Announcements & Blog

SNP live stakes outperform others

According to a new study on willow live stake planting by King County, SNP’s wild harvested live stakes outperformed smaller, nursery-grown cuttings and had an…

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Bunchberry – Cornus unalaschkensis

Plant of the Month Cornus unalaschkensis – Bunchberry Bunchberry is the smallest member of the dogwood family. A perennial trailing groundcover with 4 to 6…

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SNP no longer accepting used pots

For years we’ve accepted used pots from the community, and washed and reused them. Sadly, we must now discontinue this service, for two reasons. First,…

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Garry oak – Quercus garryana

Quercus garryana, also called Garry oak or Oregon white oak, is the only oak native to Washington, ranging from California to British Colombia. It has lobed,…

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Salmonberry - Rubus spectabilis

Salmonberry – Rubus spectabilis

Plant of the Month Rubus spectabilis Salmonberry Salmonberry is a deciduous shrub in the rose family. This shrub is one of the earliest to flower,…

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Sound Native Plants featured in The Olympian

Casey Dehe of Sound Native Plants places seedlings in a former pasture in the Woodard Bay Natural Resource Conservation Area along Shincke Road north of…

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Price Drop on Live Stakes

Nearly all species of live stakes have dropped in price: Scouler’s willow from $0.32/ft to only $0.25/ft Pacific willow from $0.34/ft to $0.28/ft Geyer willow…

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Swamp Gooseberry – Ribes lacustre

PLANT OF THE MONTH Ribes lacustre (Black Swamp Gooseberry) This gooseberry is a member of the Ribes family, and can be found throughout temperate regions…

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Mock Orange – Philadelphus lewisii

Mock Orange – Philadelphus lewisii

Mock orange grows wild from Southern British Columbia to Northern California and east to Montana, but is possibly better known for its use in landscaping.…

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