Sublime Garden Design
Sublime Garden Design creates holistic outdoor spaces that promote the health and well-being of the client, the garden, and the ecosystem in which they all…
Plants for Valentine’s Day
If you’re anything like us, you’d much prefer a new house plant or a plant to add to your garden (ok, and maybe some chocolate, too) for Valentine’s Day. We’ve made a fun reference guide of 5 house plants and 5 garden plants if you’re looking for that perfect plant for that special someone!
Plant Profile: Green Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis)
This evergreen plant not only works as an ornamental shrub in woodland gardens or even as a hedge, but it, and its many cultivars, are also responsible for producing many different kinds of tea that’s sold commercially. For our plant profile’s purpose though, we’ll stick with the main one, Camellia sinensis, also known as the Green Tea Plant.
Plant Profile: Sage
For most, sage is used once or twice a year to season the turkey at Thanksgiving or spice up a dish or two at Christmas but it has many medicinal uses along with its aromatic flavor.
Plant Profile: Peppermint
Around this time of year, peppermint starts to pop up in everything from cocoa to coffee to baked goods. While this is one of the more common herbs that people grow and use, there’s still a lot to appreciate about this power-house herb.
This time of year, dandelion roots will have the most nutrients and will be a bit easier to get out of the ground since rains have usually come back by now and have loosened the soil.
Plant Profile: Schisandra Vine
The berries have long been used in traditional Chinese, Japanese, and Korean medicine and has been gaining popularity in Western herbalism and medicine since it has so many benefits.
Plant Profile: Hibiscus sabdariffa
Hibiscus sabdariffa, also known as Roselle, is a member of the mallow family and not only are its blooms pretty to look at but it also has quite a few medicinal and culinary uses.
Blackberries Are Ripe!
Often thought of as a nuisance; an invasive weed that we aim to rid our properties of, Himalayan blackberries are an abundant (and often FREE) food source for wildlife and for us!
What We're Working On: Summer-Fall 2020
It’s been awhile since we’ve updated everyone on what we’ve been working on throughout the summer and fall of this year. Although COVID has definitely slowed things down and messed with schedules, we’ve still kept busy with install projects.
Plant of the Month: Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine
Chief Joseph Lodgepole Pine (Pinus contorta ‘Chief Joseph’) will add a bit of sunny yellow to your garden where color may be lacking in winter.
Garden Hack of the Month: Winter Garden Tasks
Although things in the garden tend to slow down in the winter, there are a couple of tasks you can keep up on throughout the winter months to prepare for a beautiful spring soon to come.