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This past February Native Root Designs was honored to be accepted into the Northwest Flower and Garden Show as a Garden Creator. This is a huge honor as many local talented companies were not accepted (I don’t know how they really choose who gets to be involved, so it’s not necessarily that we were more […]

Potager Garden 2011

It’s been ten years since I moved to the Seattle area and started Native Root Designs. I had a diverse background in horticulture and I was eager to push my design and landscaping experiences to the next level. Through a friend and co-worker at the small retail nursery in Santa Cruz, CA,The Garden Company, I […]

"In a Garden Far, Far Away- An Edible Forest Sancuary"

Here’s a write up from the Garden Show on our up and coming garden display “In a Garden Far, Far Away…” http://www.gardenshowblog.com/beginning-gardeners/a-garden-far-away-and-close-to-home/ Janet does a great job capturing the spirit of the gardens that are going to be built in just a few days now. I recommend scanning through her blog posts on all the […]

Timber Layout

Twenty-three days until we begin the move-in process for the 2013 Northwest Flower and Garden Show. Our garden, “In a Garden Far, Far Away…An Edible Forest Sanctuary” is coming along great. As I watch the first (IV) Star Wars movie with my four year-old daughter, I am thoroughly excited to bring a piece of the […]


I have slowly begun to catch up on the growing pile of work that accumulated during the Northwest Flower and Garden Show. It doesn’t take long as a small business owner to lose ground. I’m quite sure the Garden Show was worth the work and distraction. Luckily I am still a small enough business that […]

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