Sam Says – June

Time to fertilize your lawn again. Mid-June is one of the four times recommended by the WSU Agronomist for fertilizing lawns in Puget Sound. The other three times are mid-September, 25 November and the 1st of May. We recommend Dr. Earth Super Natural Lawn Food or...

Sam Says – May 2018

Sam Says for May 2018 – Keep your suet feeders filled. Many parenting birds will bring their young near the feeder to feed them. – Prune azaleas, rhododendrons, lilac, forsythia and other early blooming shrubs after they bloom. – This month is a good...

Sam Says – April 2018

Sam Says for April 2018 - Both Washington State and National Arbor Day will be celebrated this month. Washington Arbor Day is Wednesday April 11th, and National Arbor Day is on Friday, April 27th. These are especially good days to plant a tree or a shrub if your...

Sam Says – March 2018

Sam Says for March 2018:  -Watch for new growth on perennials and bait for slugs, if necessary. - Orchard Mason Bees will be out this month. Make sure you have trees and shrubs in bloom and a shallow water source available to them. Your new, clean tubes should be in...

Sam Says – February 2018

Sam Says for February 2018 – Get ready to garden.  Start cool season crops from seed indoors this month (Arugula, Asparagus, Bok Choy, Broccoli, Cabbage, Celery, Chives, Lettuce, Onion, Parsley, Peppers and Tomatoes). – Summer flowering bulbs can be...