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 >

Plant of the Month: Storm Cloud Lily of the Nile

July 2, 2019

Storm Cloud Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus x ‘Storm Cloud’) has clumps of lush green foliage that gets a reddish tinge in winter. Clusters of deep purple flowers sit atop thick green stems in summer. They stand out anywhere they’re placed in the garden and add a lot of interesting texture. They do best in… Read more >

What We’re Working On: June 2019

June 19, 2019

We’re staying plenty busy between the Snohomish pool, new designs, finishing up projects throughout the area, and 6 and 12 month walk-throughs for our clients. We finished up a project in Mukilteo which included a Fiberon composite deck, a Belgard paver patio, and flagstone steppers. This backyard project in Shoreline will include a Castohn Linear… Read more >