Carrots grow well in the cooler climate of the Olympic Peninsula and also tolerate occasional warmth. Optimum carrot color and sugar is obtained when temperatures range between 60 to 70 degrees F.
Appearing now in your local area! Common or field horsetail is an aggressive perennial with a spreading rhizome system. Field horsetail does not produce flowers or seeds. This plant reproduces by spores and more commonly by creeping rhizomes and tubers.
Need a rapid reward for your gardening efforts? Plant radishes for a quick and easy harvest that livens up foods with its spiciness and crunch.
Spring Plant Sale — May 17-18 at the Master Gardener Demonstration Garden, 2711 Woodcock Road in Sequim. Saturday hours are 9 a.m.-1 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-noon. The MG Plant Sale is very popular so plan to arrive early for the best selection!
If you want a pest and disease free, easy to care for, gorgeous almost any time of year addition to your garden, try an ornamental grass.
Steep and moderate slopes can be found in virtually any setting and can present landscape challenges.
Seminars, plant clinics, information about maintaining lawns, bulbs, shrubs, grounds covers, etc.
In our coastal climate, we have lots of lichen in our surroundings. Pronounced “LIKE-en,” there are over 1,000 varieties found in Washington. If you find lichens on your property, you can “breathe easier” knowing more about them.