Winter Woodland Wonderland

Embracing the forest in your back yard

Many gardens on Mercer Island, near Seattle, have large trees like Douglas Fir and it can be difficult incorporating them into a garden.
In this garden, the trees are now the featured focal point.

Winters around Seattle can be grey and depressing

Winters around Seattle can be grey and depressing

Paths and colorful plants invite you into the garden

Paths and colorful plants invite you into the garden

Our clients wanted to spend time on their deck in every season

Our clients wanted to spend time on their deck in every season

The garden is a delight even in the dark of winter

The garden is a delight even in the dark of winter

Before, weeds, cones and needles were the main feature in the garden

Weeds and fir cones and needles were the main feature

The bark path blends perfectly into the woodland setting and the hardy plants provide interest all year

The bark path blends perfectly into the woodland setting and the hardy plants provide interest all year

“We are really enjoying our new view out the windows and can hardly wait to see it grow.  More importantly, we will be able to enjoy and use the backyard.” -Nancy

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