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!
When I'm done with a garden clean-up I usually leave behind some little bouquet of foliage and twigs or a sprig of clipped herbs. And this one's sultry vibrancy and autumn glow -- too pretty not to share!
Bring us your toughest landscape dilemmas and we'll talk you through your options. Steep bank? Clay soil? Difficult shade areas? Want to grow vegetables? Bring it on! Schedule a consultation with HAZEL during these last three months of 2012, for a discounted consultation rate. We'll start with a walk through, flip through some inspiring photos … Continue reading Fall Garden Consultation Special – edgy veggies, rain gardens, landscape renovations & all-round planting design
Hooray for fall gardening in Seattle & the Northwest! HAZEL is currently scheduling fall clean-ups, consultations, and specialty pruning sessions for the upcoming months, so give us a call. We will facilitate your transition from the summer garden to a productive, beautiful winter garden that will take you well into next spring. Now is also … Continue reading Seattle fall gardening: pruning, winter vegetables & mulch
Here are the survivors of my own sporadic home gardening attentions, the slug attacks, and a very dry August! I swear, I take better care of my clients' gardens, but my own often gets a little droopy looking in the hot summer weather when I'm most busy. (I also plant a lot of things in … Continue reading late summer harvest from my tiny urban farm
There are neighborhood garden tours all over the city and region. Wonderful inspiration for design or remodel projects that "normal" people can accomplish in urban residential settings. Go! Info here: http://depts.washington.edu/hortlib/calendar/tours_sales.php Then call us with ideas.