email@example.com (this is my booking and business email, for garden questions please go to www.plantersplace.com and I will answer your garden question within 48 hours - unless I am traveling)
the Compleat Home Gardener
is a northwest horticultural expert: Marianne has a degree in horticulture from Washington State University and writes a syndicated gardening column that runs in over a dozen newspapers each week including the The Tacoma News Tribune (Sundays) and The Daily Olympian (Saturdays). She has also written or co-written 10 gardening books including "Easy Answers for Great Gardens" and her latest book "Edible Gardening for Washington and Oregon" She lectures and gives seminars on a variety topics, appears weekly in the summer on her show "Dig In Seattle and leads garden tours around the world with her husband Joe. She lives with her family in Enumclaw, near Seattle, Washington.
Want to see videos of my garden? Go to www.plantersplace.com - learn my tips for growing clematis, perennials, and more of my favorite plants.
My blue and yellow garden in May. Learn how to have more drama without the drinking problems in your garden. These plants are drought, slug and deer resistant. Many of my talks teach what plants to grow that are the most practical for different climates. Note the blue bird house and blue painted gate in the background. This is because I have trouble growing blue delphiniums - so I use blue paint instead.
This is hydrangea "Blushing Bride" and it pokes through the window in my brick wall - keeps the lovely blooms from flopping on the ground.
Future trips Spain in Oct of 2016, France - river cruise in 2017. Go to "Future Tours" tab at top of this page for more info.
The France trip is full, but you can get on a waiting list.
The Spain Trip is Oct 13 -23 and cost for land only is $2,819 for a double. Airfare available. Call Collette Travel at 1-800-752-2655 and refer to booking #701257 for a brochure or to book.
"Upcoming Binetti Talks:
This is our favorite place to stay in Italy. It is called La Luna nel Porto in the charming town of Stesa near Milan. Perfect location for exploring a week's worth of world class gardens, wineries and mountains with lake views and a few blocks from town. Large modern rooms, beautiful interiors, professional staff and kitchenettes. They have not asked us to recommend them, nor are we being paid. We just like to share great places to stay in Europe. www.lalunanelporto.it
GOT GARDENING QUESTIONS ????
Go to www.plantersplace.com and click onto "Ask the Expert" There is no charge and it is easy to register and see all the other questions that have been answered. Or you can write to me at Ask Marianne, P.O. Box 872, Enumclaw, WA 98022
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SOME PICS OF OUR LAST TOUR: FRANCE SOME OF MY FAVORITE PHOTOS