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Mum’s The Word

MUMS the Word! If you're a fan of vibrant colors in late summer, then Mums (Chrysanthemums) are a great perennial to have in your landscape. There are different varieties that bloom in the Spring too, but the Fall blooming varieties are here at Johnsons right now. They are great in sunny [...]

By | 2016-09-30T14:31:48+00:00 September 30th, 2016|Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Mum’s The Word

FALL is for Planting

Late Summer and Fall are excellent times to plant new fruit trees and almost all other plants here Western Washington. Check out this great Fruit Tree Resource Guide from the Washington State University Extension office of Western Washington. Here's a list of Fruit Trees we have in stock right now (as of Aug 25th 2016). [...]

By | 2016-08-25T21:19:05+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on FALL is for Planting

Fruit Tree Transplant Season

March & early April, and late Summer are the perfect times of year to plant new fruit trees here Western Washington.  Believe it or not, Eastern Washington isn't the only place that can grow and produce fruit.  If fact, there many varieties of fruit trees that do very well here. The coastal maritime climate of [...]

By | 2016-08-25T17:37:22+00:00 March 15th, 2016|Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Fruit Tree Transplant Season

Deck Maintenance

The last days of Summer are here and can be great months to start preparing your deck for winter.  Because the weather is typically dry during late summer and early fall, now is a good time to do some deck maintenance. There's nothing like a gathering of family and friends on a back-yard deck, but [...]

By | 2015-09-04T17:06:36+00:00 August 20th, 2015|Home Improvement, Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Deck Maintenance

Summer Pond Maintenance

Water gardens and ponds can be a central feature of your landscape, but also be a great source of peace and relaxation.  But just like everything else around your house, they need some regular maintenance to keep them healthy.  In fact, you should think of your pond as a single living organism. No matter how [...]

By | 2015-07-15T18:01:36+00:00 July 14th, 2015|Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Summer Pond Maintenance

Early Spring Plant Preprotection

If you haven't already noticed, we're having an unusually warm winter this year.  While it's great for the ol' heating bill, it has the potential to ruin your plants.  But have no fear, we have some simple suggestions to help you though the rest of the winter and early spring, should we have more frosty [...]

By | 2015-02-13T21:52:00+00:00 February 13th, 2015|Lawn & Garden, Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Early Spring Plant Preprotection

Lars Johnson – Rockhounding Book Signing

Calling All Rockhounds! Our very own "Rock Star," Lars Johnson will be signing his book, Rockhounding Oregon at Johnsons Home & Garden Friday - August 9th, 10am to 4pm. The book is a Guide to the State's Best Rockhounding Sites. Born and raised in Kent, Washington, Lars W. Johnson’s passion for absorbing geologic beauty developed [...]

By | 2014-08-26T18:07:52+00:00 August 7th, 2014|Booksigning|Comments Off on Lars Johnson – Rockhounding Book Signing

Ciscoe Morris Broadcasting LIVE from JHG

Mark your calendars for June 21, 2014 - 10am to NOON!  Ciscoe Morris, one of the nicest guys around and a Northwest Gardening Guru, will be broadcasting his weekly gardening show live on KIRO 97.3 FM from Johnsons Home & Garden.  Drop by the store to see Ciscoe in person and take advantage of our [...]

By | 2014-08-26T18:08:00+00:00 June 15th, 2014|Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Ciscoe Morris Broadcasting LIVE from JHG

Fuchsia’s Attract Hummingbirds

If you want a beautiful plant that attracts hummingbirds and other pollinators, then the Fuchsia is a great choice.  Fuchsia's can be used in hanging baskets, flower boxes, or as bedding plants. Today (April 25th) through May 2nd, Johnsons' Plant-of-the-Week sale is Fuchsia plants.  We have both two color and tri-color plants. For more information [...]

By | 2016-12-13T06:42:48+00:00 April 25th, 2014|Northwest Gardening, Plant of the Week|Comments Off on Fuchsia’s Attract Hummingbirds

Fight Rising Food Costs

If you do the grocery shopping for your household, you have probably noticed that food costs have gone up sharply over the last year.  And according to many sources, that is not likely to end soon.  There are many factors that impact the cost, but lately the ongoing drought in California is a big one.  [...]

By | 2014-03-27T22:53:21+00:00 March 26th, 2014|Northwest Gardening|3 Comments