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A delicious variety of asparagus perfect for the Pacific Northwest

Jersey Knight Asparagus

Al's Grower's Choice brings you select varieties of plants that have been chosen for their taste, hardiness and bloom. They are unique, hand picked plants and vegetables that our growers believe work best in our climate and terrains.

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Early blooming perennials for you to enjoy from February to summer

Frostkiss Hellebores in bloom

Al's Grower's Choice brings you select varieties of plants that have been chosen for their taste, hardiness and bloom. They are unique, hand picked plants and vegetables that our growers believe work best in our climate and terrains.

Violet's Pride Rose blooms

If you are looking for a particular variety of rose, now is the time to shop. We have our best selection available early in the season, long before you'll enjoy their beautiful blooms. Very popular are the Downton Abbey series of roses, named for the characters in the hit TV show.

Bare Root Fruit Trees

February is one of the best times to plant bare root fruit trees, but why bare root?  Bare root fruit trees give you the advantage of seeing your root structure and health.  In addition, they are easier to transport because they are lighter and can more easily be lifted into position.

Hellebore Blooms in the Snow

Are you worried about your plants during these dramatic swings in temperature?  Start by understanding the difference between Cold Damage and Drought Damage.

Greenery is Pantone Color of the Year

Every year, the Pantone Color Institute releases its "Color of the Year" to help designers, decorators, and fashionistas stay on the cutting edge of color. While it is a symbolic choice, it serves as a color snapshot of what we see taking place in our global culture and serves as an expression of a mood or an attitude. And 2017 looks like it will be all about freshness and revival.

a bowl full of hellebore blooms

So you have been to the mall and a holiday bazaar or two, but you still can't find that perfect gift. How about giving somebody special a beautiful living gift? Here are a couple of suggestions from Al's.

Hand Gardening Tools

If you are shopping for the gardener on your list and need some gift ideas, we've got you covered! Every gardener appreciates the right tool for the job, and being dressed for any weather.