Green Graffiti

Green quote of the day: "If nothing else, reuse is all about having fun. Yes, it conserves energy. Yes, it's an appropriate response to the wastefulness of our disposable times. It can even be seen as an act of sedition, undermining the status quo. But mostly, it's about having fun. We get to bring imagination…

Earthwise!

We don't see salvage...we see possibilities!  The adventure continues as we are in the final countdown before building the garden at the Northwest Flower and Garden show. Earthwise in Seattle!  Gotta love this place.   Re-characterization is around every corner. Windows, old metal signs, heater vents, radiators, architectural columns, we could go crazy picking out things,…

Paradise (to be) Regained…borrowing Thoreau

Green quote of the day:  "A mind is a terrible thing to waste, but waste is a terrific thing to mind." - "The Green Book" by Elizabeth Rogers and Thomas M. Kostigen      So here's the background on my garden.     I have attended the Northwest Flower and Garden show since 2003, but my first true…

In the Garden with Courtney

Well then, let's get to it! Hi there, I'm Courtney Goetz. I'm a seventeen year old senior attending Gig Harbor High School, and as you know, a display garden designer this year at the Northwest Flower and Garden show. I think the best way to introduce myself is telling you how I got into gardening.…