Villa Taranto Japanese Maple (Acer palmatum 'Villa Taranto') Favorite Japanese Maples

October 23, 2017

Narrowing down our top 5 favorite Japanese maples was pretty difficult considering there’s so many different varieties of Japanese maples and they’re all so unique. Japanese Maples come in dwarf to upright forms and everything in between and are well suited for our zone. They also come in various colors from red, to green, to… 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 >

Midnight Marvel Mallow (Hibiscus x 'Midnight Marvel') Plant of the Month: Hibiscus

September 13, 2017

If you’re interested in fall color, you are certainly in the right place here in the Pacific Northwest. While we have so many choices between trees, shrubs, and groundcovers for great fall color, Hibiscus x ‘Midnight Marvel’ really stands out with its vibrant blooms and colorful foliage.   Hibiscus x ‘Midnight Marvel’ has a mounding… Read more >

Weeping Alaskan False Cypress (Chamaecyparis nootkatensis 'Green Arrow') Photo Courtesy of The Tree Center Small Trees – Big Interest

September 8, 2017

If you have a smaller yard to work with but want to add in some height with trees, it can be tough to find ones that won’t outgrow their space and take over. There are many deciduous and evergreen trees to choose from that will stay small, but still provided plenty of year round interest… Read more >

Kaleidoscope Abelia (Abelia grandiflora 'Kaleidoscope') What’s Blooming Now: August

August 23, 2017

As the summer starts coming to a close, there are still many different plants blooming this month. This is just a small sampling of some of our favorites that can be seen this time of year. Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)– Coming in many different colors from pure white to bright pink, coneflowers really add a pop… Read more >