Marianne Binetti

September 21, 2011 12:00 AM

Some proper planting will let your soil work for you

Fall is for planting, and the end of September and the month of October are prime planting times for Western Washington landscapes. The great dirt-cheap news is that local nurseries have some of the best prices of the year on trees, shrubs and autumn color. All this plus the wet winter weather ahead means you won’t be a slave to watering any our newly planted specimens.

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About Marianne Binetti

Marianne Binetti

@binettigarden

Marianne Binetti is the author of "Easy Answers for Great Gardens" and eight other gardening books. She has a degree in horticulture from WSU and will answer questions from her Web site at www.binettigarden.com.

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