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Bob Stoher, PlantersPlace editor, provides information about the web site on this page. It is where you can learn about the the most recently posted blog, video or magazine article. You'll also learn about new web site features, special product offers on Osmocote Plant Food, and of course, Bob's unique POV on the world of gardening.


adminplant 06/16/2017,10:08 AM

PlantersPlace will have a new website soon. User names and passwords for existing members will continue as will ‘bookmarks’. Hope you like the look and functionality of the new site.

adminplant 11/28/2016,3:29 PM

Gardening and soup are the perfect winter combo. Check out this blog from Jennifer Bartley to learn about how you can keep planting and eating into December!

adminplant 11/08/2016,3:02 PM

Trees can bring shade and structure to your yard, but they can also seem like a challenge at first. Don’t fret, because Marianne has some great advice for growing your first tree. Read more here and start enjoying your brand new tree.

adminplant 11/03/2016,4:03 PM

Growing underground, root vegetables can be easily overlooked. But don’t miss out on some of Sarah Marcheschi’s favorite root veggies and the delicious treats they make. Read more here.

adminplant 11/01/2016,5:10 PM

Have you harvested you fall veggies and looking for a great way to cook them? Nina Koziol shares how to grow, harvest, and cook her delicious Kale.Read more from Nina and try her yummy Kale dip.

adminplant 10/27/2016,3:35 PM

When the cold weather hits, we all want to stay indoors and keep warm. Not surprisingly, our plants do too. Learn how to bring your favorite plants indoors so they can stay warm and survive the winter chill. Read more from Jean Starr.

adminplant 10/18/2016,2:56 PM

Fall is here, and it’s time to protect your plants from the harsh winter with some DIY mulching. Read more about how Marianne Binetti keeps her plants safe in the cold.

adminplant 10/10/2016,2:22 PM

Your garden is a great place to sit and find peace. Add some lavender to your garden mix for a great bit of color and a touch of calm. You can even harvest your lavender for some great home remedies. Read more about lavender tips and tricks by Sarah Marcheschi.

adminplant 10/04/2016,5:58 PM

It’s not too late! Time to plant your bulbs for a great spring garden. You can Read more about these awesome bulbs to plant before the first frost hits.

adminplant 09/27/2016,4:50 PM

Ever wanted to build your own beautiful compost bin? It is great way to recycle your scraps and feed you garden. You can Read more about composting from our new Feature writer, Darren Sheriff.

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Begonias are plants that prefer not getting water on their foliage as they have leaves that are sensitive to blight. Try to water only the soil

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You discussed raspberries today in the TNT article which prompted my two questions: 1. When the raspberries start to die back because they are done producing, do you water less or continue water the same amount. A follow-on question - do raspberries like a lot of water or will they tolerate some dry soil. 2. One of our rows of raspberries, is a very old variety we have been told - as it was grown by the original owners of our property in the 1940s. We believe it is called a Cuthbert. Do you know of any garden locally in the Puget Sound region that has this variety? Thank you.
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