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,…

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…

Get Set For Spring!

We may still be experiencing winter weather, but spring is on the way and we can’t wait!  Get excited and inspired with our list of our top early-blooming plants for a vibrant spring garden: Snowdrops: One of the first signs of spring, these delicate white flowers are both a fragrant and classic addition to your…