Learn More About Fuchsias 

Feel free to drop into any of our monthly meetings, as our guest, to learn more about our club and how easy it is to grow show quality fuchsias here in the Pacific NW.


September 5, 2013

" This is a "Bealings" - a hardy upright.  It is a new plant for me this year (I had a friend pick it up for me on the spring "fuchsia road trip").  I have only 3 blooms on it but I am thrilled with this picture.  Can't wait to see what it does next year."   ~Cheryl M.


Plant Lists of the NW Fuchsia Society

August 27, 2013
The Winter Hardy List and How to Care For Them

Heat Tolerant Fuchsias  

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The Numbers on Fertilizer Labels, What They Mean

July 11, 2013

Please follow the label, more is not better


Whenever you see a fertilizer product, it will have three numbers prominently listed on the package, usually on the front. These numbers are very important and tell a great deal about what this fertilizer will do.

Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium (N,P,K) are what the numbers refer to. They are always listed in this order. It is the percentage within that package of each component. For example, a common t...

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May 10, 2013
"A little terminology – Fuchsias are often described in the garden center by their colors and form. It is helpful to know some terminology so you know what is being described!

Fuchsia flowers are tubular and often hanging. The outer tube, ending in the swept back sepals of the flower, is called the calyx. The inner bell of petals is called the corolla. The corolla can be single, semi double, or double, depending on the number of petals. Single flowers have four petals, semi double have bet...

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March 15, 2013

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