Skybridge Designs at the NW Flower & Garden Show

While I enjoy the large, involved displays at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show every year, I’m even more interested in the smaller displays housed in the skybridge. These are the compact displays using a 6′ by 12′ space meant to inspire condo, apartment, town home, and small yard owners. All NWFGS display gardens are there to give homeowners ideas but I’d argue the ideas … Continue reading Skybridge Designs at the NW Flower & Garden Show

25 Plants Dan Hinkley Wouldn’t Be Without

Seattle area plant explorer Dan Hinkley gave a talk at the 2014 Northwest Flower and Garden Show in early February on his top 25 “can’t live without” plants. As usual he was enormously charming and funny. He showed photos of his favorite plants and described them in an inspiring way. Dan used to teach in the Horticulture program at Edmonds Community College (the same program … Continue reading 25 Plants Dan Hinkley Wouldn’t Be Without

Fun Times at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show got off to a slow start because on Wednesday when it opened, over a half-million fans were celebrating the Seahawks Superbowl victory with a parade downtown (yes, we won we won we won!). But things picked up soon after (I’m told) and on Friday, I had my own share of fun. Here are some photos of the more interesting … Continue reading Fun Times at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show