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Creating a Beautiful and Productive Cutting Garden

  After “surviving” the wet, dark winter, I always look forward to planning out my flower garden with great enthusiasm. I’ve learned ( primarily through trial and error) some very important aspects to creating a full and complete cutting garden. … Continue reading

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Houseplants for Clean Air

This article was first published in Feb/March 2017 Willamette Living Magazine. Recently, there’s been a renewed interest in houseplants that improve air quality, with an emphasis on plants to help you sleep.  There are several reasons that plants help your … Continue reading

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Magnificent Trees

Article previously published in Flourish The Pacific Northwest is blessed with spectacular skylines of soaring native firs and cedars and a climate well-adapted to a wide array of trees to compliment them. Trees bring grace and beauty to our world, … Continue reading

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Figs, Fig Leaves, and the Bible

At the nursery, we’re always busy.  In the spring, it’s a whirlwind of customers and plants coming in and going out.  When the weather slows down the sales, we’re still working away getting ready for next year.  We play catch … Continue reading

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Bonsai Comes Full Circle

It’s a funny thing about life and gardening, they return to their beginnings.  So it is with bonsai at Garland Nursery.  We have enjoyed a good relationship with Wee Tree Farm and then Wee Tree, LLC. since 1986, both separate … Continue reading

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Get Your Garden Growing

Apple Sox to the Rescue Tired of wormy apples?  Wish there was a non-toxic way to treat them just once time per year and not have to worry about them again?  Well now there is! Apple sox are here and … Continue reading

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Growing Little Gardeners

Last week my husband and I enjoyed a visit from his daughter, her husband and two children. We love all of them and enjoy the limited time we are able to spend with them.  Being a grandparent is a joy. … Continue reading

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