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Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

2018 was definitely a busy year at Swansons! We wrote about many of our adventures on our blog, with topics ranging from planting a pollinator garden in the parking lot, to visiting a food forest in Bothell, to raising backyard chickens. As 2018 comes to a close, we thought we’d share some of our favorite blog posts from the year with you. We hope they can inspire you and guide you in your own gardening adventures!

Modern, Monochromatic Patio Planters With Alexandra Hedin

Modern, Monochromatic Patio Planters With Alexandra Hedin

Our back patio is a large – and mostly vacant – space.  I had no idea how large until I placed our small pots from our old house on it.  They virtually disappeared.  And because the patio ends where the grass starts, they became trip hazards for anyone not paying attention. 

Planting A Boxwood Hedge With #heyswansons

Planting A Boxwood Hedge With #heyswansons

What do you do when your unruly rose bed needs something a little formal to rein it in and give it year-round appeal? Alexandra Hedin reached out to us at #heyswansons for some help, and documented the creation of her new boxwood hedge in a fabulous how-to video!

Plant Style: A New Botanical Lookbook Unveiled for Autumn Project Month

Plant Style: A New Botanical Lookbook Unveiled for Autumn Project Month

With a nod to the fashion world, we are unveiling our first-ever digital botanical lookbook, which captures the beauty of a specially chosen collection of perennials, trees and shrubs that will soon be highlighted at the nursery for Autumn Project Month