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Growing Rhubarb!

Growing Rhubarb!

Rhubarb is another great perennial vegetable to include in your edible garden! Plus once you get a couple plants established, they readily multiply, giving you years of bountiful harvest. Though botanically a vegetable, most often we cook it and eat it like a fruit....

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Dormant Spray Now; Benefit Later

Dormant Spray Now; Benefit Later

WHAT IS DORMANT SPRAY?   This is a generic term for any spray applied to deciduous trees during fall, winter, and early spring while the branches are still bare, before they experience any spring growth.  There are many different products that can be used,--it’s more...

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Living Christmas Trees

Living Christmas Trees

  LIVE TREES WE OFTEN HAVE IN STOCK *Subject to availability AUSTRIAN PINE, Pinus nigra 'Arnold Sentinel' BLACK PINE, Pinus nigra 'Green Tower'  COLORADO SPRUCE, Picea pungens 'Baby Blue','Fat Albert' ,'Bakeri' COLUMNAR BLUE SPRUCE, Picea pungens 'Glauca...

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Card’s by Angi’s Angels!

Card’s by Angi’s Angels!

Cards By Angi's Angels is a local group of women, making one-of-a-kind greeting cards sold in local-area stores--including Farmington Gardens.  For the past ten years, they have been one of Portland's Top 100 Fundraisers, donating 100% of their profits of card sales...

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Mulch Much?

Mulch Much?

Sure, everyone has heard about mulch, but not many people actually know the important details that allow you to effectively use mulch. Depth of mulch, types, special considerations, and why you would actually mulch in the first place are typical questions, and we will...

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Meet Kay!

If Kay isn't growing something, it’s very likely she’s making something. And if she’s not quite sure how, she certainly does not hesitate to figure it out. “I make everything I possibly can with my own two hands; artist, farmer, horticulturist, soap maker, cook...”...

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Fall Vegetable Gardening!

Fall Vegetable Gardening!

It certainly has been quite the gardening season for many of us this year. And while spring and summer are often thought of as the prime growing seasons, fall is another opportunity for us to grow quite a few cool-season favorites that prefer the milder weather. When...

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Plants that Attract PNW Butterflies!

Plants that Attract PNW Butterflies!

By choosing the right plants you can attract butterflies into your garden and encourage them to stay for a while. Gardeners don’t necessarily need large landscapes to provide the basics for butterfly survival. Butterflies need nectar plants, larval host plants,...

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Flowering Dogwoods!

Flowering Dogwoods!

Flowering dogwoods offer spectacular impact in the spring garden with their large “flowers” and later, in the fall, with their foliage color. The flower petals are actually bracts (leaves) that frame the true flowers, which are small. The western dogwood (Cornus...

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Meet Julie!

Meet Julie!

Even before Julie made the big move west to Oregon from Michigan a little more than a decade ago, she had already determined she would work at Farmington Gardens. "My husband and I were looking on Craigslist for possible jobs and housing, and I came across a listing...

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