Al's Video Tip

Al's Annual buyer Judy Alleruzzo shows off some of the beautiful blooming annuals available now at Al's. Stop in for our Mix-and-match annual flat sale!

Al's Garden Recipe

The perfect side dish to any BBQ.

Brandywine tomatoes

When it comes to growing tomatoes, deciding which variety to grow can often be the hardest part. There are thousands of varieties of tomatoes out there, and many different ways to enjoy them. Whether you are canning, making sauce or eating your tomatoes fresh by the slice, there is a tomato variety out there that is suited to your needs.

a field of Spanish Lavender

There's nothing better than adding perennials to your garden. With a little planning you'll have color all summer long! Here are a few of our favorites, in bloom now at Al's.

red Azalea 'Hino-Crimson' blooms

You’re not from the Oregon if you don’t have at least one Azalea or Rhododendron in your yard. They are bursting with blooms right now!

Al's Video Tip

Conifer Day is here, and Judy Alleruzzo shows us some of the unique conifer varieties available now at Al's.

A 'Flaming Silver' Pieris in March

Pieris is definitely a triple threat! It is evergreen, has profuse blooms, and its new foliage emerges a fantastic red-bronze color. You can’t get more beauty into a single shrub.

flowering Mt. Fuji Cherry Trees outside Al's of Sherwood

Portland has long had a not so secret love affair with the flowering cherry tree. Whether you’re walking through Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, or the state capital in Salem, there is nothing more glorious than cherry trees in bloom.

Al's Garden Recipe

Here is a simple, but impressive recipe that will be sure to delight your guests. What could be easier than a puff pastry wrapped brie?

close up of a 'Red Storm' Quince bloom

Big, richly colored, double flowers provide a stunning early spring display. 'Orange Storm’ and the other Double Take ™ Quinces puts on a spectacular early spring display of large double flowers with an intense orange color - you'll do a double take!