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LAND OF PLENTY: A California couple makes the move from urban coastal living to a country homestead in Ojai. Jul 1, 2018 612
LATE BLOOMER: As the weather cools down, a Northwest garden comes into its own. Nov 1, 2017 377
One home, three gardens: an Oregon family plants for sun, shade, and veggies on their little patch of paradise. Jul 1, 2015 486
Must love dogs: a designer creates a relaxed, low-water landscape for a Portland homeowner--and her three canine companions. Interview Jun 1, 2015 560
Flood prevention. Brief article May 1, 2013 101
Feel-good fruit: plant now to harvest a pesticide-free bounty from your own garden. Jan 1, 2011 850
It's not too late: forgot to plant your edibles? Get these veggies in the ground now, and reap the harvest this summer. Jun 1, 2010 347
Fresh faces: a West Coast viola breeder gives the inside scoop on these cool-season beauties. Feb 1, 2009 380
Saving on a rainy day; Rainwater is free and pure, a tonic for plants. Here are four ways to catch and store precious winter rainfall to keep your garden lush. Jan 1, 2009 570
Plant a no-mow lawn: choose Western native grasses for a casual, easy-care meadow. Oct 1, 2008 190
Create a great path; design it on a curve, then fringe with the right plants. Sep 1, 2008 347
Front-yard meadow: let foliage be the star for a rich palette and a blend of textures. Brief article Aug 1, 2008 231
Stroll through lavender. Brief article Jun 1, 2008 85
Romance your pots: tricks and tips from a northwest gardener on turning heat-loving plants into unforgettable containers for your patio. Jun 1, 2008 302
Expand the deck: connect your house and yard with a multilevel destination for outdoor living. Brief article Jun 1, 2008 268
Your perfect tomato; Homegrown tomatoes are infinitely more flavorful than anything you can buy. You've peppered us with questions--here's how to get your most luscious crop ever. May 1, 2008 526
Build your dream backyard; How one couple picked up their power tools and created a magical outdoor dining room. May 1, 2008 700
How to make your own compost; A master composter shares his secrets to cooking power food for the soil. Mar 1, 2008 411
Lively yet low-water; This front-yard makeover shows how to add curb appeal without raising your water bill. Mar 1, 2008 387
Let your garden go wild: use nature's untamed beauty to inspire your landscape design. Jan 1, 2008 629
Great garden paths: our favorite ideas for creating a journey through your own backyard. Sep 1, 2007 858
Summer stunners: grow unthirsty coneflowers in glowing new colors. Jul 1, 2007 502
How to make a fountain: recirculating water spills over the edge of two nested pots. Jul 1, 2007 517
Five great flowers to plant now. Jun 1, 2007 680
Five best compact shrubs. Apr 1, 2007 584
How to feed plants: tips for choosing the correct fertilizer for your plants, plus the right ways to apply it. Mar 1, 2007 544
Autumn gold: brighten your garden with shimmery yellow Ginkgo trees. Nov 1, 2006 546
Favorite ferns: these shade lovers now come in a wide array of leaf colors and patterns. Here are our top 6 picks. Sep 1, 2006 581
Pick of the crop: in California, a few iconoclastic farmers are growing the world's best peaches--at a price. Jim McCausland explores a sweet revolution. Jul 1, 2006 1042
Living tapestry. Jul 1, 2006 81
Smart summer watering. Jul 1, 2006 522
Picture perfect: a garden designer shares her secrets for great plant pairings. Jun 1, 2006 651
Basil bounty: for a summer-long harvest, plant a mix of varieties. May 1, 2006 346
Lost in thyme. Brief article May 1, 2006 114
Rain chains. Apr 1, 2006 82
Bainbridge Island: on an island near Seattle, meet the most passionate gardeners in the world. Apr 1, 2006 1910
Ultimate raised bed: it's inexpensive and easy to build in a weekend. Mar 1, 2006 547
Good earth: when and how to amend garden soil. Mar 1, 2006 436
Best strawberries. Jan 1, 2006 409
Decorating with poinsettias: pair them with colorful houseplants. Dec 1, 2005 343
Easy orchids: getting started with Phalaenopsis. Brief Article Dec 1, 2005 271
Holiday cactus: more reasons than ever to love this great plant. Dec 1, 2005 360
New mandarins. Brief Article Nov 1, 2005 127
Japanese maples: choose one of our favorites for dramatic fall color in your garden. Nov 1, 2005 643
Summer fireworks. Brief Article Jul 1, 2005 162
Hood Canal hideaway: between Seattle and the Olympics, an unsung getaway just got better. May 1, 2005 1414
Rock stars: placing stones with an expert's flair. Brief Article May 1, 2005 286
