Springing!

This is a Pedasites bloom pushing up through the winter ground in one of my gardens. It may seem early, but these last few sunny days seem to have gotten things stirring: Sarcoccoca, the sweet-smelling, nearly invisible flower that is currently wafting its fragrance around town; those lovely, winter-blooming Viburnums in shades of pink; and … Continue reading Springing!

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Planning edible gardens or containers: time for a Spring consultation!

How do we get here, to this beautiful summer bounty? Spring blooms are starting to pop everywhere now, so it's a little easier to imagine that we will once again be out in the garden, hands in the warm soil, tending a productive bed or box and plucking an assortment of veggies for a quick … Continue reading Planning edible gardens or containers: time for a Spring consultation!

Stormwater and Rain Gardens: Read up, ’tis the season!

Find out more about rain gardens here (http://earthfix.kuow.org/water/article/if-bioswales-and-rain-gardens-are-so-great-why-are/)  Just in time for the rainy season... learn what all the hubbub is about! Seattle Public Utilities has opened up new stormwater districts, to encourage the installation of rain gardens and cisterns through the RainWise incentive. Please contact us if you would like us to take a … Continue reading Stormwater and Rain Gardens: Read up, ’tis the season!