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Comprehensive list of lavender farms in Washington State, including farms in both eastern and western Washington. Comprehensive list of lavender farms in Washington State, including farms in both eastern and western Washington.

If you are fortunate enough to live near a lavender farm, then you really must go visit it. You might even get lucky enough to find a lavender festival. Lavender generally blooms during the months of June-July every year, depending on where you live. I have put together a list of my lavender farms in…

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Bright pink hollyhocks growing in a field Bright pink hollyhocks growing in a field

Can I Transplant Hollyhocks?   Many people wonder if they can transplant hollyhocks. Hollyhocks are beautiful, old-fashioned summer annual (or perennial, depending on the variety) flowers that are easy to grow under the right conditions. They are also a favorite flower of hummingbirds and butterflies.   If you want to get a head start on…

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Easy tips for transplanting and dividing irises and iris bulbs. Easy tips for transplanting and dividing irises and iris bulbs.

Transplanting Iris Bulbs   I love irises. They come in many stunning colors (purple, blue, white, and yellow), and I enjoy watching them bloom every spring. When I see them coming into bloom I know that spring is really here to stay, and not just teasing us like when the daffodils start blooming.   If…

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