone unless the weather is unseasonable hot and dry. Scientists know that bees are dying for a variety of reasons —pesticides, habitat destruction, drought, climate change, nutrition deficit, air pollution, and so on, which makes us the obvious perpetrator. An outstanding shrub that takes pride of place in the mock-orange clan — Philadelphus lewisii — is considered the best of them all by British authorities. In the library we have a section devoted to books about plants and gardens from these regions.
Topics include Easton's favorite new plants, horticultural happenings and reflections on her home garden. Rainyleaf Gardener and Nurserywoman, Elaine Sawyer, blogs about gardening and her favorite plants for the Pacific Northwest.
Two Rainy Side Gardeners This site features a collection of articles about gardening in the Northwest. Also included here are gardening forums, links to e-mail discussion lists, and online gardening resources.
UBC Botanical Garden Forums An on-line extension service based in Vancouver, this site also allows posts of photographs, scientific discussions and details from University of British Columbia research. Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria A portal to over 3. These include mustard, lettuce, spinach, kale, Brussels sprouts, fava beans, endive, peas, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, beets, parsnips, beans, squash, chard, potatoes, onion, radish and cucumbers.
Albright recommends installing raised beds rather than planting directly in sandy soils. Compost helps improve the coast's acidic and sometimes very alkaline soils. Greenhouses are also a good option for extending the growing season.
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