Osteospermum blooms

Last week we introduced our Container Collection - featuring unique blooms and foliage to refresh your summer containers. We want to highlight a few more of our favorites from this collection this week. Plants with bold colors and textures that add tremendous visual interest.

plants

The Benefits of Nature

Being in and around nature has significant benefits for our health. In addition to being aesthetically pleasing, a 20-minute stroll in nature has been shown to elevate happiness, increase alertness, and improve mood. Additionally, being in nature has even been linked to increased compassion.

A container of blooms by a work of art.

We challenged our container experts at each of our stores to create a beautiful container inspired by great art. This week, we continue our Art of Containers series by featuring the custom container design contributed by our Al's of Wilsonville team!

When we were asked by Lynnette Sandgren - Director of Design of Renaissance Homes, to participate in the NW Natural Street of Dreams by designing some truly awe-inspiring containers, we jumped at the chance.

A container of blooms by a work of art.

We challenged our container experts at each of our stores to create a beautiful container inspired by great art. This week, we continue our Art of Containers series by featuring the custom container design contributed by our Al's of Woodburn team!

A young child enjoys a popsicle on a hot summer day

I don't know about you, but it sure seems that August got here awfully quick this summer, and I want to savor every last minute. A great way to savor the summer is by refreshing those containers that you planted way back in April or May that might be looking a little tired.

A container of blooms by a work of art.

We challenged our container experts at each of our stores to create a beautiful container inspired by great art. This week, we continue our Art of Containers series by featuring the custom container design contributed by our Al's of Gresham team!

A container of blooms by a work of art.

We challenged our container experts at each of our stores to create a beautiful container inspired by great art. This week, we kick off our Art of Containers series by featuring the custom container design contributed by our Al's of Sherwood team!

two containers filled with flowers

We think the world of gardening shares a lot with the world of fine art. In fact, we’ll go ahead and say that our fantastic custom container designers are true artists themselves! Using the language of color, texture, and balance, our container designers create botanical works that are both beautiful and inspiring.

A hummingbird visits a magenta penstemon flower

With their small size, incredible speed, and brilliant colors, hummingbirds are much-loved pollinators. If you want to attract more hummingbirds to your yard and garden you can always add feeders, but here are some pollinator preferred perennials that hummingbirds especially love.