Valentine's Day comes right when we need a little infusion of color, fragrance, and celebration. It is definitely still winter but the days are visibly longer. The rain gauge is overflowing but the first daffodils and crocus are blooming, and the winter-flowering shrubs are wafting their fragrance around the neighborhoods. Here's how you can fill … Continue reading celebrate with flowers
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February 14th. Valentine's Day. The days are getting brighter and longer but we're still in the middle of winter, so it's a perfect time to spread joy and love in the form of flowers. >>Order form below, or contact me at 206.351.9407. Arrangements are made to order, with fresh, PNW blooms and mostly-foraged foliage. Tell … Continue reading valentine’s blooms on sale now
Welcome back to gardening season. The days are tangibly longer and those extra minutes of light are beckoning us gardeners back into our winterized beds. (Take a peek at the new growth around the crowns of your peonies, track the height of your daffodil spears, but leave that mulch down to keep them cozy!) Now … Continue reading Mason bees & beautiful parking strips for pollinators
Happy Spring, everyone -- We still haven't passed the Valentine's Day marker, but unseasonable warmth has spurred on plant growth faster than usual. Daffodils, witch hazel, Daphne, snow drops, plum trees, Indian plum, red maples, sweet box, and Crocus are all blooming and creating clouds of fragrance that waft around the neighborhoods. Ahh. And to … Continue reading it begins again…
I've been doing more research into edible gardens and soil contamination lately, and I thought I would share my findings here. As my family prepares to move onto a new city lot with old homes and unknown previous uses (e.g. there was rumor of the property having been rented to a fellow with a roofing … Continue reading Gardening in urban soils
Wondering where to start on this year's big garden project? Take the first step by scheduling a HAZEL Design consultation session. This 'package deal' gets the ball rolling with fresh ideas for layout options, materials and planting schemes. Starting with an on-site walk-through and a sit-down with source images, we will listen to your vision … Continue reading Love your garden — with a Spring design consultation!