Pick of the Week: Asters

Asters

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Pick of the Week: Pumpkins

One of the most well-known winter squashes, pumpkins can be used in a variety of different ways- whether you’re in the kitchen making something sweet or savory, it can also be used for decoration. Pumpkins can be stored in cool dark places for months a time. Plant pumpkins and other winter squashes after the last…

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Pick of the Week: Hosta ‘Undulata’

Hosta ‘Undulata’ have wavy leaves with a white center and produce lilac flowers in the summer time which attract bees These are a very popular perennial due to their versatility and are easy to grow and maintain. They prefer moderate shade with well-drained soil and will grow to be about 15 inches tall by 30…

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New Garden Structure

A new garden structure looks out past a small water feature to the deck- a great place for yoga!

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Pick of the Week: Bluebeard

BLUEBEARD (Caryopteris x clandonensis ‘Dark Night’) This deciduous shrub is a delightful blooming surprise at the end of summer. Different than most bluebeards, ‘Dark Night’ stands upright and is more densely branched than other species.  The deep purplish-blue flowers lie in tufts along the stem, and the dark green foliage is a nice contrast. Another…

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Conscious Gardening: Best Water Conscious Gardening Techniques

Conscious Gardening Best Water Conscious Gardening Techniques It’s August and it’s dry (or at least it is suppose to be), and gardening with water consciousness in mind is a must. Knowing the best ways to do this can be tricky, so here is our guide to help you, and your garden, through times of drought.…

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An Inside Look at the Landscape Design Process: Fun and Collaborative

An Inside Look at the Landscape Design Process:  Fun and Collaborative Our design process starts with an on-site consultation with Baxter where you’ll discuss options and ideas for your property. He’ll be able to outline a prospective budget before the design process starts. We work collaboratively in our office. Stacey our head designer and Baxter…

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New Work by Pacifica! – May 2016

New concrete stairs and landings provide access to the front door that doesn’t involve walking up the steep driveway. Once the plants fill in, it will be a lush arrival sequence. Most of our business come from referrals. If you know someone who wants to get their outdoor living space ready for summer, please introduce…

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What to do in The Garden This Month

Tips for Keeping Your Garden Looking Great Plant: Plant your favorite heat-loving veggies this month. They include eggplant, hot and sweet peppers, tomatoes, melons, squash, beans, corn, and cucumbers. Get tomatoes off to a solid start by backfilling extra-deep planting holes with nutrient sources. To the bottom of the hole, add a fish head from…

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Pacifica’s Guide to The Arboretum’s Pacific Connections Garden

The Washington Park Arboretum’s Pacific Connection Garden features beautiful and exotic plants from Cascadia, Australia, China, Chile, and New Zealand with the Pacific Ocean being the key factor in connection these parts of the world together. We love the plants from all of these regions, but we have a special place for New Zealand in…

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