Splurge Plants

June 27, 2020

A plant that is worth risking embarrassment for.

Seattle Times

October 05, 2019

Heroic heaths and heathers go all out, all year, with brilliant flowers and foliage

Garden Gate Magazine

February 01, 2019

Garden tips and ideas that will turn your dream garden into reality.

Fine Gardening

February 01, 2019

Heaths and Heathers, by Stacie Crooks

November 03, 2018

Watch this episode featuring Stacie Crooks. Growing a Greener World, GGWTV,
Episode 910

An enhancing garden in Innis Arden

July 02, 2017

Seattle Times - Pacific Northwest Magazine

By Valerie Easton


Designer Stacie Crooks has planted a low-growing tapestry of colorful foliage plants to serve as foreground to the view of Puget Sound.


October 11, 2018

Your Checklist - Rite of Passage

August 01, 2017

Northwest Garden Checklist - The Lush Look


Stacie Crooks replaces a thirsty lawn with a colorful quilt of low-water plants.

Fine Gardening

June 2017

Issue 175

Create a gorgeous low-maintenance design

By Stacie Crooks

Cover Photo Stacie Crooks Garden

Design pro Stacie Crooks plants what she preaches in her Edmonds garden.

October 20, 2016

The Seattle Times - Pacific NW Magazine

written by Val Easton


Go Big With Foliage - 10 Ways to kickstart your spring garden.

What to plant now for a garden full of beautiful blooms.


The Art & Science of Smart Gardening

April 2007

Designed for Drier Times

By Valerie Easton

Facing the reality of her climate, Stacie Crooks traded her lawn for a garden that needs little water, but overflows with flower, foliage and fragrance.


April 2011

Eco-friendly Design Tips

'A healthy well-designed garden is self-sustaining and beautiful'

Stacie Crooks


Fine Gardening

August 31, 2014

The Best of Fine Gardening - Container Gardening

Designer Q&A with Stacie Crooks

SUNSET Western Garden Book of Landscaping

Many Examples of Crooks Garden Designs in this book.

By Jim McCausland

Fine Gardening

November 30, 2014

Issue 160

Designing an Intimate Space

by Stacie Crooks

Any area can become a cozy, private retreat if you use these principles.

Fine Gardening - Fall Fireworks

October 31, 2006

Issue 112

These six combination strategies help end the season with a bang.

By Stacie Crooks

The best of Fine Gardening - The Autumn Garden - 2010

SUNSET - Western Garden Book of Easy Care Plantings


The Ultimate Guide to Low-Water Beds, Borders, and Containers

There are many examples of Crooks Garden designs throughout this book.

SUNSET Western Landscaping

Companion to the Best-selling Western Garden Book

Revised and Updated Addition

Many examples of Crooks Garden Designs in this book.

Plant a Garden you will Enjoy from Inside your Home

November 22, 2015

It's easy to plant a garden you'll enjoy looking at even when the cold, wet weather keeps you indoors.

The Seattle Times - Pacific NW Magazine

written by Val Easton

Fine Gardening

January 31, 2013

Issue 149

Container Designs Built to Last

You'll save time and money if you don't start from scratch every spring.

Cover Photo - Stacie Crooks garden

SUNSET On a Garden - Stacie Crooks Landscape

September 06, 2013

Fine Foliage

Karen Chapman / Christine Salwitz 

Elegant Plant Combinations for Garden and Containers

Potted Inspiration Article 

The Blodel Reserve: Quietly Magnificent

Garden Notes - Northwest Horticultural Society

Written By Stacie Crooks and Sue Nevler

A “place where people find refreshment and tranquility in the presence of natural

beauty.” ~ Prentice Bloedel

The Plant List

A Companion to the Choosing the Right Plants Natural Lawn & Garden Guide 

Discover a better way to Beautiful!

Saving Water Partnership - Seattle Public Utilities

Potted Inspiration

June 8, 2015

When Procrastination Works

Fine Foliage

Karen Chapman / Christine Salwitz 

Fine Gardening - Garden Photo of the Day

Winter gardens of fragrance and texture will capture attention.

Water Wise and Wonderful

April 30, 2008

Low Water Garden Design

By Debra Prinzing

Seattle Homes and Lifestyles

Dry Profusion

August 7, 2004

An experiment in drought tolerance settles for nothing less than lush.

The Seattle Times - Pacific NW Magazine

Written By Valerie Easton


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