Monthly Archives: March 2017
Cool Season Leafy Greens March 30, 2017 Recipes

Spring and fall are excellent for growing cool season leafy greens in the PNW.  These include lettuce, kale, spinach and Swiss chard, among others.  All of these crops prefer rich ......

The Wonderful World of Hellebores March 14, 2017 Perennials

With the right combination of hellebore (Lenten rose), you can have showy blooms in your shade garden from December through April.  Not only do they bloom at a time of ......

Converting Sprinklers to a Drip System March 8, 2017 Garden Design

Every year at Shorty’s, folks come in for help diagnosing plant problems related to incorrect watering practices.  There are the drought stressed plants, but we also address disease problems related ......