Dennis' 7 Dees Blog

Read the latest about Garden Center happenings, gardening tips, and new award-winning landscape designs!

Bumper Crop Sale

Posted:   May 5, 2015

Dennis’ 7 Dees Day of Service - Earth Day 2015

Posted:   April 30, 2015 by Corey Verch - Dennis' 7 Dees Landscape Design Manager

For this year’s Day of Service project, Dennis' 7 Dees Landscaping centered on improving numerous landscape issues for a non-profit housing complex of very underprivileged families in SE Portland.

May in the Garden

Posted:   April 29, 2015 by Nicole Forbes - Dennis' 7 Dees Education Director

Favorite annuals for summer color have returned: Bacopa, Begonias, Coleus, Geraniums, Impatiens, Marigolds, Million Bells, Petunias, Snapdragons, Sweet Potato Vine, Tender Fuchsias, Trailing Petunias, Sunflowers, Verbena, Zinnias and many more.

Unusual Spring Edibles

Posted:   April 23, 2015 by Nicole Forbes - Dennis' 7 Dees Education Director

There is nothing new about growing potatoes or tomatoes, I’ve grown them in my garden for years. This year however, I am excited to try something different and will be planting a new introduction called ‘Ketchup n’ Fries’.

Hanging Basket Success

Posted:   April 13, 2015 by Nicole Forbes - Dennis' 7 Dees Education Director

Putting out flowering hanging baskets is one of the spring rituals I look forward to each year. Front porches, decks and patios all over the neighborhood slowly come alive with color as we all embrace the warming weather and spend more time outdoors. The large containers by my front stairs got a spring makeover in mid-March followed by my window boxes and porch railing planters which I replanted this last weekend with early-season arrivals: geraniums, bacopa, etc. My front flower beds are looki