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 >
We strongly believe in the benefits of mulching your garden. Whether you use wood chips or composted mulch, there are huge benefits to covering and protecting your soil. But what’s even better than mulch? Living mulch! Groundcovers are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also provide many of the same benefits of mulch for your garden…. Read more >
Take time to look at the bright side. The rains have officially returned to the Pacific Northwest, and they’ve brought the overcast days with them. Even though the weather might be a little dreary, I keep reminding myself not to complain; a couple months ago we were experiencing a scorching drought! If you look around your garden and find… Read more >
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No rain, no problem… or not as big of a problem. I hope this summer has been treating you and your garden well, especially since we’ve finally been getting some rain! With the rain comes cooler temperatures, especially in the morning and at night. It’s a bit refreshing, isn’t it? Fall must be just around… Read more >
We love plants that provide year round interest, and Pieris japonica is one of them! If you’ve been out enjoying this beautiful Northwest weather, you may have noticed this shrub blooming in shades of white, pink, or fuchsia. Commonly known as Lily of the Valley Shrub, it produces long strands of adorable little bell-shaped flowers… Read more >