A big, soggy Pacific Northwest winter is on the way. Now is the right time to protect lawns against chilly temps. Here's how to set up your lawn for spring greening in just a weekend by dethatching, aerating, overseeding and more.Read More
Well-loved mowers can last upwards of two decades, and a lot changes in 20 years. Check out McLendon’s top mower types and learn three questions to help you choose the right machine for your yard.
The Best Indoor Plant for You (And How to Take Care of It): Part 5
The top five exotic, delightful and, let’s say, “somewhat more finicky than most” houseplants make this list. But all the extra spritzing, humidifying and care are worth it for these truly show-stopping plants.
And they’re really not that much extra work. Follow these simple directions and keep your peacock plants fully feathered and flourishing.
Simple steps to planting summer bulbs in the northwest
Are you suffering from daffodil envy? Do you dread the end of tulip season? Dry those tears and grab your gloves. It’s not too late to plant bulbs! Here’s everything you need to know to give your garden petal power this summer.
The Best Indoor Plant for You (And How to Take Care of It): Part 4
You’ve seen them in stores, in homes, in Victorian-era period pieces; they’re ubiquitous and for good reason.
Classic houseplants are easy to care for and tolerate questionable conditions with few issues. Artificial light, low light, cold drafts? These five plants aren’t phased.
When insect pests attack prized plants, pesticide-pulling trigger fingers can gobsmack even the most granola among us.
In her 42 years of gardening, Sharon Collman says she hasn’t had to use a pesticide. How does she encourage a naturally balanced, eco-friendly garden?
Winter is loosening its uncomfortable, damp grip on the Pacific Northwest, and that means it’s time to show your lawn some love. Prep your yard by giving moss and invasive grasses the smack down before spring has sprung. And if you play your prep right, you can keep your lawn mower mothballed for a few weeks.
The Best Indoor Plant for You (And How to Take Care of It): Part 3
Clean the air you breathe with the help of a houseplant! In the third of our five-part series, learn about NASA-approved plants that are chlorophyll-caped superheroes disguised as little ol' potted plants.