Time to water! Check out our watering resources

Time to water! Check out our watering resources

Hot weather is predicted over the next week. Don’t forget to water! Over the past few summers we have seen an increasing amount of drought stress in our clients’ landscapes. We are sad to see plants suffer from lack of water. As our summers get hotter and...
Add a quiet space to your garden

Add a quiet space to your garden

Your landscape can play a number of roles in your life. It can be a place where your family relaxes, where you entertain friends. Perhaps you have meals together or enjoy sitting around a fire. We believe a landscape can also be a sanctuary or refuge. You need a quiet...
Watering will help manage insect problems

Watering will help manage insect problems

If you have plants with insect problems, the worst action you can take is not watering the plants. Many insects only target weak plants. When a plant goes into any kind of stress, it has a different color. This sends a different vibration that is picked up by insects....
Improving your lawn’s environmental impact

Improving your lawn’s environmental impact

Have you thought about the environmental impact of your lawn? Of all our lawns? According to research by NASA scientist Cristina Milesi, there is more acreage in lawns in the United Stations than in croplands. “Even conservatively,” Milesi says, “I estimate there are...
Summer lawn care: watering, mowing

Summer lawn care: watering, mowing

The month of May has been very dry in the Seattle area. If it doesn’t rain by May 31, we will tie 1992 for the driest May on record, with only 0.12 inches of rain. Perhaps summer has arrived here early. Here are some summer lawn care tips. Follow these tips to...
Smart watering: how much, when and how long to water

Smart watering: how much, when and how long to water

Our current warm, sunny weather is the beginning of the dry season. Your plants will need water throughout the summer. Here are some tips on smart ways to water. Water slowly and deeply for healthy plants.  The best practice is to water deeply and less often. Shallow,...
Design sunny spaces into your landscape

Design sunny spaces into your landscape

“The sun breaks in like a door open wide, With the burst of sunlight, That lasting and warm, Bringing smiles back on peoples faces . . .” —Ellen Ni Bheachain As the poem says, spring sunshine makes people smile as we shake off the winter blues. And the sun...
Visit In Harmony online!

Visit In Harmony online!

In Harmony is active on social media, and we would love to connect with you online. Here are some options: Facebook. Check out our new landscape projects, see what our crew is up to and get to know our pet goats, Daisy and Lulu. Pinterest. We share photos on boards...
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