April 2017

TIP TUESDAY!

Did you know that it’s Native Plant Appreciation Week? Celebrate by taking a walk outside to enjoy all the native plants in bloom and the increase in green, as leaves have returned to the trees. Check out this list of native plants that flower in spring by the Washington Native Plant Society, http://www.wnps.org/land…/herbarium/springfloweringlist.html.

Happy Earth Day!

Earth Day is celebrated globally every year on April 22. With the aim to encourage people to be more environment friendly, the day is celebrated with festivals, rallies and celebrity support. Today, as we celebrate Earth Day 2017, let’s take a moment to think about what we can actually do to help save the planet. …

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12 plants that repel unwanted insects These herbs and flowers can shoo pests from your garden and skin.

Are you an insect magnet? If you aren’t, you probably know one. Insect magnets attract annoying insects the second they walk outdoors — or so it seems. If this describes you, take comfort in knowing that one of the ways you can fight back against mosquitoes, gnats, flies, no-see-ums and other pesky bugs doesn’t have …

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