Dennis' 7 Dees Blog

Read the latest about Garden Center happenings, gardening tips, and new award-winning landscape designs!

Just Breathe: 6 Air Purifying Indoor Plants

Posted:   February 25, 2016

Breathe easy with these six air purifying plants that you can find at any Dennis’ 7 Dees garden centers.

New & Noteworthy - Fresh Off The Truck

Posted:   February 24, 2016

Take a look at some of our favorite new introductions of trees and shrubs this year.

We’re Your Cactus & Succulent Source

Posted:   February 23, 2016 by Nicole Forbes - Dennis' 7 Dees Education

Gardening with cactus & succulents is a fun and easy way to begin experimenting with plants. A quick look through Pinterest, Instagram or other home & garden publications will demonstrate the popularity of this large group of plants and the many ways they are being used in decorating our home interiors and urban landscapes.

Backyard Birding – Know what to feed your favorite feathered friends

Posted:   February 17, 2016 by Jennifer Williams

The modern urban environment isn't always conducive to wildlife sightings, but Portland – with a river and other protected areas running through its heart – is a great place for watching birds. It's easy to get these delightful feathered friends flocking to your yard and garden with a simple feeder, and with a bit of consideration you can attract a great variety of them: from tiny yet feisty Hummingbirds, to impressive Woodpeckers and everything in-between.

Dwarf Blueberries

Posted:   February 17, 2016 by Angela Hoyt - Dennis' 7 Dees Buyer

Traditional blueberry plants provide multiple seasonal interests. They have bright red stems during the winter months, fabulous white bell flowers in the summer, extra tasty fruit in the summer and jaw dropping fall color. What more could a gardener want! Talk about return on investment, right?!