Tag Archive | garden

Pacific Northwest Gardener: What To Do In May

Take advantage of May’s warmth to prune spring blooms and plant vegetables and annuals for a summer bounty. May is the first month when the Pacific Northwest really starts to shake off the dreary doldrums of winter. All that sunshine means it’s a good idea to check irrigation systems in time for summer watering. We […]

Easter Decorating Ideas

Banish winter blahs and brighten up your home indoors and out with fresh flowers, cheery spring colors and whimsical Easter-themed touches. Pretty Place Settings Seriously, how sweet are these little chicks? HGTV fan Decorating Ideas Made Easy proves that creatively showing guests their seat needn’t be hard work. She simply printed guests’ names onto small […]

Grow Your Ideal Garden with HGTV’s Plant Finder

Now that Spring is here, why not get started on your garden or spruce up your landscaping? HGTV Gardens offers an interactive Plant Finder that helps you learn how to grow and identify different plants in your local area. You can then search for and specify plant type, light exposure levels or moisture levels, plant […]

Dreamy Decks and Patios

Browse these inspired outdoor gathering spots and gather ideas for your own backyard. Fun on Every Level The deck provides a bird’s-eye view of the multiple play areas and lounging options in this gorgeous hardscape, perfect for relaxing and entertaining. Rock columns on the deck perimeter help unify the look. Adaptable Deck This versatile outdoor […]

Spice Up Your Garden for Spring: Plant Cool-Weather Crops

Though Punxsutawney Phil has barely gotten back into his den, you’re already itching to start spring planting! Unfortunately, the last frost is still a month or so away. What’s a gardener to do? Simple answer: Plant cool-weather crops in containers on your deck or front stoop! You’ll have homegrown salad on your table before you […]