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The Resonating Sounds of Nature, Finding Peace and Solace in the Garden Endings & Beginnings

August 13, 2019

It’s has been said that when one door closes another opens and that the only constant is change. That doesn’t mean change is easy.  Even though it is rarely easy, losing something or someone usually teaches us something about ourselves and opens up new opportunities to come into our lives. That was the case in… Read more >

Plant of the Month: Rudbeckia

August 9, 2019

Of all the planting plans that we’ve used Rudbeckia on, I can’t believe we haven’t included this one in our Plant of the Month lineup! Rudbeckias are herbaceous perennials with daisy like flowers that come in shades of yellow, red, and orange. They’re great for waterwise gardens as they handle periods of drought well and… Read more >

What We’re Working On: July 2019

July 23, 2019

July has been a very busy month for us with 4 projects in installation! We finished up this project in Shoreline which included a Castohn Linear Slate paver patio and steppers, granite stone risers, an Azek composite deck, and a cedar arbor. The Snohomish pool project is getting closer and closer! A new project in… Read more >

Plants for the Formal Garden Style

July 21, 2019

The Formal Landscape Style is geometric, balanced, structured, and symmetrical and usually requires more maintenance than most other landscape styles. Many Formal Landscape style gardens also use fountains, pools, and sculptures to add focal points. The main plants are usually ones that can be sheared or clipped into hedges or other shapes along with lawn…. Read more >

The Next Chapter

July 13, 2019

I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to write this post. How much should I share, how much should I keep private? Who will read it? Who will care and who won’t? I don’t know the answers to any of those questions but here goes anyway. Life has a way of… Read more >

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