22May

Water Storage

Using Surface Area to Your Advantage

If you are looking for a cost-effective, multi-functional approach that has a cumulative impact on the overall health and water-saving effect of your yard then look no further than the soil.

Written by Tim

29January

Appreciating The Backyard Ecosystem

Our first article from Tim, our maintenance crew lead!

Written by Tim

19December

Is Your Frozen Shrub Dead?

Here's what local pruning extraordinaire Cass Turnbull has to say about our recent frosty weather.
28October

Leaf Them Be!

It may be litter to you now, but...

Written by Christin

21October

Tucking in for Bed

How you can protect your edible beds during the winter

Written by Christin

03October

Fall Home Show

Come visit us at the Fall Home Show this weekend!

Written by Christin

17September

Seattle Landscaping Ideas: 12 Monthly Tips for Year-Round Success

Seattle Landscaping Ideas: 12 Monthly Tips for Year-Round Success

The Akina Designs team has put together a month-by-month guide to tackling all of your landscaping projects - from hardscaping to fruit trees and rain barrels to pruning, we've got you covered!

29August

To Russia with Love

Christin is off to Russia!
14August

Fence Me In

Akina helps you put some space between you and your neighbors.

Written by Christin

08August

Free Trees Anyone?

Trees for Neighborhoods is offering free trees.
17May

I'm not sour on sorrel.

I have a slight obsession with this little herb.

Written by Christin

10May

Raise the Roof!

Urban dwellers are getting pretty creative when it comes to where they garden.

Written by Christin

03May

Spaghetti Arms

Gardening may be relaxing, but it's still a workout!
26April

Office Sharing

Things are getting a bit hairy at Akina Designs.
18April

New Additions to the Akina Team!

It's growing season here at Akina too!

Written by Christin

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Tip of the Month

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Mow your lawn to about 2-3 inches in height and if you have been mowing regularly, leave the clippings. This willl provide nutrients (free fertilizer!), as well as help with water retention. Your lawn will be looking thick, lush, and ready to tackle the summer heat!

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