Need some help with that weed-choked bed? Not sure what to do when it’s cleaned out? How do I get started with native plants?
And hey, how DO you prune that shrub?
Taylor Gardens works with you. Personal service for each client is a priority. Here’s what we do:
Garden coaching – Help with whatever garden skill you want to learn. Our objective is to help you get more from your garden by giving you the information and confidence to complete your projects in your own way and your own time. We can work with you till it’s done, or give you the roadmap and let you take it from there. We can show you how to lower your maintenance load and have more time to enjoy relaxing in your garden.
Garden maintenance – There are times when you prefer to have someone else take charge and get it done. Hire us for garden tasks like weeding, and skilled work like pruning, transplanting, and installing new plants appropriate to your site. Receive a discounted rate on a monthly contract.
Beds need renovation? We have been very successful working with clients to move and prune plants, purchase and install new ones, and improve the look and feel of their gardens. We can do all the work for you if you prefer to sip lemonade and watch.
Looking for just the right plant? We provide plants at competitive prices, delivered. Taylor Gardens specializes in natives.
Got bugs? Many are helpful garden busybodies – we can sort out the good from the bad and show you how to provide homes for the good ones while minimizing the undesirables. We are committed to teaching sustainable, environmentally friendly garden maintenance.
Host Your Own Garden Party! – invite your friends and neighbors for a memorable event where they will have a good time and take home valuable information they can use for a lifetime of gardening. See this post for details.
If you like to grow your own plants from seed or cuttings, we can provide tips so your seeds germinate well and plants don’t droop and stretch before you get them into the garden. Jeanie has taught propagation workshops at the UWBG Center for Urban Horticulture, for the Washington Native Plant Society, and Seattle Parks.
Selling a home? Get suggestions on how to preserve and enhance landscape features of your property, and add value through landscape improvement.
If you have a large project, it helps to know what questions to ask and how to evaluate the performance of contractors. We can help you find and interview contractors, choose appropriate plants, and negotiate specific tasks (like tree protection during construction and soil improvement).
Do you have a larger property or acreage with native plants?
Owner Jeanie Taylor is skilled at seed collection, storage, and germination. She can teach you how to collect and propagate your own live stakes and seeds, or collect for you. She can help you meet conservation guidelines if you have a management plan or certification requirements that involve native plant restoration. She divides her time between her urban garden in Seattle and the restoration of 20 wonderful acres of woodland, oak savanna, and fir forest in Gopher Valley near McMinnville, Oregon. You are welcome to follow the restoration saga at http://gophervalleyjrnl.wordpress.com.
Hourly garden services/follow-up visits: Maintenance, pruning, on-site instruction, and consultation. Most services $40 per hour for skilled gardening, $25 for routine maintenance like weeding and mulch delivery. You may request an all inclusive project bid. Discounts for recurring monthly maintenance. Discounts for plants purchased from Taylor Gardens.
A tour of your garden with you to discuss your needs and questions. Fee covers brief phone or e-mail follow-up discussions for a period of 3 months. Take as long as you like on the tour – we like to chat about your interests. $65
The Garden Report™
A personalized follow-up report on the Garden Visit documenting recommendations, providing references, suppliers, in-depth information. $25
Attendees at any Taylor Gardens lecture or workshop
Members of the Washington Native Plant Society, Native Plant Society of Oregon, or any Audubon chapter.
Estimates for maintenance contracts are free.
For more information or to make an appointment
Send a message using the contact form. Tell us what you are interested in!