Cameo Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles japonia 'Cameo') Photo Courtesy of Monrovia Plant of the Month: Flowering Quince

April 21, 2017

Now that Spring is finally here and we’re starting to get some warmer weather, we’re seeing flowers pop up everywhere we look! The Flowering Quince is one of those early spring bloomers that really packs a punch on a gray day and has many different varieties to choose from. They range in size from broad… Read more >

Creating Habitat for Birds Part 2 of 2

April 21, 2017

In our last blog about creating habitat for birds we talked about the steps we can take to make a healthy and sustainable northwest garden where birds and other wildlife will thrive. Not only does the design of your landscape effect whether we have birds in our backyard, but the plant choices we make can… Read more >

Snakes Head (Fritillaria meleagris) Plant of the Month: Fritillaria

March 17, 2017

With so many beautiful flowers starting to bloom this time of year, it’s hard to choose just one for plant of the month. Fritillaria is just so unique making it perfect for springtime! Fritillaria is a great option to diversify your bulb collection with its multiple varieties to choose from each having their own unique… Read more >

Helleborus 'Marlon' Photo Courtesy of T & L Nursery Fun New Plants for Spring

March 10, 2017

Recently, on a rare sunny day, we made a visit to one of our favorite nurseries, T & L, and seeing all the plants in bloom got us so excited for warmer weather and spring flowers. While there we also came across some great, new plants! Here’s a couple of our favorite new ones. Helleborus… Read more >

Crocus cultivars What’s Blooming in Your Garden: February

February 20, 2017

Even though it’s still winter, there are plenty of plants that are starting to peek out and add color to our gardens, including our Plant of the Month: Daphne! Other late winter bloomers include hellebores, corylopsis, euphorbia, cyclamen, heather, crocus, gravillea, edgeworthia, and mahonia. Madame Lemonnier Lenten Rose (Helleborus x lemonnierii ‘MadameLemonnier’): This new hellebore has… Read more >