Re-Opening 7th March 2020!

We’re excited to announce that D Avenue Nursery will be re-opening its doors on March 7th 2020!  Our Spring hours will be: 9am – 5pm Tuesday – Saturday11am – 4pm Sunday. We will be closed on Mondays until closer to Easter time (so make sure you check back then!). We can’t wait to share all…

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…

Best Bloomers for Mid-Spring

Don’t you just love that spring brings continuous waves of color as we progress through the season and different bloom times?  Well we do, and we’ve picked a few of our favorite mid-spring flowers below! 1. Lily of the Valley.  The delicate white bells of this flower give off the most heavenly perfume, and as…

What’s The Deal With Rhodies?

Rhododendrons (often called “rhodies”) are a classic Pacific northwest shrub, well known for their exuberant blooms and for being the floral emblem of Washington state.  But what exactly are they and how can you make the most of them in your garden? The genus Rhododendron is part of the Ericaceae family (which also includes azaleas, blueberries, cranberries,…

Veggie Starts Are In

Homegrown fruits and veggies are experiencing a massive resurgence in popularity, and we are all for it! Picking fresh vegetables straight from your garden is such a pleasurable experience, and with our range of veggies starts at D Avenue Nursery we can help you expand or start your kitchen garden today! Stop by and check…

Get Your Garden Spring-Ready

Finally it seems like spring has arrived (at least for us in Washington!), and we can’t wait to get our hands back in the dirt and do some spring planting! This is one of the best times of year to plant your garden, giving roots time to get established before cold weather returns in the…

Top Pick: The “Unkillable” Sedum

Think you have a “black thumb” for plants?  Love to get started with your garden but as soon as summer hits realize you’re just too busy to water and prune all the things you planted?  New to gardening and want an easy, fail-safe plant to start off with?  Look no further, we’ve got the perfect…