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Healing Benefits of Gardens

March 16, 2020

The relationship between plants and gardens and our health is ancient.  As early as 3000 B.C. the Chinese have used medicinal herbs. The Greeks built a temple for Asclepius, their god of healing, set among mineral springs, bathing pools, and gardens. Green was a sacred color in ancient Egypt and represented the hope of spring that… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine

January 8, 2020

Although there’s not too much blooming and showing off this time of year, you can still find a handful of plants that can brighten up any winter day. Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta ‘Chief Joseph’) will add a bit of sunny yellow to your garden where color may be lacking in winter. In winter,… Read more >

What We’re Working On: December 2019

December 17, 2019

December has been a busy month full of new clients and new designs. These concepts are for a larger property in Snohomish. One concept includes a deck porch and bluestone entry with pergola along with a flagstone firepit area and connecting pathways. The second concept has a concrete paver entry, veggie garden beds, and a… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Euphorbia

December 11, 2019

These evergreen plants work hard to provide all season interest. They can be placed in partial to full sun areas and are a fuss free plant in general. Most types are heat tolerant, but they should be watered regularly during their first growing season to help establish a good root system. Another benefit to these… Read more >

Garden Hack of the Month: Winter Garden Tasks

December 9, 2019

Although things in the garden tend to slow down in the winter, there are a couple of tasks you can keep up on throughout the winter months to prepare for a beautiful spring soon to come. December – January                                                                                   Lawn   Stay off your lawn as much as possible when frozen or extremely wet… Read more >