Spring Garden Highlights

July 02, 2012

Well, the nursery may be closed for walk-ins during summer, but make sure you don't miss these next two great plant sales that we will be participating in.  Both of these are destination sales and gardens, where you should plan to take your friends or family on a weekend outing.... Read More

Fall For Arisaemas

December 10, 2012

Fall and WInter are for shipping Arisaema Tubers!  Order now, because by April it will be too late. Arisaemas go dormant usually late summer and can be dug and stored dry, like a Dahlia.  Each year new roots are sent out.  This allows for easy (and cheaper) shipping, so we... Read More

Cypripedium in the Garden

May 01, 2012

Cypripedium are not as tricky as their reputation suggests, but not all are adaptable for the garden.  With this in mind, as a general rule, they prefer a balanced  media of organic humus rich nutrients and inorganic free draining components.  The best results I have had for growing Cyps has... Read More

Promising last few days

March 28, 2012

Some of the garden plants starting to bloom. Pleione forrestii Epimedium sulphureum Scoliopus hallii Trillium chloropetalum 'Volcano' Petasites hybridus Corydalis quantmeyeranga 'Chocolate Stars' Corydalis solida Primula kisoana Read More

Mountain Loop

January 02, 2012

Mountain Loop Highway; the forgotten highway of Snohomish County. Goodyera oblongifolia covered by snow except for their seed pods sticking out. Maianthemum dilatatum was a nice contrast to the white show. Menziesia ferruginea showed off its structural growth. Chamaecyparis nootkatensis Polypodium amorphum with ice hanging off. Read More

Northwest Flower & Garden Show

January 04, 2012

Holy cow...parsnip!!!!! The garden show is creeping up on us fast.  Now, that there is only a month before the show the mad dash to get ready has more than begun.  This year we are bringing many favorites like, Trillium grandiflorum 'Plenum', Calanthe tricarinata and some new offerings like Lilium martagon... Read More

November on the River

December 02, 2011

Wherever we live in the world there are areas that are still to be explored.  Tromping around near home even after living here nearly all my life, still gives a sense of discovery.  Each year I push the distance explored, like a Labrador, tracking new territory from home.  Being emersed... Read More

A trip for both botanizing and site seeing

October 31, 2011

    For a gardener fall can be daunting with the preparation of bedding down a garden but it can also be a time of relaxation.  With most plants disappearing below ground the plant minded person can focus on other things, though for most of us it never goes away completely.... Read More

A Flowers Ugly Step Sister; Seeds

October 04, 2011

Well the summer never really got going and here we are in fall.  It seems like the seasons are a month off.  The plants that like a bit of warmth to push them to flush out massive amounts of growth are just now where they would be in the height... Read More

Announcing Our "New" Website!!!

July 21, 2011

We’re proud of Keeping It Green Nursery’s fresh, dynamic website with a lot of new, exciting features. Our goal has been to make navigation clear and easy, and viewing more enjoyable by using larger images so you can better see the details of our plants. We’re also pleased to provide... Read More

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