Kitsap Harvest Dinner 2014

Kitsap Harvest Dinner

We had a fantastic time at the Kitsap Community and Agricultural Alliance’s Kitsap Harvest Dinner last Saturday at Olympic College, filling our bellies with fresh, locally sourced food and hanging with Elise and Sam of The Brothers Greenhouses. It was our very first time attending the dinner, and now that we know just how delicious […]

Low Impact Development

low impact development

Here in Kitsap County, we’ll hear a lot about Low Impact Development over the coming years due to new regulations that will affect construction, including residential construction projects. If you’re planning to build a new home, you’ll want to know what these regulations are. So what exactly is Low Impact Development (LID)? Kitsap County defines LID as […]

Irrigation Blowout

sprinkler blow-out

The leaves may have only begun to turn in color, yet frost is on its way and it’s time to schedule an irrigation blowout! While our winters are typically mild, we often experience cold weather conditions marked by below freezing temperatures. During periods of freezing weather, frost penetrates the soil and can wreak havoc on an […]

Featured on ConcreteNetwork.com

Silverdale concrete contractors

Over the previous week, one of our concrete projects was featured on the home page of ConcreteNetwork.com. This site is the go-to resource for homeowners and concrete contractors all over the country, offering the latest in trends, products and training. As a small business and landscaping company based in Kitsap County, naturally, we were very excited when we […]

Manette Edible Gardens Tour 2014

Nano Farm

The Manette Edible Gardens Tour is one of my favorite garden tours of the year, mostly because of its local, homegrown feel. Manette community members come together to organize this annual event, opening their gardens and landscapes for the public to experience first-hand. For a donation of $5, one has access to the most welcoming […]

Summer Pruning of Shrubs & Trees

landscape maintenance

In July we had the opportunity to attend a summer pruning workshop in Seattle coordinated by the UW Botanic Gardens as part of their professional horticulture education series.  Two of our maintenance leads, Phillip and Ray, were in attendance. This outdoor demonstration class was taught by professional horticulturists and arborists on staff for the Washington […]

Concrete Finishes

ashlar slate stamped concrete

We offer three concrete finishes for patios, driveways and walkways: broom finish, exposed aggregate and stamped or decorative concrete. With all of the customization options available, such as staining your concrete to match your home’s trim, or opting for a stamp that resembles your chimney’s veneer, concrete’s popularity has grown over the years and it’s easy to […]

Formal Backyard Garden

stamped concrete silverdale

This formal backyard garden project in Silverdale was designed by Emily Russell of Russell Design Source. Much of the homeowner’s original lawn was removed to make way for a courtyard patio and furnishings, raised garden beds and formal, shade-tolerant plantings. Once all of the old, mossy lawn was removed, we brought in truck loads of dark, rich […]

Tent Caterpillars

tent caterpillars

A few of our maintenance clients have contacted us regarding tent caterpillars in their trees that are now crawling up building structures. Yiiiikes! If you’re dealing with them too, here’s an informative blog post written by Darren Strenge: http://gardendiagnostics.blogspot.com/2014/05/western-tent-caterpillars-returning-to.html Reading the whole article will only take 5-10 minutes, but for those of you who want to skip […]

In Celebration of Earth Day

coral bark maple

In celebration of Earth Day, we’re giving away and planting a Coral Bark Maple tree for one lucky Facebook fan! Visit our Facebook page for details. To enter to win if you’re already a fan — share the post that announces this giveaway. New fans who ‘LIKE’ our page after seeing this post will automatically be entered […]

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