Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Finding Garden Inspiration

One of the best things about the Yard, Garden & Patio Show, is the showcase gardens. This year is no exception. I’ve seen the designs for the seven major gardens and each is very different and each offers ideas that easily can be incorporated into any garden. And that’s what I’m looking for when I’m at the show.

For a sneak peek at the designs, click on our YouTube Channel and get a snapshot of one of the reasons you need to join us at the show! I’m particularly intrigued with Dinsdale Nursery and Barbara Simon’s design, titled The Nest. For descriptions of all the gardens, click here. And there are many other garden spaces and vignettes around the perimeter of the show, thanks to the many garden designers and landscape contractors exhibiting at the show. In fact there will be 25,000 square feet of gardens this year! And you’ll be greeted at the entrance by 1,000 tulips, grown for us by Wooden Shoe Bulb in honor of their 26th Annual Tulip Festival, March 25-May 1.

Dennis’ 7 Dees Landscaping and Garden Centers the show’s presenting sponsor, is selling $7 tickets to the show while supplies last (regular price is $10 with a $2 off coupon). Hurry into their four locations for the best ticket price for the show. Sunday, February 20 is Oregon Food Bank day: You receive $3 off the ticket price when you bring three cans of food for the food bank.

YGP Show Coupon

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