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Jason Jorgensen

Born in Berkeley, California, Jason moved to Washington state at the age of seven, and has called the Pacific Northwest home ever since. After more than twenty years in the international shipping industry, he decided it was time for a career change. After graduating in 2013 with degrees in Landscape Design and Ornamental Horticulture from Edmonds Community College, he turned his life-long passion for gardening and plant selection into his profession as a landscape designer.

Currently, Jason is collaborating with clients on creating sustainable summer-dry gardens around Seattle, WA.

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    Catmints for the Northwest

    I really enjoy it when mid to late summer rolls around in the Pacific Northwest. We transition from the typical “Juneuary” weather of cooler temperatures and rain to summer’s sunshine…

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    Northwest August Garden To-Do List

    It is often said that the best weather in the Pacific Northwest is from August into October. Typically, this is the driest and the warmest time in our area. In…

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    Small Understory Maples for the Northwest

    City gardens are often smaller and have less space for larger specimen trees. These gardens also have more design constraints, such as lower-light conditions, less availability of space between buildings,…

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    Northwest July Garden To-Do List

    July is when temperatures finally start to get warm in the Pacific Northwest. It’s also when the air starts to become much drier and have less overall humidity, except when…

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    Northwest June Garden To-Do List

    June in the Pacific Northwest is a wonderful time to garden. This time of year, the weather is changing quickly from spring’s short and cool days to summer’s pleasant days…

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    Evergreen Ferns for the Northwest

    May in the Pacific Northwest has been quite amazing this year. The weather has been mild and drier than normal, and gardens have put on enormous growth. In late spring…

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    Tips for the Best Spring Ephemeral Displays

    Late April is a great time for enjoying the last spring ephemerals and early-blooming spring shrubs in the garden. This time of year, the energy of the garden of imminent…

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    Northwest May Garden To-Do List

    Now that May’s warmer weather is upon us, it’s time to think about the coming warm weather of late spring and summer in the Pacific Northwest. I suspect this year…

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    April Garden To-Do List for the Northwest

    April in the Pacific Northwest is an energetic time in the garden. There is lots of exuberant growth, and the garden is full of promise. So many things are happening…

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    Early Spring Ephemerals for the Northwest

    Even though cold winter weather is still hanging around in March, there are sure signs of spring in the garden. Early spring is one of the more exuberant times of…

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