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chief cultivator (Cliff Sharples)

Member since: October 22, 2008

Posts and Questions

Topiaries for your Thanksgiving Day Decor »

What better way to set off your table than with a topiary centerpiece? Engulfed in ivy, rosemary, boxwood, and angel vine, these lush topiaries will ta...

Fall Clean Up! »

It's that time of year... dead leaves, spent annuals, cutting back perennials. But also a time to design!...

What varieties of garlic work well in the Pacific Northwest? »

I have been wanting to plant them forever, and this year I want to try!...

Dreams of Sydney »

Inspired by our first Australian member, I pulled out some photos from our trip to Sydney, where we toured some great gardens and garden centers....

Halloween Plants Springing Up in the Garden! »

It is that time of year, even in the garden!...

More Mailorder Plants »

Fall planting season is in full swing here in the Pacific Northwest, so we are stocking up!...

October in Our Garden »

October 11, 2009: Garden Walk-thru <br/> <br/>Chronicling the state of our garden and plants before this amazing summer-fall season ends!...

Himalayan Blue Poppies »

It&#x27;s out of season, but Daylilyjoy&#x27;s post about Clarendon made me think of my favorite blooms that I look forward to all year....

Visiting Heronswood »

On a spectacular fall day, we had the opportunity to wander and explore the grounds of Heronswood Nursery&#x27;s gardens on the Olympic Peninsula in Washing...

Plant Delights - Delightful Indeed »

I had the opportunity to tour Plants Delight in North Carolina last week, a company I have always found to ship amazing plants!...



Last 10 Comments

how to treat mold on surface of potting mix

March 30, 2014

It's not terrible, but you should get rid if it... try putting cinnamon on it; that should kill the m...

South Texas Botanical Garden

February 05, 2013

Love the coral vine! Makes me long for summer... sigh!...

Inside Austin Garden Tour

October 15, 2012

Great gardens! Looks like despite the drought, plants are looking good in the Austin area! Thanks for...

2012 Parade of Homes Clay NY @ Riverwalk

September 09, 2012

Looks like a great clean palette for great gardening!! So much space!...

The Bug that Drives Me Buggy

June 11, 2012

An epic battle in the garden! Thanks fo sharing... my nemesis continues to be aphids which not only t...

How can I start a hydrangea from a cutting?

June 11, 2012

Great question - I put the step by step instructions in your post so everyone can see it! Good luck! ...

sweetpkm

June 11, 2012

Hi Pam, I updated your post about hydrangea cuttings with some easy steps to creating your own pla...

Bag potatoes working great

June 02, 2012

Love the bag potatoes! My veggie garden is finally kicking into gear as well!...

Harvest!

April 30, 2012

Wow! We're months away from that milestone! Enjoy those tomatoes!...

mikefitness

April 11, 2012

What's up Mike!! OK, we need to see some pictures of your garden and get an update on what you're gro...

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