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In the Garden: Find hummingbirds’ favorite perennials at Friends of Manito Plant Sale

Watching hummingbirds zip from flower to flower fills us with wonder and admiration. Adding their favorite plants to our gardens is the easiest way to attract them.


In the Garden: Friends of Manito fall plant sale

In addition to the $5 bargains, the fall sale includes plants that attract pollinators and hummingbirds, have winter interest, evergreen foliage, berries, or flower heads that dry beautifully for arrangements. …


In the Garden: Vibrant, hardy viburnums a year-round joy

While we gardeners love our blooming annuals and perennials, trees and shrubs provide a backdrop for the floral display throughout the season. One of the loveliest shrubs ideal for growing …


Better T-shirts, new app, celebratory run for Perennials coming for 40th Bloomsday

In 1977, 1,198 people finished the first Bloomsday in Spokane. Ninety-two liked it enough to run the next 38.


May 25 sale offers discounted plants

Gardeners looking for good deals on plants might check out the sale the Associated Garden Clubs is holding on May 25. The garden clubs had a large number of leftover …


Colorful, tall and tough, perennial has Moxie

The snows may have finally come but we are only a few weeks away from the new gardening season. The snow will add much needed soil moisture and protect our …


Expert shares passion for colorful gardens

Until just a few years ago plants usually came with leaves in shades of green, yellow and, once in awhile, red. We thought we were in heaven with that many …


Cool growing season gives perennials a longer bloom

This season’s weather may not have been so great for growing veggies, but I think the perennials have outdone themselves. They apparently enjoyed the cooler temperatures and abundance of moisture. …


September best time to move spring-blooming perennials

Is your perennial garden beginning to look more like a jungle than a garden? Are a few garden thugs taking over smaller plants? Do some perennials just look out of …


September best time to move spring-blooming perennials

Is your perennial garden beginning to look more like a jungle than a garden? Are a few garden thugs taking over smaller plants? Do some perennials just look out of …


Divide and conquer your perennials

Summer’s heat is gone. We’ve had a bit of rain that has perked up the gardens. The fall garden season is upon us. One of the major jobs is dividing …