Pacific Northwest Gardening in November
“What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.”
― John Steinbeck, Travels 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.