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Four Season Interest Container Garden We’re Featured on Houzz!

June 21, 2017

We’re featured on Houzz in 12 Stylish Ways to Plant Your Summer Container Gardens! If you’ve been thinking of sprucing up your container gardens for Summer, take a look at these fun ideas. 12 Stylish Ways to Plant Your Summer Container Gardens

Spring on the Farm

June 19, 2017

The first 6 months. Gains and losses. The last time I updated you on our recent move to our 5-acre mini farm in Snohomish was in February.  That seems like eons ago. And though the snow has melted and it appears the torrential downfalls have come to an end, it just barely feels like spring,… Read more >

Bowl of Beauty Peony (Paeonia 'Bowl of Beauty') Photo Courtesy of Monrovia What’s Blooming Now: June

June 19, 2017

Now that summer is officially here (and hopefully the sun won’t be too far behind), the Pacific Northwest is really coming into its full flowering glory. This selection of plants, including our Plant of the Month: Iris, is just a small sampling of all the wonderful bloomers out there this time of year. Brunnera- The… Read more >

Bearded Iris Plant of the Month: Iris

June 12, 2017

With June’s plant of the month coming in so many different colors, it’s no wonder they were named Iris, meaning “rainbow” in Greek. While Irises can be a bit fussy with their growing conditions, with a little extra care, you can grow these beauties in your own garden. Pacific Coast Iris- The Pacific Coast Iris… Read more >

Dragonfly Photo Courtesy of Mother Nature Network Lesser Known Beneficial Insects for Your Garden

June 2, 2017

While we all know about some of the more common beneficial insects for our gardens (lady bugs, praying mantis’, lace wing flies, etc), there are many other insects that you can introduce into your garden that will help promote a healthy ecosystem and keep out the unwanted pests. If you’re trying to take a more… Read more >