Friday, February 22, 2013

2013 NW Flower and Garden Show

It’s All in the Movies – Wins Gold Medal!!
Three classic film genres—the Western, the Romance and Black & White—are showcased in this three-part display garden. From artist* rendering to display let the magic begin.

The “Western” garden uses drought tolerant plantings, a hitchin’ post and water trough for those thirsty horses to underscore its theme.

While a large gazebo surrounded by flowers is the perfect setting for romance in the garden.
The classic “black & white’ film noir theme is carried out with the creative use of materials, plantings and light. And a mysterious dead body….

Garden Show Shout out….

Jefferson Landscaping has co-designed one of the display gardens at the 2013 Northwest Flower and Garden Show with our professional group (Washington Association of Landscaping Professionals).

Many WALP members helped to make our vision come to life but a special shout out to the following: Jon Shepodd*, for his art work and design collaboration, wholesale plant provider Vibrant Plants and Ragen & Associates who generously loaned us their Gazebo and Bird Bath.

What’s Growing on..

News & Noteworthy
It is never too early to plan your vegetable garden. Use a sheet of paper to utilize the space most efficiently. Remember to rotate the vegetables in the garden to reduce insect and disease problems.

For those of you on our fertilizing schedule the late winter/ early spring application should be down by the end of next week.

We will be back to weekly service starting the first week in March.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Our Green Initiative Sustainable Approach

At Jefferson Landscaping we are doing our part to reduce our carbon footprint with our conversion to propane mowers and battery-operated tools. We are looking to lead the industry in alternative fuel by becoming the first landscaping company in the Northwest to convert from gasoline to propane mowers. We are already well on the way, having converted over 30% of our midsize mowers to propane.