Why Fall Planting Is Your Friend

You may have heard the buzz about Fall planting, but what’s the deal? Why do so many garden experts recommend planting at this time of year? Well the time is almost upon us, so here are some top reasons why Fall might better for you and your plants: Warm Meets Cool – Although the air…

Crazy For Clethra!

Clethra alnifolia, also known as summersweet or sweet pepperbush, is deciduous shrub typically found in wet or swampy areas. Clethra has gorgeous white or pinky-purple flowers (depending on the variety) that bloom now, in the height of Summer, and is known for the beautiful fragrant scent of its flowers. This East Coast native has naturalized…

Tomatoes: A How-To Guide

We’re giving you 20% off 4” tomato starts this week at D Avenue Nursery, so to get you inspired here’s a few top tips for growing these favorites at home! SUN. Tomatoes love sunshine, so make sure that wherever you decide to plant or pot them receives at least 6 hours of sunlight daily. Now…

Martha Washington Geraniums

These show-stoppers are a firm favorite and we just got a bunch more in stock! Martha Washington geraniums (Pelargonium x domesticum) do best during the cooler early-spring, preferring warm days and cool nights.  Their ruffled, velvet-like petals and vibrant colors make them great additions to borders, beds, or as gifts for seasonal holidays such as…

Lovely Lavender

Lavender is a classic favorite with its delicate purple flowers and relaxing scent.  We’ve got some gorgeous varieties available at D Avenue Nursery but one of our favorites has to be French lace, or fern leaf, lavender (Lavandula multifida). This variety is highly aromatic and reblooms yearly making it a great low-maintenance choice for bringing a…

Colorful Corydalis

If you’re looking for a vibrant show-stopper to add to your garden, look no further.  The stunning corydalis has incredibly vibrant blue flowers and it loves cooler summer climates so does particularly well here in the Pacific Northwest. Corydalis is a rhizomatous plant, meaning it spreads via vine-like rhizomes under the soil.  It flowers from…