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Valley colors, honors at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show

Adam Gorki of North Bend won a silver medal for his company
Adam Gorki of North Bend won a silver medal for his company's “Leisurely Morning in Mexico City” display garden at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. The garden show ran Feb. 5-9.
— image credit: Seth Truscott/Staff Photo

Several local businesses showed their green-thumb goods and know-how at the recent Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle.

At the show ere garden creators Adam Gorski Landscapes, Inc. of North Bend, and marketplace vendors The Dahlia Barn of North Bend, Good Medicine of Carnation and Eastside Tree Works of Fall City. “Art in Bloom” was the show’s theme.

Dahlia Barn, on the road

Jerry and Aimee Sherrill of North Bend stand proudly in front of their Dahlia Barn booth at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, Thursday, Feb. 6, at the Washington convention center in Seattle. Selling hand-bagged tubers grown from their Thorp, Wash., farm, they meet many new customers at the annual show, introducing the hottest varieties and new colors.

The Dahlia Barn is open for dahlia tuber sales at the barn on weekends and April through May.

Call or check the website, www.dahliabarn.com, for exact times. U-cut gardens are open on weekends in September. The Dahlia Barn is located at 13110 446th Ave. S.E., North Bend.

Ready for the garden

A mom and daughter play with the moving, colorful glass bubbles in “Leisurely Morning in Mexico City,” a display garden by Adam Gorski Landscapes, Inc. of North Bend, at the Northwest Flower and Garden Show in Seattle. Gorski and his team spent several days creating the south-of-the-border-themed display, which won a silver medal. Most noticeable was the sedum-covered pergola. Lots of visitors asked Groski how it’s done.

You can learn more about his business at www.adamgorskilandscapes.com.

 

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