Green pot containing red twigs and silver foliage

Fabulous winter containers?

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Hard to believe, but Seattle does have four seasons, but our grey and cold season lasts from October to March.  Sure, we have wonderful winter-fragrant shrubs and winter-busting early colorful bulbs, but our long-lasting damp just makes most foliage turn to mush. Which is all the more reason to create a fabulous winter container to […]

Tiger Eyed Look

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Which came first, the container or the plant? Sometimes, when I am asked to design a container, we start with the homeowner’s existing containers and build from there.  Other times, the owner fell in love with an amazing plant and just wants to enjoy it all season before deciding where to plant it.  Holding a […]

Of Cabbages and Kings

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The time has come to talk of many things … I’ve spent over a year away from the blog, exploring growing flowers for market, permaculture, garden design, and have settled on my love of photography and container design.  I’ve enjoyed posting many of my images on facebook and instagram and intend on continuing there, but […]