Pacific Northwest Gardening in November

Strawberry Tree
Strawberry Tree

“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”
― John SteinbeckTravels with Charley: In Search of America

  • Finish planting tulips, daffodils and other spring bulbs.
  • Drain, clean and store garden hoses.
  • Summer annuals still left?  Throw them out and clean containers.
  • Spread dolomite lime around the base of lilacs, choiysia and deutizias.
  • Continue raking leaves, or leave for a layer of mulch.

The average first frost date in Western Washington is November 11th.

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