July 20th, 2019

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Moon Gardening!

By integrating species with bright, shiny or variegated foliage, white flowers, fragrant blooms, or night bloomers, we can create an oasis of natural bright light and scent to appreciate and enjoy in the dark of the night, or by the light of the moon! Keep...

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Crape Myrtles–Lagerstroemia!

With huge clusters of late-season flowers, beautiful bark, and vivid fall color, these small trees or shrubs offer fantastic multi-season interest. And thanks to enhanced disease resistance and excellent cold hardiness, several varieties have been shown to...

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Summer Perennials for Attracting Pollinators!

Pollinators have really taken center stage recently. And with disappointing, yet clear evidence that many populations of pollinators are changing, shifting and shrinking, many of us are doing whatever we can to help. One fantastic way we can be part of the...

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Succulents & Sedums!

We love Succulents! With more than 10,000 plants with unique textures, colors and characteristics, they are beautiful, diverse, fun, drought tolerant, and relatively easy to grow! Succulents can be roughly grouped into two categories--hardy succulents and...

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Beneficial Insects!

We all have to deal with pests in our gardens from time to time.  The question is, what remedies will we reach for?  Picking up a can of insecticide has personal and environmental risks, and therefore we often look  for a less toxic solution.  In addition, many pests...

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The Viking House!

The Viking House is a single-family home project built by Advanced Construction students from Forest Grove High School. These young builders perform all of the major carpentry tasks on the home through the course of the school year, in conjunction with...

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Repotting your Indoor Houseplants!

Is it time to repot? Spring is often the best time of year to repot your houseplants, when they are coming out of dormancy. Just as our outdoor plants are gearing up for some summer growing, with the increased light and warmer temperatures, our indoor plants are also...

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Farmington Gardens 2019 Class Schedule

Please keep in mind, that while many of our classes are FREE, you still need to RSVP on our website. If classes are full, you are still welcome to show up, but because space is sometimes limited, we cannot guarantee you a spot.

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BEE kind to Bees! Pesticides…

Pesticides kill pests. That’s the whole point. Unfortunately, they can also harm the insects we love--namely BEES.   While growing organically and pesticide-free is ideal, there are times for some, when treatment sometimes becomes necessary. The GOOD news is that...

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Gift Ideas for moms, dads & grads!

We all know how awesome Farmington Garden's selection of outdoor of trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials is, but did you also know that both our locations also have amazing little gift shops!?Full of beautiful houseplants big and small, as well as unique...

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