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 >

Plants in Bloom: March Flowers

March 25, 2014

With our recent burst of sunshine during this first week of spring I decided to take a stroll through some local gardens.  The educational arboretum at Lake Washington Tech’s Horticulture Complex and the Bellevue Botanical Gardens.  Both are open to the public and free to visit.  There are so many flowers blooming in March that… Read more >