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,…

Guest Blog: You can pickle!

Hello folks, I’m Audrey. I’m the manager of the Arlington Farmers’ Market, and I’ve been a big fan of Garden Treasures since 2010 when I began working with this awesome farm at the market. I love love filling my pantry with home-canned goods full of summer flavor to enjoy all winter long. Pickling is a…

Guest Blog: Sherri’s CSA hints

Hi there! I’m Sherri and this is my fourth summer as a Garden Treasures CSA member. My husband, one-year old daughter and I love to eat the produce grown at Garden Treasures. I look forward to CSA season each year as I tire of the same old offerings that fill the grocery store shelves week…