Tips & Articles tagged as: compost
Spring is Almost Here!
March 8, 2023
Spring is “official” on Monday, March 20th this year. We all know though, that the Pacific Northwest often shares some spring like weather and early flowering plants during traditional winter months so it’s not unusual for us to be antsy to get into the garden. I’m certain many of us already have been at work […]
Season: Spring | Tagged bees, cold weather, compost, cover crops, deadheading, edible plants, Insects, lilacs, Mulch, perennials, pollinator, pruning, roses, soil damage, soil health, soil test, spring vegetables, trees
Fall Gardening Tips and Resources
Don't stop gardening yet!
October 6, 2021
Fall is a great time to do some very important work in your garden. This is a prime season to improve your soil, get ahead of weeds and set up wildlife resources in the landscape. Give us a call to discuss personal priorities and let us help you get your garden set up for the […]
Season: Fall | Tagged bees, compost, container garden, edible, edible plants, evergreens, fall, fall compost, lawn, lawns, Leaves, Mulch, native plants, overseed, soil health, wildlife garden
Leave the Leaves!
October 21, 2013
Katie Vincent, Garden Hotline Educator Fall is iconic—and, sometimes, obnoxious—for the swath of red, orange, yellow and brown deciduous leaves that litter the ground. But this shedding of foliage is more important to our yard’s ecosystem than many of us may believe. Evergreen Vs. Deciduous We can’t just have evergreens. Deciduous leaves have an entirely […]
Posted in Mulching Your Garden | Tagged compost, fall, Leaves, Mulch | 2 Responses
Making compost is one of the best ways to utilize your garden’s resources to improve the health of your soil, which in turn improves plant health. Garden clippings and food waste are usually trucked across the county where they are then composted. So making your own compost, at home, reduces your carbon footprint! Here are […]
Posted in Featured Article | Tagged compost, general advice | 8 Responses