2016 Columns

DateHeadline & LinkTopic
Feb. 21, 2016Getting groundedNew vegetable varieties
Feb. 28, 2016First step is taking care of soilSoil
Mar. 6, 2016Reviving the Urban LandscapeWindstorm aftermath
Mar. 13, 2016Different seeds need different startsSeed-starting
Mar. 20, 2016Red, blue, purple crops add color to the garden, health to the bodyAnthocyanins
Mar. 27, 2016Event shows off bounty, beauty of orchidsOrchid Show
Apr. 3, 2016Deer? Oh, dear!Dealing with deer
Apr. 10, 2016Shady plots can still yield tasty cropsShady vegetable gardens
Apr. 17, 2016Plant Garden to Attract PollinatorsPollinator gardens
Apr. 24, 2016Melons worth the extra effortGrowing melons
May 1, 2016Plant fair aims to educate, inspireGarden Fair & Plant Sale
May 8, 2016Remove or reduce your lawn for easier gardeningLawn alternatives
May 15, 2016Some plants set on dominating the gardenInvasive plants
May 22, 2016Save water by paying attention to soil, plant needsIrrigation during drought
May 29, 2016Pests can be thwarted naturallyOrganic insect control
June 5, 2016Add color to your garden with perennials from Friends of ManitoFriends of Manito plant sale
June 12, 2016Annual garden tour shows off the colorsSpokane in Bloom tour preview
June 19, 2016Discover variety, learn about care at Rose ShowRose Show
June 26, 2016Heucheras add color in shady placesHeucheras
July 3, 2016CdA garden tour invites visitors into whimsical world of Dalton Gardens propertyCoeur d'Alene Garden Tour preview
July 10, 2016For low-water performers, give succulents a trySucculents
July 17, 2016Wacky weather causing confusion for vegetable cropsVegetable garden update
July 24, 2016When caring for birds, think shelter firstAttracting birds
July 31, 2016Vibrant, hardy viburnums a year-round joyViburnums
Aug. 7, 2016Forget lush lawns -- fruits and veggies are this gardener's growing passionFront yard vegetable gardens
Aug. 14, 2016Choose flowers that can take the heatHeat-tolerant flowers
Aug. 21, 2016Season's pests may surprise youInsect ID
Aug. 28, 2016Permaculture goes beyond the garden to daily lifePermaculture, Ryan Herring
Sept. 4, 2016Friends of Manito fall plant saleFriends of Manito plant sale
Sept. 11, 2016Geraniums can be stored, enjoyed againOverwintering geraniums
Sept. 18, 2016Plant bulbs this fall for a colorful display next springSpecialty bulbs
Sept. 25, 2016Drip system need not be dauntingDrip irrigation
Oct. 2, 2016Banquet features talk by globe-trotting plant collectorFall banquet