Your Daily Dose of Natural Beauty, courtesy Advertiser Zenith Holland Nursery – not in store, but in Nature – dazzling Native Trillium Lilly flourishes in our area:
Today’s shot was NOT taken at Zenith Holland Nursery, but out in nature while owner Lyn took her early morning walk. Native to our Pacific Northwest, we recently highlighted these abundant blooms which can be found in masses at Walker Preserve in Normandy Park.
We found some interesting information about growing Trillium here: https://www.thespruce.com/trilliums-for-woodland-gardens-1402033
According to the article:
“Once established, trilliums are not difficult to grow. However, they are particular about their growing conditions and can be very slow to reproduce. Trilliums spread by underground rhizomes and eventually can form a dense mat. During warm or dry summers, the plants may go dormant and die back to the ground.”
Don’t be tempted to take a plant from the wild. Many species are protected and some are endangered. Luckily more trilliums are finding their way into nurseries and catalogs.
ABOUT OUR SPONSOR
This “Daily Dose of Natural Beauty” is brought to you by Zenith Holland Nursery, thanking you and the South King County community for your continuing support.
As a designated “Essential Business” member of the Food and Agriculture sector, Zenith Holland Nursery is operating daily offering a broad selection of edibles including fruits and cool season vegetable starts that can be planted now. Owner /Operator Lyn Robinson and her husband are on site daily to assist customers with their horticultural needs, while other staff remain safely at home.
If you are one of the many folks who would like to seize your stay-at-home time to plant a Victory garden, Zenith Holland can help. They are a local resource for seeds, soil and fertilizer. While practicing social distancing measures on site, they can also answer questions or orders by phone.
Established in 1907, Zenith Holland Nursery is proud to be the oldest continually operating business in Des Moines. They specialize in growing and providing quality plants ranging from hardy perennials to culinary herbs, colorful annuals, sedums, ground covers and hanging baskets. The nursery sits on just over an acre of land with eleven greenhouses.
Zenith Holland is located just south of downtown Des Moines at 23260 Marine View Drive South (map below).
Their current hours are:
- Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. so you can shop small, shop local, shop essential.
Zenith Holland Nursery
23260 Marine View Drive South
Des Moines, WA 98198
Phone: (206) 878-7002
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