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Category: Late Summer

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Don’t let frost sneak up on your veggie garden! Act now for the best harvest possible!

We know it’s coming… that first frost that leaves our heat-loving vegetables, including tomatoes, going down for the count. But there are ways to push back and outsmart Mother Nature before she brings the harvest to a screeching halt. The problem is that we’re greedy. I certainly am. I want

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Thousands of great perennials you didn’t know you need, and they’re all on sale!

Question:  Where can you find thousands of vigorous right-off-the-truck perennials,  blooming or about-to-bloom, all 40% off their regular price?   Answer:  Tagawa Gardens, of course! It’s Tagawa’s 39th Anniversary Sale running Friday, August 6th through Thursday, August 19th, and you’re invited!  Perennials, including ornamental grasses, and roses are all 40% off.  Trees, shrubs, and almost

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Planting some veggies and herbs NOW in late summer just makes sense!

I’m guessing I’m not the only one who thinks of the summer season as June, July, and August. Not technically correct, I know, but it just feels right. So if it also feels like it’s too late to plant veggies and herbs, let’s just sit down ’til that feeling goes away.  Some veggies

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Ten Great Plants for Four-season Color!

Want in on a secret that can make your garden look terrific?  Here it is:  plant for four-season color.  It’s all about looking at the big year ’round picture.  Don’t simply focus on what’s in bloom at any given time.  Plan before you plant so there are trees, shrubs and flowers creating

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These beautiful flowers will take your flower pots from summer to fall

I’m not really ready to let go of summer, but like a lot of folks, I have to admit that fall may be my favorite season of all. The rich, warm colors are so inviting. Beautiful chrysanthemums loaded with blossoms. Tall, elegant ornamental grasses in their prime. There’s a lot

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