February Tips for nw gardeners


It's our Early Spring Sale! Save 25%-40% through March 12th!

Looking for 4-season interest? Check out this fun post to find 14 Shrubs with Fab Foliage for the 4-Season Garden, from our friends at egardengo. Click on each shrub for great planting combinations. 

Feed the birds! Our feathered friends are grateful for some extra food right now. We also have colorful birdhouses to make them feel right at home. 









Time to start planning the 2017 veggie garden! Check our blog category Edible Gardening for helpful posts about all things edible.

Some very hardy vegetables and herbs can be sown outdoors now: chervil, fennel, arugula, and radishes are a few.

Cut back brown asparagus fronds to 12 inches, then mulch generously in February.



Don't think you have a green thumb? Try these 9 Low-Risk, High-Reward Indoor Plants or these 5 Easy Houseplants

Love your houseplants? So do we! We'd love to see pics. Share the love on our Facebook wall, or on Twitter and Instagram with #heyswansons!


Try to limit traffic on wet, saturated lawns.

Clean debris such as needles from the lawn. They can make the area overly acidic.


Plant Care Library

At Swansons, we’re dedicated to growing the smartest, hippest, and healthiest gardeners in the Pacific Northwest. Below is a library filled with pages on what we grow in Seattle. Just remember, we were all novices once, and no one knows it all. So enjoy, keep learning, and happy gardening!

Looking for more Pacific Northwest gardening resources? Here is a list of our community partners.