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Portland Nursery

Combo Designs

Portland Nursery Combo Designs

Customers are always asking us what plants would do well together - plants that complement each other and can live in the same conditions. In February 2014, we started a new feature "Plant Combos."

You'll find all our combos below. We hope you enjoy this feature!

  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
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  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design
  • Portland Nursery Combo Design

Combo designs…

Parking Strip Design

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The parking strip, the area between the sidewalk and the street, with dry, compacted soil can be one of the most challenging areas to design and keep looking good.

Fun Fall Foliage

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Combinations that refresh faded summer pots and keep your containers bright with showy fall color and continuing interest through winter. Heuchera, grasses and other fall beauties.

Drought Tolerant

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The incredible late-summer heat coupled with increasing water prices has many of us thinking about gardening with plants that can thrive on minimal amounts of water.

 

Architectural Plants

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A modern garden design using architectural plants (strong in shape and form) works well with mid-century homes and simple hardscaping materials
(e.g., concrete or metal).

Low Maintenance

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Low Maintenance hanging basket options for easy care and maximum show. A few simple tricks at planting time and good watering will ensure color all season!

Cottage Garden

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Traditional cottage plants are often described as "old- fashioned" (think Grandma’s cutting garden) and are often long-blooming, easy-care, and delightfully fragrant.

 

Cascading Perennials

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Using Cascading Perennials to soften the transitions from hardscape to garden and go a long way toward making a house and yard look like a home and garden.

Underplanting a Tree

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Dense canopies and aggressive root systems of these trees create daunting patches of dry, deep shade that defy even expert gardeners. Transform the area into another lush corner.

Frost Proof Combo

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A February garden in the Pacific Northwest can look cold and dormant. Create a winter garden that can be frost-proof, colorful and cheery throughout the dark, cold days of winter.

Holiday Cheer Baskets

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We have all the supplies you need to create your own winter basket. Celebrate the season with the smell of conifers using Noble Fir and Incense Cedar and many others!