How to create a more drought tolerant garden

May 3, 2016

Prepare now, or wilt later… If you live and garden in the Pacific Northwest, like we do, you no doubt recall that last summer was one like no other that we can remember.  And it’s true, May through July 2015 was the driest period on record and we had the hottest June and July on… Read more >

Karl Foerster Feather Reed Grass (Calamagrostis x 'acutiflora 'Karl Foerster') Drought Tolerant Plants

September 18, 2015

No rain, no problem… or not as big of a problem. I hope this summer has been treating you and your garden well, especially since we’ve finally been getting some rain! With the rain comes cooler temperatures, especially in the morning and at night. It’s a bit refreshing, isn’t it? Fall must be just around… Read more >

When, how, and what should I prune?

March 26, 2015

Got the spring cleaning bug…? Don’t resist the urge to get outside and enjoy this sunshine and clean up the garden. Late winter to early spring is the best time to prune most plants. If the plants are still dormant so you won’t be removing new growth and you can also remove any winter die-back…. Read more >

January Garden Care in the Pacific Northwest

January 23, 2014

Have you ever wondered what should be done in the garden in January to help ensure a healthy garden throughout the year? Following, are a few basic maintenance tips. I’m sure most of you buttoned up and tucked your garden in for a long winter’s nap weeks ago…. right?  Well, on the off chance you’re… Read more >