Plants in Bloom: April Flowers

April 29, 2014

The buds are bursting, trees are leafing out and it finally feels like spring is upon us.  It is almost time to start planting the more tender annuals, setting out hanging baskets and planting tomatoes.  As we wait for the fear of frost to past there are still so many plants to enjoy as they… Read more >

Dryopteris erythrosora 'Brilliance' Our top 10 favorite all season plants for small gardens in the Pacific Northwest

February 20, 2014

February is not the prime time for most gardens.  We’ve talked recently about some great plants with winter interest, and while we stand by our love for the winter gardens, some gardens just don’t have enough space to warrant having plants that only look great in only one, or even two, seasons. In small gardens… Read more >

Cultivating a love for the winter garden

February 9, 2014

Winter is a time when most people stay out of their gardens.  Hiding away inside the warmth of our homes we miss out on the opportunity to discover the beauty of the winter garden. Accepting the browns and greens that wash over us this time of year and longingly waiting for a daffodil or crocus… Read more >

Mill Creek Curb Appeal- The progression of a project

July 29, 2013

As most projects do, it all started with a phone call. We discussed the project and setup a consultation. Located in a cute little neighborhood in Mill Creek it was already one of the most well maintained yards on the block. Older developments tend to be filled with overgrown plant material that has been sheered… Read more >

Acer griseum bark A Garden for All Seasons

November 27, 2012

All too often we see the landscape’s beauty dwindle with the falling leaves and looming tax season. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Many plants offer multiple seasons of interest such as texture, evergreen foliage that changes color with the change in temperatures, flowers (well, duh), structure, interesting seed heads, colorful fruit and branches. A plant palette… Read more >