JENNY’S GARDEN TIPS: Aggh! What fertilizer do I buy?

We are all optimistic that the soil that we have in our gardens will do the job we ask of it – grow beautiful, healthy plants.  But really most soils in Seattle don’t provide the basic nutrients for growth.  As plants grow, they need to absorb nutrients and leave the soil less fertile or heavy rains wash them away.  By applying fertilizer, you are putting back the lost nutrients to ensure that your produce and flowers will be bountiful in the future.

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DO’S + DONT’S IN TAKING CARE OF HOUSEPLANTS

I’ve written a lot about outdoor plants over the past couple of years but wanted to write about houseplants for a change.  Since the weather is getting cooler and wetter, some of us fair weather gardeners are putting our gardens to bed and won’t have much to do with them until spring.  Now is a great time to start giving attention to your houseplants. 

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Moving Checklist for Home Buyers

Buying a home can be stressful…and moving is the one thing that your real estate agent can’t help you with.  No matter how hard we try!  I have compiled this list to help people buying a new home with the exciting, yet daunting, task of moving.  This list has come from mentors, associates, the world wide interweb, and personal experience.  Hopefully, you will find it helpful!

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