Dennis' 7 Dees Blog

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

Rain Gardens & Permeable Paving

Posted:   April 22, 2016 by Corey Verch - Residential Landscape Design Manager

Geometric Cactus Gardens: Modern Retro

Posted:   April 12, 2016 by Jennifer Williams

There is currently a geometric craze sweeping the country, I’ve see the festive tell-tale triangular patterns on anything from clothing to dishes and recently I’ve been delighted to see pottery getting in on the angular action. These patterns somehow blend modern and retro seamlessly, two styles that I often find at odds. Pair geometric patterns with the whimsical character of cactus and succulents and you have a match made in heaven. Cactus have some of the most amazing adaptations of the plan

Oregon Native Plants

Posted:   April 11, 2016

Oregon has over 3,600 species of native plants, each beautiful in its own way. Whether you're native to the Pacific Northwest or not, plants from the area are excellent choices in your landscape.

Homegrown Berries

Posted:   March 30, 2016 by Nicole Forbes - Dennis' 7 Dees Education

Each year I add to my strawberry patch as I ‘retire’ the oldest plants; there always seems to be some newly available variety that I want to try so I welcome the opportunity to fill in vacant spaces.

Entryway Containers: Neighborhood Envy

Posted:   March 30, 2016 by Jennifer Williams

Do you pass through the doorway to your home; day in and day out, with blinders on to avoid the dreary state of your entryway? The home is our sanctuary, where we can express ourselves but far too often we focus all our energies on the interior and forget to look beyond the door. News flash - everyone sees it, especially you! Rather than ignore this space make it an opportunity to stand out and show the world who you are through thoughtful container plantings that accentuate your style. Three d