Author Archives: henerys

By the light of the silvery moon

Moonlit Gardens Although gardeners often dream of sun-splashed borders filled with stately perennials, many are discovering that their daisies, daylilies, and daffodils are working overtime, bringing the garden to light…at night! Welcome to the world of the garden after dark. With busy families finding fewer daylight hours to enjoy their gardens, it makes perfect sense […]

Patti’s Picks

Patti loves ‘Flaming Silver’ Pieris! New growth emerges bright red, changes gradually to pink, chartreuse and light green, then finally deep green with white variegation Fragrant spring flowers appear in clusters and resemble lily-of-the-valley Prefers a partially shaded location with moist, well-drained, acidic soil An excellent choice for a woodland garden under tall trees Botanical […]

Fruit Trees, Edibles & Seeds

It’s Time to Plant Bare-root Fruit trees, Berries and Roses!  The Port Townsend store has an amazing selection of fruit trees: apples, pears, plums, peaches, cherries and more. Take advantage of the great selection and lower prices when you buy bare-root. (Links to our detailed lists are provided below.) Berries are here!  Raspberries, blueberries, marion […]

April – Hellebores

Helleborus Ivory Prince (‘Walhelivor’) Hellebore Shrub-like, clump-forming, with blue green leaves. Ivory flowers flushed pink, with green streaks. Bloom time: Feb–Apr Exposure: part to full shade Uses: shade garden, containers Growing and Maintenance Tips: Plant in moist, well-drained soil. Water generously for best display.