Plant of the Month: Euphorbia

December 11, 2019

These evergreen plants work hard to provide all season interest. They can be placed in partial to full sun areas and are a fuss free plant in general. Most types are heat tolerant, but they should be watered regularly during their first growing season to help establish a good root system. Another benefit to these… Read more >

Winter Blooms and Bold Foliage

December 19, 2018

Winter might seem like its the off season for your garden but that’s not true with these plants. Despite the cold temperatures, there are still plenty of plants that are blooming this time of year or just about to and many, many evergreen ones with interesting and bright color. Add in a couple of these… Read more >

5 Colorful Shrubs for Winter

November 12, 2018

While many plants shine in spring, summer, or fall, these 5 colorful evergreen shrubs will hold their own throughout winter and every other season. Scarletta Fetterbush (Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Zeblid’)– Scarlet-purple leaves pop out of this evergreen, shiny deep-green shrub in spring and has bronze-red fall coloring. In winter the foliage has tinges of bronze-red making… Read more >

Mount Vernon Laurel Good groundcovers: 10 groundcovers that won’t overtake your garden

August 16, 2016

We strongly believe in the benefits of mulching your garden. Whether you use wood chips or composted mulch, there are huge benefits to covering and protecting your soil. But what’s even better than mulch? Living mulch! Groundcovers are not only aesthetically pleasing, but also provide many of the same benefits of mulch for your garden…. Read more >

What’s wrong with my Heuchera?

June 24, 2016

Heucheras have become a staple of garden and container designs across the Pacific Northwest. Caramel, plum and lime foliage that provides year round interest just can’t be beat. One of our favorite things about their foliage is the way it can change with the seasons. Cool fall and winter weather bring on rich saturated colors,… Read more >