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…

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…

Don’t Forget: Nursery Re-Opens March 16th!

It’s almost here!  Come join us for some early St. Patrick’s Day fun at D Avenue Nursery’s grand re-opening, Saturday March 16th!  We’ll be there from 9:30am – 5:00pm to share our beautiful new inventory items with you, help with any spring planting queries/needs, and share some festive fun to celebrate the coming of spring….

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…

Plant Gift Picks

Even the best gift-giver can sometimes run out of inspiration, particularly during the holidays.  So instead of just buying the same old “stuff”, why not give your loved ones plants this year? A living plant in the depths of winter can be a much-needed boost of cheer reminding us of warmer days to come, as…

Spotlight on Poinsettias

Poinsettias have become synonymous with Christmas and the holiday season.  With flowering that is triggered by shortening days and glorious bright colors, these flowers have become a household favorite at this time of year.  But did you know that this cold-weather classic is actually native to Central America?! History: Euphorbia pulcherrima were introduced to the U.S….

How To Winterize Your Garden

It’s official: Winter is almost here, and with the holidays fast approaching why not use the remaining days of Fall to prepare your garden for colder weather?  We’ve compiled some top tips to make sure your garden is taken care of for Winter! Cover budding plants.  To prevent any buds freezing (which can result in…

Autumn Allure

Just because the days are getting shorter doesn’t mean your garden needs to be any less beautiful and inviting: check out this slideshow from Garden Design Magazine, for example! Showcasing a beautiful garden designed by landscape architect Lisa Roth, these pictures demonstrate how Fall colors, shapes and textures can be used to create a stunning impact…