NW Bloom / 19.06.2013

Thirteen years ago today, I walked into a WA State office and applied for a business license.  This was mostly out of frustration that when I applied for jobs in the industry I was offered many positions, but a pesticide applicators license was required to...

News / 17.05.2013

We have had a busy spring and are gearing up for having a booth at several Puget Sound fairs selling plants and Jessi will be speaking at a few of the events. These are all fun, educational, family friendly events and we hope to see...

Food, Gardening, Nursery, Plants / 14.03.2013

Common Mugwort: Artemesia vulgaris (Available in our nursery in one gallon size) It sounds like something from Harry Potter doesn't it? Well we certainly think it has many magical medicinal properties, and is something you can easily grow in your own food forest! I first found out...

For fun, Gardening / 18.02.2013

Here we are again about to plunge into the fun and chaos of the NW Flower and Garden Show!  This year we are doing something totally different and we're gonna have a booth in the Plant Market! That's right, we're selling the best, tastiest and...

Design, NW Bloom, Plants / 17.01.2013

Here at the NW Bloom nursery we have always had an "Orphanage".  This is where all of the unwanted plants come to live and get the chance at a new beginning, in a new garden. In the majority of our projects there are usually plants that...

For fun / 12.05.2012

[caption id="attachment_2281" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="The White House's Front Yard has a kitchen garden (left) and a beehive! (middle)"][/caption] My first day in DC I went for an all day hike to see the sights and in search of gardens in the Mall.  I was pleasantly surprised...