Five Exciting New Plants for 2017

Wednesday March 22, 2017

Last week, we were thrilled to have the supremely knowledgeable Lucia Christie from Skagit Gardens at all three of our March open houses. Skagit Gardesn have been growing top-quality annuals and perennials in the Skagit Valley of Oregon for 50 years, Lucia was kind enough to share some of their exciting new annuals and perennials for 2017. Here are five …


Poinsettias: Flowers of the Season

Friday December 9, 2016

Poinsettias are the quintessential Christmas flower. Though they are famous for they brilliant reds (almost 80% of commercially grown poinsettias are red), they also come in beautiful yellows, whites and pinks as well as variegated varieties. History & Lore Poinsettias, or more scientifically Euphorbia pulcherrima, are native to Mexico and can be found growing wild in tropical forests down the …

Paperwhites and Amaryllis

Wednesday November 9, 2016

Paperwhites and Amaryllis have become a holiday tradition for many gardeners and it’s easy to see why. They are easy to grow, they bloom fast and they make beautiful homemade decorations and gifts. And right now is the perfect time to start amaryllis and paperwhites so they’ll be ready for the holidays. Paperwhites Paperwhites are one of the easiest bulbs …