Snow Cap Sedge (Carex siderostricha ‘Snow Cap’) Photo Courtesy of Bluestone Perennials Designing with Ornamental Grasses

July 19, 2017

Ornamental grasses can provide year-round interest while being easy to maintain and incredibly versatile. In the spring and summer, ornamental grasses are bright and lush and in the fall and winter, provide texture and color. They come in all sizes from small, mounding groundcovers to 12 feet tall flowering grasses. Their range in color, texture,… Read more >

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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

Plants for Garden Styles: Northwest

October 28, 2016

The northwest garden style includes many different aspects including asymmetry, year-round interest, and using native plants and a mix of woody and perennial plants. Asymmetrical landscape designs have a more natural, casual feel which is why they fit in so nicely in the northwest landscape. Having a mix of woody and perennial plants along with… Read more >

What you need to know before installing a stamped concrete patio

October 3, 2014

It wasn’t long ago that I wrote a blog about patio material options. One of those options was concrete. Concrete comes in many forms but seemingly the most popular is stamped concrete. Not to scare anyone away or divert business from the many talented concrete contractors but there are many variables when it comes to concrete…. Read more >

What patio material is right for your space?

July 26, 2014

The hardscape of the garden creates the structure and backbone of the space and is critical in the overall composition. The hardscape is typically the first element to any space that needs to be designed and installed. Plants are fun, but really should be the last step (the icing on the cake). Hardscape is a… Read more >