One of the things plant-a-holics go to the show for is to shop for plants. There seemed to be fewer plant vendors this year than in the past, and I hope that is a temporary thing and not a trend.
|Christianson's Nursery booth|
|Ravenna Gardens booth|
|Dig Floral and Garden booth|
|Begonia 'Green Streak'|
|Aloe humilis 'Hedgehog'|
I was really thrilled to see a booth selling a large selection of Talavera pottery at great prices.
|Talavera skeleton lady|
Here are a few nicely done details from the Display Gardens and the Small Space Showcase.
|Begonia, Bromeliad, primrose, jasmine and probably a dark-leaved Cordyline in a pot in "The Romance of Steampunk" by Whitby Landcare & Design|
|Fritillaria meleagris and Hellebore in RHR Horticulture's Small Space Showcase "An Urban Botanical Retreat"|
|Foliage contrasts provided by Carex, Hosta and Bergenia in West Seattle Nursery's "Birds Do It... Bees Do It..."|
|Orchids in a naturalistic woodland setting in the Northwest Orchid Society's "Lettre d'Amorchid"|
|A river of red tulips in "A Garden Built With Love" by Adam Gorski Landscapes|
|Flowering Hamamelis in "Over The Moon" by the Washington chapter of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers|
I have three day's worth of pictures and memories to go over, so there will be more posts. Happy Valentine's Day to all you garden lovers!