Planting Edmonds: The amazing dahlia

‘Planting Edmonds’ is a monthly column written by members of Edmonds Floretum Garden Club.  I love dahlias. It is truly amazing how a tiny tuber can grow into a huge plant in just two to three months and make an abundance of flowers in a single season. I have had some grow more than 7 feet…

Planting Edmonds: Native plants suitable for your garden

‘Planting Edmonds’ is a monthly column written by members of Edmonds Floretum Garden Club.  The city of Edmonds began as a shingle mill town on the edge of Puget Sound after a logger named George Brackett discovered the area in 1870 and began his homestead in 1876. The hills were covered with a mix of…