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Native Perennial Plants for Your Garden

Native Perennial Plants for Your Garden

These native plants are well adapted to our climate, and typically require less irrigation and pesticides in order to thrive in our wet winters and dry summers. Many of these flowering perennials benefit butterflies and birds. Consider incorporating some of these...

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Gardening Palettes: Painting with Plants

Gardening Palettes: Painting with Plants

Designing a landscape can be a lot of fun, but it is also daunting for some people. One way to look at your yard is to think of it as a blank canvas, and the plants are your paints. Each variety of plant has their own unique feature and come in several different...

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Drought Tolerant Plants Get Thirsty Too

Drought Tolerant Plants Get Thirsty Too

With ever-warmer and drier summers, many of our clients request drought-tolerant planting plans. Saving water is a win-win, helping conserve natural resources and lower water bills. A typical drought-tolerant planting plan may include a mixture of Pacific Northwest...

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Combating Invasive Weeds

Combating Invasive Weeds

Weeds are the bane of many a gardener’s existence, and with the growth season underway, they can crop up in full force. We can help! Here are a few tips to reduce weeds in your yard. Fill up those planting beds! My personal strategy for combating weeds is to fill my...

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Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden

It is estimated that one third of human food comes from plants that require pollinators to produce fruits and seeds. Thus, helping pollinators helps us all. Common pollinators include birds, bees, butterflies, moths, flies, and beetles. Around our gardens,...

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Fabulous Native Trees and Shrubs

Fabulous Native Trees and Shrubs

Are you looking for plants on the lower end of the maintenance scale, that can thrive in our soggy winters and bone-dry summers, and handle clay soil? Look no further than these garden-worthy native plants, and cultivated varieties of native plants. Vine Maple (Acer...

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