How to Bring Herbs Indoors

October 19, 2015

Fresh herbs all winter? Yes, please! Fall is upon us, and plants are beginning to go dormant in our gardens, including our precious herbs that have flavored our meals oh so wonderfully all summer long. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could continue to enjoy their glorious flavors and aromas during the cold months ahead? If… 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 >

The designer’s role in landscape installation

September 16, 2015

Do you have to have your Landscape Architect / Designer involved in the installation of your landscape? No… Is it a good idea? Absolutely! Having the person who designed the project involved in the installation will be better for you, the contractor and the overall outcome of the project. The biggest advantage of having the landscape architect… Read more >

Part 2 – How to Cultivate Healthy Soil in Your Landscape

June 19, 2015

Happy soil, happy life. Hey, remember this post about the importance of healthy soil in your garden? Well now I’m going to tell you how to cultivate that soil. Remember: bad things happen when you treat soil like dirt. If we work alongside Mother Nature to create a balanced ecosystem in the soil of our… Read more >

Part 1 – The Importance of Healthy Soil in Your Garden

April 28, 2015

“Bad things happen when you treat soil like dirt.” -David McDonald, SPU After we attended a soil seminar hosted by Cedar Grove, these words were stuck in my head because they so perfectly summarize the importance of having healthy soil in your garden. “What? Healthy soil? Dirt is dirt, right?” Nope! Plants grow in many different environments around… Read more >