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A Few Gift Ideas For Your Favorite Gardener

It’s that time of year again to start looking for cool and fun gifts to give to your favorite gardening friends and what better place to find some stellar ideas than at your local garden center. Here are a few items that I wouldn’t mind receiving this holiday season…

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Holiday Favorites

Need some inspiration for gift-giving this year? My selection is based on items that are either firm personal favorites or offer significant value well beyond the Holiday season. Garden Gnome Tree Ornament It has become a tradition that on Christmas Eve our family exchanges a small gift – specifically a tree ornament. My husband Andy…

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The Complete Holiday Gift Guide 2022

We search for the best gifts throughout the year so you can find the perfect something for the people you love. We’re always on the lookout for local artisans, companies that make a difference in the world, and items that tell a great story. Here are a few of our favorite gifts for 2022!

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Reflect and Be Thankful

I have to confess that I seldom take time to reflect. I am a “doer” by nature and no sooner do I finish a project, that I am then on to the next challenge – maybe it’s just my creative juices wanting to express themselves, or my type A personality. Whatever is behind my constant […]

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A Garden In Winter

Create space in the garden for winter blooms and color. Add foliage to light up and silhouette the grey Pacific Northwest Skies. Sasanqua Camellias brighten up winter days with showy flower during December and January. Season fragrances from Daphne and Dawn Viburnum fill the garden with aroma in late winter as textural shrubs and perennials […]

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Wreath Making Is Back Again – YAY!

For the last two years I have been missing one of my favorite activities this time of year… wreath making at my favorite garden center! Before the pandemic, wreath making had become an annual ritual for our family – it was part of our holiday season festivities, and to a large part helped get us […]

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