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Plants to Keep Mosquitos Away!

Plants to Keep Mosquitos Away! Put these easy to find plants to work in your yard Must-know Plants to Keep Mosquitos Away ‌ Warm temperatures are bringing out pesky pests around the Spokane area. The good news is you can use plants to help fight them off! There are many varieties of plants that can help ward off mosquitos while providing beautiful fragrance, pretty blooms and even ingredients for the kitchen! We’ve put together a list of our top 5 favorite mosquito deterring plants that we sell here at The Plant Farm. You can use them in garden beds along your patio or even take a planter with you to your favorite camping spot! Basil is a natural mosquito repellent...

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Need to Catch Up?

Need To Catch Up In The Yard? We're here to help! Jump Start Your Yard! Feeling behind? Do you need to play catch-up in your yard? We're here to help! We have affordable solutions to help you get your yard up to speed. Whether its filling in empty spaces, starting a vegetable garden, or adding vibrant colors, we have everything you need to add some instant pop to your yard! Plus, keep scrolling to check out our awesome deal on 2 Gallon Kong Coleus! Vegetables We grew extras of two of our most popular tomato varieties special for late planting! We have Super Sweet 100 cherry tomatoes and Early Girls available in 10" pots with a cage. These "grown up"...

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Dahlias for Days!

Dahlias For Days! Make these hard working bloomers your new obsession Do you want to add some long lasting color to your yard? Try adding some dahlias! These affordable and easy to care for plants will surprise with big beautiful blooms. Dahlias are native to Mexico, and come from the same family as sunflowers, daisies, chrysanthemums and zinnia. Because they aren’t very fragrant dahlias rely on producing big blooms to attract pollinators. This means they can bring lots of color to your yard all summer long. Plant your dahlias about a foot apart in an area where they will get plenty of sun. They prefer slightly acidic well-draining soil and will really like it if they get good morning sun....

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It's Not Too Late! Put raised beds to work in your yard

It's Not Too Late To Plant Veggies! And an exclusive email only sale It's Not Too Late! Do you find yourself envious of your neighbor’s vegetable garden? Are you tired of having to go to the store every time you need fresh herbs for a recipe? Good news! It’s not too late to put raised beds to work in your yard! The first step is planning and designing your raised beds. Do they need to be off the ground to protect the plants from animals? Where in your yard has the best sun? How big does your raised bed need to be? All of this will depend on your own needs, but there are some helpful guidelines when it comes...

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Learn, Live, Lilacs!

Learn, Live, Lilacs! Learn how the Lilac City got its name Learn, Live, Lilacs! According to local historians lilacs were first planted in Spokane by J.J. Browne in 1906. These inaugural lilacs were planted on West 2nd Avenue in what would come to be known as Browne’s Addition. During the 1930’s the area saw a huge increase in lilac blooms when hundreds of bushes were planted all over the Spokane area, including Manito Park on the South Hill and Coeur d’Alene Park in Idaho! Towards the end of the 1930’s when Lilac fever was at an all-time high, Spokane decided to hold a spring festival and parade. The annual Lilac Festival Armed Forces Torchlight Parade is still held annually to...

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