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  1. Growing Strawberries in the Pacific Northwest
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    Growing Strawberries in the Pacific Northwest

    Aimée Damman of Swansons Nursery visits the Dunn DIY blog to offer tips on how to prepare, plant, and care for strawberries throughout the year. 

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  2. How to Build a Self-Watering Raised Bed Part 2: Installing the Irrigation
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    • Time: 4-6 Hours

    How to Build a Self-Watering Raised Bed Part 2: Installing the Irrigation

    Adding an irrigation system with an overflow will keep your raised bed's soil moist while draining excess water. 

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  3. How to Build a Self-Watering Raised Bed Part 1: Constructing the Frame
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    • Time: 4-6 Hours

    How to Build a Self-Watering Raised Bed Part 1: Constructing the Frame

    Learn how to build a self-watering raised bed that keeps the soil moist—it's a favorite low-maintenance method for growing your own produce!

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  4. Cedar, Juniper, or Pressure-Treated Wood: What to Use When Building a Raised Bed
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    Cedar, Juniper, or Pressure-Treated Wood: What to Use When Building a Raised Bed

    Learn about the differences and advantages of cedar, juniper, and pressure-treated wood when building a raised bed 

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  5. 2017 Northwest Flower and Garden Show Recap
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    2017 Northwest Flower and Garden Show Recap

    Our recap of this wonderful annual gathering includes photos from the event, as well as a sneak peek at projects we’ll be rolling out on the blog over the next few weeks.

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  6. Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2017 Guide
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    Northwest Flower and Garden Show 2017 Guide

    It's that time of year again, and Dunn DIY is hosting a booth at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show! We've compiled a list of some of the projects featured in our booth.

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  7. Growing Vegetables in the Pacific Northwest
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    Growing Vegetables in the Pacific Northwest

    It might seem kind of intimidating, but growing fresh vegetables in your garden isn’t really that hard at all. 

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  8. How To Make A Juniper Raised Bed
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    • Time: 3 Hours

    How To Make A Juniper Raised Bed

    Rot- and bug-resistant juniper timbers are an all-natural alternative to treated wood in this rustic raised planter bed.

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  9. How To Make A Herb Wall Planter
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    • Cost 3

    • Time: 2-3 Hours

    How To Make A Herb Wall Planter

    You're so much more likely to use herbs if they're easily accessible in your kitchen rather than in a bed somewhere outside. This DIY hanging herb planter brings fresh herbs right into your kitchen so you can snip-as-needed for a little zest in your dinner. 

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