Comeback bulbs. Brief Article Mar 1, 2005 310
Blooms on high: choose the right flowering cherry for your garden. Jan 1, 2005 1204
Walks to live for. Jan 1, 2005 1039
Strawberry tree. Brief Article Nov 1, 2004 146
Berm it: give your garden a lift with a landscaped mound. Oct 1, 2004 375
River town rising: plan a fall visit to experience Redding's stunning new bridge and its waterfront parks. Sep 1, 2004 1281
A magical space: lush foliage encloses a terrace and path. Brief Article Aug 1, 2004 212
The new petunia: thanks to a breeding revolution, these aren't your grandma's flowers. Jun 1, 2004 1069
In the pink. Brief Article Apr 1, 2004 153
So long, lawn. Apr 1, 2004 316
Favorites: nursery tale. Mar 1, 2004 308
Grow a garden naturally: creating an organic kitchen garden is easier than you think. Mar 1, 2004 1112
Easy drip for containers: gadgets. Feb 1, 2004 93
Within easy reach: this garden room uses hardware-store items in fresh ways. Brief Article Jan 1, 2004 281
Lush and low cost. Brief Article Jan 1, 2004 299
New 'Shooting Star' hydrangea. Brief Article Dec 1, 2003 333
Really fast trees: these 15 speedsters sprout 2 to 4 feet in a single year. Nov 1, 2003 799
Bulbs for pots: plant them now for color next spring. Brief Article Oct 1, 2003 169
Poppy fever: choose from a world of colorful beauties. Sep 1, 2003 1070
From Russia to Northern California. Brief Article Sep 1, 2003 186
When is it time to pick? (Garden). Brief Article Aug 1, 2003 177
Orchid news. (Garden: Guide). Jul 1, 2003 172
Check the numbers. (Around the State). Brief Article Jun 1, 2003 124
Summer cleanup made easier: a shopper's guide to electric trimmers. (Garden). Jun 1, 2003 566
Make more hydrangeas: how to create new plants by taking cuttings. (Garden). May 1, 2003 365
New Holland. (Window on the West). Apr 1, 2003 154
Crops that thrive in pots: you don't need much space if you plant the right veggies and herbs. (Garden). Apr 1, 2003 403
Landscape fabrics: dress your garden for success. (Garden). Apr 1, 2003 414
Good food, good health: the smallest vegetable beds can pack in lots of nutrients--and great flavor--if you choose plants carefully. (Living Well in the Garden). Mar 1, 2003 1080
Family garden: how to design your landscaping for kids, a dog, and a very full life. (Living Well in the Garden). Mar 1, 2003 935
Pictorial guide to alpine plants. (Guide). Book Review Feb 1, 2003 159
Best of the West. Jan 1, 2003 108
Tune in your very own weather report. (Garden). Jan 1, 2003 184
Know your microclimates: identifying your garden's pocket climates can help you grow the right plants in the right place. (Garden). Nov 1, 2002 975
Grow a garden journal: it keeps track of plant labels, seed packets, and more. (Garden: Project). Nov 1, 2002 300
Multiply by dividing: perk up your perennials--and get more plants for free. (Garden). Nov 1, 2002 292
Potting pavilion. (Garden-Mountain Guide). Oct 1, 2002 129
Peas as sweet as sugar. (Garden). Aug 1, 2002 475
Trickle fountain: water drips down plant-topped columns into a dreamy pond. (Garden). Aug 1, 2002 303
A little water music: how to add the magic of falling water to your garden. Aug 1, 2002 1912
Growing to love iris: Choose your favorite colors and styles to plant this summer or fall. (Garden: Outdoor Living). May 1, 2002 1088
Deception Pass State Park: Near Burlington, Washington. (Scenery). Brief Article May 1, 2002 150
Forts that guard the Columbia: Near Astoria, Oregon. (History). Brief Article May 1, 2002 181
Little house on the patio: This all-purpose shed is easy to build and long-lasting. Brief Article Apr 1, 2002 255
They bloom like annuals, but live on for years: Marathon perennials. Apr 1, 2002 2016
Lovely lewisias: Montana's state flower and its cousins are among the West's favorite natives. Brief Article Mar 1, 2002 440
Roll-your-own seedling pots. (Garden Guide). Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 90
Grow your own blueberries. Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 510
Wise-buy Orchids: Moth Orchids are beautiful, long-flowering, and unfussy. Brief Article Feb 1, 2002 441
Yellow roses that resist black spot. Brief Article Jan 1, 2002 451
The Many Faces of Ivy: It's the "do anything" holiday plant. Green or golden, leaves are oval, heart shaped, or three pointed. Brief Article Dec 1, 2001 742
Geodesic greenhouses. Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 235
Markers with staying power. Brief Article Nov 1, 2001 124

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