5 Colorful Shrubs for Winter

November 12, 2018

While many plants shine in spring, summer, or fall, these 5 colorful evergreen shrubs will hold their own throughout winter and every other season. Scarletta Fetterbush (Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Zeblid’)– Scarlet-purple leaves pop out of this evergreen, shiny deep-green shrub in spring and has bronze-red fall coloring. In winter the foliage has tinges of bronze-red making… Read more >

Hedges Other than Arbs Hedges Other Than Arborvitaes

May 2, 2018

When we want to screen a neighbor or some kind of feature from our yard or a window, we reach for the plants. When you think of hedges, one of the first plants that come to mind for a lot of people are arborvitaes. But, while they grow fairly fast, they’re not a very long-lived… Read more >

Blue Atlas Cedar Browning What’s Wrong With My Blue Atlas Cedar?

February 16, 2018

If you’ve seen a Blue Atlas Cedar or own one, you know that these evergreens offer beautiful silvery, blue foliage that shines bright in the landscape. You’ve also probably come across one or two that look a little unhealthy. One of the most common problems we see with Blue Atlas Cedars (Cedrus atlantica ‘Glauca’) are… Read more >

Oakleaf Hydrangea (Hydrangea quercifolia) Plants for Fall Color

October 5, 2017

If you’re into fall color, now is the time to get outside before it all goes away and the constant rains return. And if you’re looking for a good day drive, highway 2 to Leavenworth is full of fall color this time of year! The pacific northwest has such a great selection of fall color… Read more >