Wondering When to Plant Tomatoes in Pacific Northwest? Not as Soon as You Want To!

by Georgie Smith, farmergeorgiewrites@gmail.com The moment those first few warm sunny days of April burn off the winter doldrums, Pacific Northwest gardeners begin dreaming of the “Holy Grail” of the summer garden – home-grown, vine-ripened tomatoes.  Nothing screams summer as much as a luscious, garden tomato, ripened to a glowing red (or yellow, purple and…

Fabulous fuchsia flowers for Pacific Northwest summer gardens!

by Georgie Smith It’s May. Summer is just around the corner. Time to be hanging those colorful baskets and filling up those bland-looking corners of the garden bed with a plant that brings some serious PIZZAZ to your landscape. AKA – Fuchsias! Whether you are looking for soft and subtle creamy pinks, floriferous magenta pink,…