Great Plant Picks 2012

I like a party with a theme and the theme this year is shady.  Made in the Shade is the title of the 2012 list from Great Plant Picks.  Produced by the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden, a new set of hardy and reliable plants are recommended each year for the maritime Pacific Northwest.  Currently there are over 800 plants on this exceptional list.   … Continue reading Great Plant Picks 2012

Dawn Viburnum

Viburnum x bodnantense ‘Dawn’ is a plant with a promise.  A promise that spring will come and flowers will bloom.  A promise that there is a sun behind the cloudy winter skies.  A promise of color in the December drizzle.  Dawn viburnum throws out it’s flowers in the winter, before the veined deciduous leaves appear.   Green all summer, the leaves turn a bronzy red in … Continue reading Dawn Viburnum

Great Plant Picks

Looking for a plant that likes you?  Or rather, likes where we live?  Knowledgeable professionals have compiled a selection of over 800 plants compatible to the maritime Northwest.  Plants picked just for our gardens.  This takes the guesswork out of many of our purchases.  Every year has a theme.  2010 was Fantastic Foliage and this year, 2011, it’s Fun in the Sun.  Plants picked for sun … Continue reading Great Plant Picks