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17414 Bothell Everett Hwy • Mill Creek, WA 98012

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SUMMER HOURS: Mon-Sat: 9 to 7 • Sun: 10 to 5

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august garden tips

August is the time of year to really enjoy your garden. So much is in bloom and growing.

Spend time with friends and family cooking outdoors, maybe using some of the vegetables

you have grown. Make a pie with fresh grown blueberries. Read a book.

• Weed, water and lay a layer of compost to garden beds.

• Deadhead spent blooms, let new ones grow.

• Divide perennials such as Iris and Poppies.

• Prune dead brances form shrubs and trees.

• Keep after slugs and other garden pests by using remedies that are safe for kids and pets.

• Harvest ready fruit. Share with friends and those in need.

• Once you have harvested all your strawberries, fertize and water.

• Continue to plant lettuce, spinach, radishes and Swiss chard.

• Water, mist and feed your indoor plants.

• Cut and dry hydrangea blooms for indoor arrangements.

•Start thinking about what spring blooming bulbs you want to plant. September will be have before you know it.

• Enjoy your beautiful garden!

Top 10 plants-Now

1. Euonymous ‘Moon Shadow’
Bold yellow leaves with dark green variegation. Stunning as a ground cover or in a container.
2. Bergenia, pig squeak
Evergreen foliage that turns shades of burgundy in fall and winter.
3. Japanese Maples
A variety of stunning fall foliage colors in burgundy, golds, yellow and oranges.
4. Corokia cotoneaster, wire netting bush
Contorted dark, almost black branching with tiny green leaves. Very unusual.
5. Camellia
Winter blooming camellia’s come in a variety of pink, white and red.
6. Euonymous ‘Emerald Gaiety’
Green and white variegated foliage that change to shades of pink in fall and winter.
7. Elaeagnus ‘Gilt Edge’ 
A beautiful yellow and blue green variegated foliage evergreen shrub.
8. Arbutus, strawberry tree
Evergreen tree that blooms and holds fruit in fall and winter.
9. Euonymous, burning bush
Green foliage that turns a gorgeous red in fall if planted in full sun.
10. Heuchera, coral bells
Great evergreen choice that comes in a variety of foliage colors of burgundy, peach, green and deep pinks.

Top 10 Remedies for a Healthy & Happy Garden

1) Turn hydrangeas blue – add aluminum sulfate, to turn flowers pink, add lime.

2) To help prevent black spot of roses use neem oil

3) Add organic fertilizer every 10 days to 2 weeks to produce the best vegetables you have ever seen and eaten

4) Keep annuals and hanging baskets blooming all summer long by adding Bud & Bloom organic fertilizer

5) Use G&B Soil Building Conditioner to keep soil well drained by breaking up clay

6) Introduce beneficial bugs to your garden – ladybugs and praying mantis are natural fighters against pests and nuisance bugs

7) Use BT to control caterpillars and crawling critters

8) Sluggo kills slugs while being safe for pets and kids

9) Fertilize you lawn every 6-8 weeks in summer

10) Use water wisely – soaker hoses, water wands and sprinklers help conserve water

We are glad to help you find a solution to any of your gardening problems. Bring in a sample, a photo and/or your questions.

Our expert staff will get you back on track to a healthy and happy garden.

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