Plants for the English Cottage Garden Style

February 8, 2019

The English Landscape style has a naturalistic and eclectic feel to it. Using colorful perennials, mixed plant borders, and gravel pathways, this style creates an organic flow in the garden. It is inspired by paintings by artists like Poussin and Lorrain and was a reaction to the more formal gardens that preceded them. English Landscape… Read more >

Woodland Garden

November 2, 2018

We just completed a woodland garden in Granite Falls. It all started with a trip to the Northwest Flower and Garden Show where the clients purchased a soft tub spa and found a greenhouse they fell in love with. Our first trip out to the site was in the snow but we were still able… Read more >

Plants for Garden Styles: Contemporary

July 9, 2018

A contemporary landscape design is one that’s classified as having a simple and minimalist feel. It makes use of native plants and sustainable materials. It is commonly characterized by single specimen plants and mass plantings and sometimes incorporates metal and concrete into the design with accents of wood. Because of the minimalism and simplicity in… Read more >

Landscape Design: More Than Just Plants

August 25, 2017

Plants play a very important role in any garden but there is much more to a well-designed garden than just plants. The design of any garden or landscape starts with the structure and hardscape. Landscape design is an art that involves the use of a very wide range of mediums beyond just plants, like: concrete,… Read more >

How to Choose the Right Fire Pit

August 2, 2017

With these warm summer nights, many of us want to get outside as much as possible before the rainy weather sets back in. And what better way to enjoy your garden than with friends and family sitting by a fire and roasting some marshmallows. We can’t think of a better way to spend our summer!… Read more >