How do I improve the drainage in my yard?

April 3, 2015

Spring is so beautiful in the Northwest. As we watch our gardens awaken for spring we also welcome spring rains and Northwest drainage issues become much more evident. Storms become more frequent and the lower temperatures aren’t very conducive for evaporation. Areas with poor drainage struggle to recover after each storm. Proper drainage is very important in… Read more >

Rain Gardens Demystified: What is a rain garden and why should I have one in my landscape?

February 18, 2014

Rain garden – it’s a term we hear a lot lately, especially here in the Seattle area. However, if you’re like me you’ve probably asked yourself, “What exactly is a rain garden, is it attractive, and is it something I should consider for my own yard?” We wanted to share the “what, why’s and how’s”… Read more >