2017 Garden Show FAQ’s

2017 Garden Show FAQ’s

We are about a week out since we were at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show so we want to take some time to share with you the most frequently asked questions we answered at the show. The item in this garden that we answered the most questions about was the bottle...
Design Tips: Falling for Grasses

Design Tips: Falling for Grasses

Fall is one of the best times to enjoy grasses. In our climate it sometimes takes a while for the grasses (sometimes warm climate plants) to come into their glory. The late sun with its golden diffused light also plays up the colors and blooms of grasses. Grasses can...
Planning an Edible February

Planning an Edible February

And just like that it’s time to start thinking about the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. The theme for the show this year is “Taste of Spring – Garden’s that celebrate food”.   As I start working through the design I thought I would share a few thoughts with you! I...
Gardening Obsession

Gardening Obsession

Years ago I read a book that with a collaboration of several different authors. They shared their love of Gardening and why they do it. All with various reasons striking a cord of familiarity within me. I reflected on my particular obsession as I opened a box from...
Smelly Spring

Smelly Spring

Sometimes spring doesn’t smell so sweet. The Western skunk cabbage or Lysichiton americanus is one of those plants. My property has a pond and stream on it and there is a great bit of mucky edge that will make a great bog garden. Right now it is a little junky with...
NWFGS: A World Away On The Na Pali Coast

NWFGS: A World Away On The Na Pali Coast

The Northwest Flower & Garden show has been a success!  My garden ‘A World Away On The Na Pali Coast’ won a silver medal and we had fantastic conversations of all types through out the show.  In addition to being a garden creator I was also a garden...

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