Tag Archives: Gardening

5 Things Every Raised Bed Gardener Should Know Blog Teaser-mar20

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5 Things Every Raised Bed Gardener Should Know

When it comes to gardening in raised beds, just a few simple tips can ensure success while having fun. 1. […]

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How to Choose the Right Leather Glove for the Job

Leather gloves are a top choice when it comes to choosing a work glove. Leather gloves are a great option […]

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Spud Magic with Mike Darcy

Walking into the Wilco store in Canby, I was drawn to the display of seed potatoes and it brought back […]

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Potted Roses with Mike Darcy

What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet. William Shakespeare’s  “Romeo and Juliet”. The […]

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Everbearing Strawberries with Mike Darcy

What is summer without fresh strawberry shortcake?  Fresh local strawberries are a summer tradition in much of the Pacific Northwest […]

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Using Organic Soil in Garden Beds

So what exactly is organic soil? Isn’t all soil “organic” since it’s soil? Not necessarily. One way that may be […]

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Raised Bed Gardening: For Easy Maintenance

So what exactly are raised beds? Raised beds, sometimes referred to as garden boxes, are structures that are built to […]

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Is it too Early to Start Planting Vegetables with Robyn Rogers

It’s starting. Can you see it? Nurseries are beginning to bring in pansies and primroses – the harbingers of spring […]

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It’s Not Too Late For Tomatoes with Mike Darcy

I once had a long time Portland gardener tell me that if tomatoes were planted in early May as compared […]

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Raised Beds with Mike Darcy

It was not many years ago that it would have been unusual to see raised vegetable gardens in the front […]