Lawns in Shade

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TREES: Deciduous trees cause lawns to thin out over the summer since they block most of the photosynthetically active sunlight. Coniferous trees cause lawns to thin out due to the accumulation of debris under the trees, in addition to blocking critical sunlight. Competition from tree roots for water exacerbates lawn problems, as does heavy usage.

Edibles for the Pacific Northwest

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Edibles for landscaping include annuals, perennials, vines, shrubs and trees. While many plants produce an edible crop, upkeep and yield varies widely and not all edibles are appropriate for the home landscape.  Choosing the edible that’s right for you involves determining the amount of time and space you are willing to commit to your edible landscape and what you goals …