Home & Garden Idea Fair
The Home & Garden Idea Fair celebrated 26 years of ushering in spring. Fair goers strolled through crowd-pleasing gardens filled with flowers, trees, hardscape materials and inspiration.
Check back for a 2018 landscape display preview.
Here’s a look at the gardens and their creators from the 2017 show:
Designer: Greenhaven Landscapes Inc.
Relax, rejuvenate and unwind in your custom crafted outdoor space. We created a captivating landscape by incorporating the perfect mix of stone, water and light with the conveniences of modern living. Well-placed entertaining and eating areas blend with a mix of charming and delightful plants, bringing the best of beauty and practicality to your special outdoor haven.
Tiny is the New BIG Thing
Designer: Artisan Tiny House
Stop by and take a look at METRO; a modern curved roof Tiny House. Perfect for a caretaker at the winery, a backyard office or a home for a returning graduate. Take a look and then tell us what you would use this beautiful Tiny House on Wheels for.
Designer: RW Landscaping
It’s time to enjoy that back yard with a gentle mixture of hardscapes and plants. Add a water feature for a world of zen. Enjoy that morning coffee or evening glass of wine in a peaceful relaxing environment!
Back Yard Beach Haven
Designer: JM Landscaping and Irrigation
Come in and enjoy a small tidal pool in a beach like surrounding. Come up on the deck made with restoration cedar decking. Enjoy the driftwood bubbler and fire pit.
West of Eden
This garden features a blend of natural stone and northwest plant materials. Walk though this Gorge garden of basalt columns, waterfalls and trees typical of our western landscape. The highlighted native plant material will flourish in our ever-changing weather extremes. Experience the backyard you will love to relax in and escape the city clutter.
Designer: Boulder Falls Landscaping
Experience the beautiful blend of hardscaping and plants in this comfortable and open outdoor living space. Both inviting and cozy, the garden includes a patio, fireplace and living area that are perfectly designed for the Northwest.
Simplicity Through Hardscape
Designer: Pars Landscape, Inc.
This garden is designed for privacy with exceptional rock work and paver patio. And because it is designed for low maintenance, you’ll have more time to sit and enjoy your backyard retreat.
The Gathering Place
The Washington Association of Landscape Professionals is a contractor organization dedicated to supporting quality landscape contractors and providing the public with educated and skilled professionals. Our display demonstrates how one of our members can transform your backyard into an inviting and beautiful living space. In our design, we have a peaceful seating area with space to entertain, cook, socialize and relax.
Get inspired! Go home with ideas. From an edible garden by Abundant Earth Designs to a bee friendly garden by Swarm Portland, these patio displays will surely spark your imagination and get you thinking about ways to decorate your own backyard space.