Garden Hack of the Month: Regrowing Vegetable Scraps

July 13, 2018

Once you’ve harvested your veggies, what do you do with all of the scraps? You might compost them or throw them out like most people. But did you know that there are some vegetables that you can regrow instead of having to sow new seeds or buy new starts? Before you throw your next harvest… 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 >

Perennial Edibles: Part 2

May 18, 2018

If an edible garden seems too daunting for you or too much work, perennial fruits and vegetables may be a good option for you. These plants will come back every year without having to re-do everything every year. You can read our previous post for more perennial fruits and veggies here. Figs- With their tropical… 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 >

Dahlia akita Top 10 Plants for Cut Flower Arrangements

January 19, 2018

With the Northwest Flower and Garden Show (February 7th-11th) coming up and Valentine’s Day, as well, pretty flower arrangements are on many people’s minds and they look so lovely in contrast to this gray, rainy weather. If you’re thinking of starting or adding to your cutting garden, these plants are great options and look beautiful in… Read more >