On our road trip to the coast of Washington, we saw lots of wonderful places.
One of them was
in Mt. Vernon.
If you're ever near Mt. Vernon,
you have to stop by this beautiful nursery.
I couldn't believe how many gorgeous greenhouses
they had on the property.
Christianson's was established in 1946 on the
historic Jennings' farm.
The nursery was primarily a specialty rhododendron nursery.
In 1990, John and Toni Christianson purchased the nursery business from Bob and Margie Hart.
An old Seattle Times Newspaper holder.
Love how rustic it looks!
The former owners, Bob and Margie Hart continue to care for
La Conner Flats,
an eleven acre English Country Garden next door to the Nursery.
They even have animals.
~A Posing Llama~
They have moved a schoolhouse and two granaries
onto the nursery property.
The schoolhouse was built in 1888.
It is the oldest remaining one room schoolhouse in Northwest Washington and remains largely unchanged.
Rather than building new structures,
they use old buildings as a timeless reminder
of a simpler life.
They offer a unique collection of rare and unusual plants.
The gift shop is in a garage used for tractor storage
in its former life.
The garage was built during the 1940's
and still has the original cement floor and most of the original windows and doors.
I wanted to buy everything!!
As we were leaving,
we saw birds in the field across the road.
They were swans.
So were so graceful flying in the sky.
We had such a wonderful road trip,
driving the coast of Washington.
Can't wait to go back.
Just so beautiful!!
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