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Growing Edibles in Containers

Growing Edibles in Containers

If you are an urban gardener, container-grown edibles may be your best chance to raise food crops at home. Growing food in containers requires less weeding and digging and is a great alternative for those who may be physically unable to tend in-ground plantings....

Indoor Plants for Low Light

Indoor Plants for Low Light

Raise your hand if all of your plants are currently squished into the one spot in your house with bright light... 🖐️ We understand the feeling! But thankfully, there are some plants that can...

How to Refresh a “Tired” Container Planting

How to Refresh a “Tired” Container Planting

Planted containers of trees, shrubs, perennials, or combination plantings need occasional maintenance to keep them looking their best. Soil particles decompose over time, causing compaction and...

Spring Container Gardening

Spring Container Gardening

Spring is in full bloom and now is the perfect time to add color to your outdoor space with container gardens! There are many ways you can approach container gardening. Whether you’re the DIY...

Is the Future of Landscape Design Lawn-Free?

Is the Future of Landscape Design Lawn-Free?

Beautiful landscape design has long been associated with luscious green grass, vibrant flowers, and abounding trees. However, more and more property owners have been leaving the traditional behind...

Berry Basics

Berry Basics

Our mild climate is perfect for growing sweet, juicy berries, and homegrown berries are a great way to save money while eating fresh and local throughout the year! Between blueberries, strawberries,...

Create Privacy, Beauty & Habitat with Hedgerows

Create Privacy, Beauty & Habitat with Hedgerows

Sometimes called windbreaks, shelter belts, or conservation buffers, hedgerows are layers of trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses that create living fences with the ability to grow food, shelter...

Grow More Food & Flowers with Beneficial Insects

Grow More Food & Flowers with Beneficial Insects

In any well-balanced ecosystem, there are pests and there are natural enemies. For this reason, some pests must be present in the environment for natural enemies (beneficial insects) to continue to...

March in the Garden

March in the Garden

For Fresh Color Refresh container plantings with vibrant seasonal color like fragrant Wallflower and Hyacinths, beautiful Ranunculus, flouncy Anemones, and vivid spring flowering bulbs. Spruce up...

Creating a Habitat for Bees in Your Garden

Creating a Habitat for Bees in Your Garden

Bees pollinate ⅓ of our food supply and ⅓ of the feed for our meat sources. Want to "bee" part of the solution to increase awareness about bees and help protect our future food supply? Create a bee...

Let’s Talk Shamrocks

Let’s Talk Shamrocks

Bring home a new houseplant or surprise a friend with a thoughtful gift of good luck and positivity. The shamrock is a traditional symbol of St. Patrick’s Day and Irish heritage—thought to bring...

Repotting Indoor Plants

Repotting Indoor Plants

Repotting your indoor plants is best done during the active growing season—March through September. Spring is settling in here in the Pacific Northwest and it's one of our favorite seasons! Spring...

Winter Storm Recovery Tips for the Garden

Winter Storm Recovery Tips for the Garden

After this round of winter storms and snow you are probably looking at your garden wondering what has survived and how to go about recovering from any potential damage. Although we still have some...

Become Enlightened With Indoor Grow Lights

Become Enlightened With Indoor Grow Lights

Improve your houseplant success and grow more plants by using indoor supplemental lights. Recent advances in lighting have provided us with increased options for indoor growing and decreased the...

Indoor Vertical Gardening & Living Walls

Indoor Vertical Gardening & Living Walls

On the Wall Mounted plants: select plants are mounted to wood or other material, hung like works of art, and grown vertically. Wood mounts may be made of cork, driftwood, or scrap wood Ceramic plate...

February in the Garden

February in the Garden

The month of February can deliver unpredictable weather, but plenty of “sun breaks”! Be ready to jump in the garden when conditions are right. For Fresh Color Bring easy color to porch and walkway:...

Mounting Indoor Plants to Wood

Mounting Indoor Plants to Wood

Plants on bookshelves, floor plants, countertop and coffee table plants, plants hanging from the ceiling… so many ways to display them! If you are like me and love to fill your indoor space with...

Basic Indoor Plant Propagation

Basic Indoor Plant Propagation

Many indoor plants can easily be propagated by using one of the following methods: Offsets Plantlets Stem/cane cuttings Leaf cuttings Layering Division Often, there may be more than one way to...

Basic Indoor Plant Selection & Winter Care

Basic Indoor Plant Selection & Winter Care

Although they live indoors, houseplants “know” what season it is by the length of daylight and the angle of the sun. Winter days can be short and dark, and when the sun does appear, it is low and in...

DIY Moss Pole for Indoor Plant Support

DIY Moss Pole for Indoor Plant Support

Trailing plants are fun to hang from macramé or display on high shelves, but for many of our favorite trailing plants, there is another way to grow... up! Popular selections such as Pothos,...

January in the Garden

January in the Garden

January in the garden is mostly a time for planning and preparation for spring! For the Home Take down holiday decorations. Plant your living Christmas tree or scatter cut branches from your...

All About Air Plants

All About Air Plants

My ever-growing collection of air plants live mostly in my north-facing kitchen window—some hang in decorative tropical seed pods and others sit on branches of a whimsical felt tree. Many of the...

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