February on the Farm

February 22, 2017

From snow to solar… I wrote last month telling you about my transition to our 5-acre mini farm. Our previous garden (and house) is now pending sale. We are slowly adjusting to life at the farm and seem to discover something new about the property every day. In the month of February, we’ve experienced some snow… Read more >

Incorporating a Water Feature Into Your Garden

December 5, 2013

  There is something very soothing about the sound of water. This Snohomish, WA garden features a large stream and pond as the focal point of the garden and home. For the homeowner the decision to incorporate a water feature into the garden was an easy one. The existing slopes and open space gave way… Read more >

Dogscaping Part 2: Tips for Designing a Beautiful Dog-friendly Garden

October 21, 2013

In our last post we discussed creating and maintaining a dog-safe yard, now let’s move on to the fun part – designing not only an entertaining and engaging garden for your pet, but one’s that’s aesthetically pleasing to you! Just add water… dog’s love water!  Why not take this opportunity to add a water feature… Read more >

Dogscaping Part 1: Creating a Safe Garden Environment for Your Pet

October 17, 2013

The thought of having a dog and a beautiful garden often don’t go hand-in-hand.  In fact, the first things to come to mind are usually, digging, chewing and yes, yellow spots.  It’s true, this is often the case but there are ways to have the aesthetically pleasing garden you want while providing a safe and… Read more >