Understory Plants

August 27, 2019

Planting underneath trees can get tricky and depends on how much shade the tree provides along with how moist the soil is. If you’ve ever looked under a well-established oak or maple, you might have noticed that the ground is bare of any plant material. Most lawn usually can’t survive under a tree because of… Read more >

What We’re Working On: August 2019

August 22, 2019

August has been a big month for projects this year. We currently have 5 projects being installed with 3 of them coming to an end this week and next. We’ll also have 2-3 more projects starting up in September/October. Our project in Tulalip wrapped up on the 20th and included plenty of new plantings along… 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 >