Use plastic sheeting to warm the soil.
Discusses how to grow dahlias, beginning with soil preparation, fertilizer needs, and planting. Includes information on propagation, how to handle cut flowers, and digging and storing tubers. Also discusses insect and disease problems.
Asparagus, beets, carrots and summer squash are some of the vegetables you can grow along the coast. Learn what to watch out for in a region known for cooler temperatures.
Pacific Northwest blueberry growers must identify and control a number of bacterial and fungal diseases in order to ensure the highest yields. Fortunately, only a few of the diseases that occur on highbush blueberry in this region cause significant losses when left unchecked.