Often, one of my first orders of business when designing a garden is to embellish the immediate surroundings of the house. Carefully selecting plants to enhance the view just outside of our windows can go a long way toward staving off the winter blues, and if those plants offer a bit of fragrance as we […]
The holidays are winding down and despite the desire to keep your beautifully-decorated Christmas tree as a centerpiece in your living room forever, at some point (sob!) it’s gotta go. Here are 6 ways to transform your tree into a critter-feeding-bird-sheltering-kid-entertaining-garden-mulching thing of wonder this year.
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!
When fall arrives, it always inspires me to nest. I search out new recipes, spend weekends cooking and baking, and then test my creations on my friends and family. There’s just something about the chill in the air and the early sunsets that encourage a hearty, home-cooked meal or sweet treat.
Nothing can conjure up a memory like a certain fragrance. Whether we want to reproduce the scents of our childhood gardens, or simply create a new sensory experience, there are many fragrant plants to enjoy. We all know that roses and lilies smell amazing, but here is a collection of annuals, perennials, and shrubs you […]
Each season, our plant buyers seek out the most beautiful and interesting plants from our local growers. Fall is the time not only to find trees and shrubs with gorgeous fall foliage and flowers but also those that can be planted now for rewards next spring and summer. We talked with our tree and shrub […]
Each season, our plant buyers seek out the most beautiful and interesting plants from our local growers. Our annuals and perennials departments are filled with gorgeous foliage and blooming plants for fall and winter, so we asked our buyers which ones are their favorites for 2022. Here is what’s catching their eye.
I know, I know…we still have a little while to enjoy warm summer days, late sunsets, and meals al fresco. But your houseplants will be forever grateful (and you will be too, by default) if you follow these simple guidelines that will prepare them to happily snuggle in for fall and winter.
I had the pleasure of attending the Edmonds Garden Tour this month and I came away filled with inspiration and excited to try out some new ideas in my garden. It may seem like “tour-worthy” gardens are unattainable, but the garden tour taught me that incorporating the fundamentals of good design and adding a dash […]