Watering for the Pacific Northwest’s dry season

Watering for the Pacific Northwest’s dry season

Pacific Northwest gardening writer Lorene Edwards Forkner explains how recycling rainwater from the wet season can be a valuable resource for your landscape during the region’s drier months.

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Liz, Central Oregon

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A large majority of the Pacific Northwest is not the wet, rainy environment most people envision. In Oregon, the only area to fit that perception is west of the Cascade Mountain Range. East of the Cascades is considered High Desert. In Central Oregon we have a mere 8-9 inches of annual rainfall.

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There's more to the Pacific Northwest than Seattle. In the golden west in eastern WA, we don't get a lot of rain so this strategy doesn't work. Try xeriscaping instead.

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