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Edible Gardening

  • Written by Molbaks garden+home

The “farm to table” movement has brought new life to edible gardening. Knowing how (organically), and when and where (10 minutes ago from your backyard) your food was gathered, are compelling reasons to “grow your own.” And with the new varieties of edibles, created with backyard and container gardening in mind, even a small space can yield an abundant harvest that will save you money at the grocery store.

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Woodinville Garden Club Plant Sale

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Saturday, May 9
Chateau Ste. Michelle
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Garden Club members have planted and nurtured over 15,000 plants to near perfection. Now it’s your turn: choose from choice annuals, perennials by the gallon, salad bowls and voluptuous hanging baskets.

This year we are featuring over 100 perennials from our members’ gardens, and our legendary tomatoes — 800 this year.

Come early to get your favorites! Prices are reasonable, and free advice is available. (This is also a great way to complete your Mother’s Day shopping list!) For further information and directions to Chateau Ste. Michelle, consult our website at www.woodinvillegardenclub.org.

Fresh Fashion: From garden to closet

  • Written by Molbaks garden+home

We’ve all heard of “garden-to-table,” but Molbak’s would like to introduce you to a new spring trend for 2015: garden-to-closet. We’re not suggesting that you weave a dress out of palm fronds. Instead, we’re inviting you to let your garden help you shape your style this spring. So take some tips from Mother Nature. As it turns out, she’s quite the fashionista.

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Orchids 101

  • Written by Molbaks garden+home

Admit it, we’ve all been tempted. We’re walking through a grocery store or nursery and are lured by a beautiful display of exotic orchids. We pick one up and think, “This can’t be that hard to grow.” And then weeks later – we’re adding our orchid to the compost pile.

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