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Fall Flower Child – Add Bloom Power to your Garden

As summer comes to an end, rustic autumn colors sweep in as the season’s vibrant blooms begin to fade. This year, fall is going to be hot, so keep your hand shovels at the ready. Fall Flower Power is ready to kick some blooms into your garden. Find where you need to include some fresh [...]

By |September 5th, 2019|Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Fall Flower Child – Add Bloom Power to your Garden

Introduction to Hydrangeas – Blooms, Blooms and more Blooms

Welcome to Johnsons Home & Garden's first blog article after becoming The State of Washington's 2017 Hardware All Star hardware Store as proclaimed by Hardware + Building Supply Dealer (H+BSD). Hydrangea: Annabelle (aborenscens) Today, our subject is hydrangeas. Now, I know, that is a huge subject. Whether it be aborenscens, macrophylla, paniculata, serrata [...]

By |July 13th, 2017|Lawn & Garden, Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Introduction to Hydrangeas – Blooms, Blooms and more Blooms

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 |August 25th, 2016|Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on FALL is for Planting

Growing Citrus Trees in the Northwest

Believe it or not, it isn't hard to grow a lifetime supply of free organic citrus.  Citrus trees don't have lots of pest issues and they are highly resistant to disease. Even if you live in a climate with very cold winters, you can still enjoy fresh, organic citrus grown at home. Your first step [...]

By |February 9th, 2016|Northwest Gardening|Comments Off on Growing Citrus Trees in the Northwest

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

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