Any really good nursery has at least one, if not a staff of furry greeters. This handsome fellow jumped on the hood of the car as we got out, welcomed us, and inquired if we needed help finding anything. Is that an adorable face or what?
Jade Mountain has sales areas, an inside space with books about bamboo, and a private garden which demonstrates the use of a variety of hardy bamboos.
While this acer palmatum is surely gorgeous in the summer, I'm glad to have seen it in the winter as it's stunning now!
I love the color of newly emerging Ajuga foliage!
Speaking of newly emerging, check out this Petasites bloom poking it's winter weary head up to see what's happening.
This pond is HUGE! No koi though.
Exotic bamboos blend beautifully with natives.
More of the pond.
Iron Butterfly! Am I the only one who's hearing In A Gadda Da Vida in his head?
Torii gate leading to the plant sales area.
Perhaps you've been looking for a lucky toad.
Or one of these other fun pieces.
here. Wishing you all the best week ever! Only 36 days until spring!