• April 12, 2024

    Selecting Bulbs bloom in all colors so you can choose many color combinations to create your garden. Different bulbs bloom at different times, so you can plant in the fall and have blossoms from February to May, and plant in the spring for blossoms from June to November. Plant your bulbs by the height of [...]

  • April 12, 2024

    Pick out the pot/container that you want to plant your plants in, making sure it has one or more drainage holes. Place a small rock over each drain hole to allow for drainage but prevent soil loss. Fill the container 3/4 full with Potting Mix, pat down gently but firmly as you fill the container. [...]

  • April 12, 2024

    Preparing the site: Trees and shrubs can be planted most any time through the year, avoiding frozen or rainsaturated soil conditions. Planting in mid-summer heat is possible by providing sufficient water. When planting trees and shrubs make sure that the planting area is moist, never plant them in dry soil. Make sure there is adequate [...]

  • April 12, 2024

    Needs list: New or amendment soil bases of 3-4 inches1-2 pounds of grass seed for every 200 sq ft 40-50 pounds of lime for every 1000 sq ft 10 pounds of 10-20-20 starter fertilizer for every 1000 sq ft Weighted lawn roller Optional: One 3.8 cubic ft bale of peat moss per 300-500 sq ft [...]

  • April 12, 2024

    Gray Barn Green Thumb Guide Welcome to Western Washington, the Evergreen State and the Great Northwest!  With our mild maritime climate, it’s possible to plant and garden all year long.  Summer features bright blooming perennials, Autumn offers fiery fall colors, Winter captivates us with flowering Witchhazel and Hellebore, and Spring shows off a rainbow of [...]

  • April 12, 2024

    Needs list: Thatching machine or thatching rake 1 pound of grass seed for every 250 sq ft 10 pounds of 10-20-20 fertilizer for every 1000 sq ft Optional: Sprinkler with timer When overseeding keep in mind that the new grass seeds are going to have to compete for water and nutrients with your existing grass. [...]