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By Brianna Wray
the Times 

Gardener's Grove: First harvest

Transplanting starts, laying mulch

 

Brianna Wray

Gardening is therapeutic, excellent exercise, and even provides a snack.

IN THE WEEDS-Here it is, just after Mother's Day weekend, planting time. We Washingtonians are pretty much guaranteed a frost-free growth season from here on in. (Not so much for friends at higher elevations and/or in Colorado.) It seems as though the garden goes from an idea to a plan to behind schedule practically overnight.

Those plants started indoors can finally spread their roots in the garden beds or pots previously prepared for them. Working with plant starts is incredibly satisfying because at the end of the day there is a very visual representation of your efforts. This year's st...



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