Winter Flowers in the Pacific Northwest

In so many areas of the country, particularly in the North, Winter can be dreary in the garden. Interest is derived from twiggy and grassy texture, colored dogwood twigs, foliage variations, berries and the lovely peeling bark of some trees. Here in the Pacific Northwest we do have plants that bloom in the winter. OurContinue reading “Winter Flowers in the Pacific Northwest”

Fall Color in the Pacific Northwest

Fall color can vary depending on the weather and where you live. Trees that are stressed may color-up early just from the lack of water. This year in the Pacific Northwest the autumn foliage is pretty astonishing. We typically show a lot of yellow foliage but this fall, after a very warm summer, there isContinue reading “Fall Color in the Pacific Northwest”

Maryhill Museum: Art in the Garden

This summer I stopped at Maryhill Museum on the way up to Wenatchee. I had not been there in years. The new wing and grounds are inspiring with the backdrop of the Columbia Gorge. Outdoor sculptures set against against cliffs, river and sky is a awe-inspiring must see. A show at the museum featured JamesContinue reading “Maryhill Museum: Art in the Garden”