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 |February 13th, 2015|Lawn & Garden, Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Early Spring Plant Preprotection

Live Christmas Tree Care & Tips

Christmas is a time to create fond memories and what better way to keep a memento of Christmas than by planting a Christmas tree out in your yard. You may wonder “can you plant your Christmas tree after Christmas?” and the answer is yes, you can. Replanting a Christmas tree requires some planning, but if you are willing to plan ahead, you can enjoy your lovely Christmas tree for years to come.

By |November 25th, 2014|Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Live Christmas Tree Care & Tips

The Amazing Clematis

The best time to plant clematis is Spring, Summer or early Fall in a location of 5-6 hours of sunlight. Clematis roots are long and run deep and like it cool and damp, but not soggy. A good idea is to plant annuals around the base of the clematis, plant a low growing shrub to shade the roots, or mulch the ground around the base of the clematis plant to help keep the soil and roots cool.

By |November 4th, 2014|Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on The Amazing Clematis

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 |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 |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 |April 25th, 2014|Northwest Gardening, Plant of the Week|Comments Off on Fuchsia’s Attract Hummingbirds

Late-Winter & Early-Spring Gardening Tips

It's getting close to the beginning of Spring-time here in South King County, and you may have noticed some little green things poking up in your garden.  While some gardeners have already been outside braving the weather to start preparing for the next growing season, there's still plenty of time to get ahead of the [...]

By |March 2nd, 2014|Lawn & Garden|Comments Off on Late-Winter & Early-Spring Gardening Tips