Compost is an acceptable amendment for blueberry plants, but it's important to test it before you apply it. Pay attention to pH and nutrient levels, and watch out for weeds.
Look to this hydrangea how-to for advice on soil, water, pruning and more. Learn a simple pH trick that will turn blooms from pink to blue.
Describes how to grow highbush and cultivated blueberries in a home garden. Covers how to establish a planting, select a site and cultivars, determine soil requirements, prepare soil, plant, control weeds, mulch, fertilize, water, ...
Certain varieties grow best in the Pacific Northwest
You have been looking at that large, old, unkempt fruit tree in your yard for some time, wondering what to do with it. Should you save the tree, or remove it and start over? Let's look at what's involved in restoring a neglected fruit tree to health.
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.