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Backyard Bouquets

Backyard Bouquets

For many of us, our daily lives are fast-paced, hectic, and demanding. It can often be a challenge to feel like we have time to properly take care of ourselves and our families, let alone to find time to garden. It's important to realize that gardening is a great way...

May in the Garden

May in the Garden

Our favorite annuals for summer color have returned! Warm-season edibles can be planted mid-month once nighttime temperatures average in the 50s and soil warms up to 60ºF. For Fresh Color Update...

Tomato Variety Showcase

Tomato Variety Showcase

Over the years, we have offered classes on how to grow the best tomatoes at home. We followed each growing season with a tomato tasting event (except in 2020 😔) to sample and evaluate the results....

The Importance of Green in the Workplace

The Importance of Green in the Workplace

The colors that paint the world around us have been proven to influence our mood and our behaviors. We are so deeply connected to color—the design of an environment can not only affect our emotions,...

13 Fantastic Trees Under 20 Feet Tall

13 Fantastic Trees Under 20 Feet Tall

The list of small garden trees is a relatively short one—most trees will grow taller than 20 feet as they mature, and many trees become nearly as wide as they are tall over time. Most small garden...

The Complete Calathea Care Guide

The Complete Calathea Care Guide

With their bold stripes, patterns, and colors, calathea have become one of the most popular tropical plants to have in your home. However, they also have a reputation for being one of the more...

Celebrate Earth Day With Us!

Celebrate Earth Day With Us!

51 years ago, the first-ever Earth Day was organized. The years leading up to 1970 saw America producing large amounts of fossil fuels, sludge, and pollutants with no real knowledge of the...

How to Grow Edible Plants in Containers

How to Grow Edible Plants 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...

The Best Houseplants for Low Light

The Best Houseplants 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...

Going Back to Berry Basics

Going Back to 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,...

How to Create Your Own Living Fence With Hedgerows

How to Create Your Own Living Fence 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...

Why You Should Have Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

Why You Should Have Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

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...

How to Repot Your Indoor Plants

How to Repot Your 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...

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