Category: Design

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden Celebration

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden is worth visiting! If you garden in the Pacific Northwest, odds are you already know who Dr. Arthur Kruckeberg is. If so, you may have already visited Kruckeberg Botanic Gardens. Or maybe you’ve read his book Gardening with Native Plants in the Pacific Northwest. Truly, gardeners admire Dr Kruckeberg and his family’s… Read more »

Learning to Grow Again; A Healing Garden’s Evolution

A Healing Garden is about Learning to Grow Again My friend Hannah called to ask me to help her create a healing garden. That’s because her love had long encouraged her to build a garden space at her apartment. So whhen he died climbing on Mt. Rainier, she was driven, through a tear-filled fog, to… Read more »

“Are You Inspired?”

REDIRECTED What inspires you? I really savor those moments when I don’t have to be the authority. Gardening & training others to garden is as draining as it is uplifting for me. Every teacher, every designer, and every gardener needs to take moments to “get out of their own head” in order to continue to… Read more »

Exploring Garden Treasures: Dunn Gardens, Part II of III

REDIRECTED My interview with Sue Nevler of Dunn Gardens in Seattle, WA began here last week . Today, the series continues with Part II, focusing on history, care and specialty plants in the garden. Robin: Please share a little bit about the design and development of Dunn Gardens for Garden Help readers. Sue: The Olmsted… Read more »