News, NW Bloom, Uncategorized / 04.02.2014

We are coming into the second year of the WSNLA's Sustainable Landscape Professional Certification, now called EcoPro.   Jessi will once again be the opening speaker and teaching sustainable design for the February training.  Zac and Jessi are maintaining their certifications through continued education, and,...

Uncategorized / 17.01.2014

It may be winter but everyone's brains are beginning to spin with ideas for what they would like to happen in their gardens this upcoming season.  It's always time to gather more knowledge and NW Bloom offers consultations for your yard and property, which is...

For fun, Gardening / 11.12.2013

Do you have avid gardeners in your family?  Or those who want to be but they need that extra helping hand?   Winter may not seem like gardening time, but it is the best time for planning, preparing, and catching up on maintenance so that you can get the...

Food, Permaculture, turkeys / 28.11.2013

As we winterize our gardens and prepare our kitchens for the holidays, a lot of us have been investigating how we can locally source our feast's ingredients.  Here at the farm we have been preserving and processing our fruits and vegetables for storage through the...

Nursery, Permaculture, Plants / 22.11.2013

Lemon balm, Melissa officianalis, of the mint family, Lamiaceae, tends to be in the “love or loath” category for many gardeners.  Around here we love our weedy plants if they are edible and utilitarian, making themselves worthwhile around the farm and kitchen.  A few of...

Uncategorized / 12.10.2013

We are excited to announce the first of many workshops we will be hosting:  HOMEBREWING Taught by Nick Strauss (AKA The Homebrew Husband) of NW Edible Life! [caption id="attachment_3076" align="alignleft" width="300"] Hops for beer growing on a fence in Kirkland, WA[/caption] Over the next few months we will...

raingardens / 25.07.2013

We have been building raingardens for years and they are nearly always included in every one our projects, along with other Low Impact Development techniques.  We have a collection of our work on our portfolio here and here, as well as a collection of pictures for...