A fly angler prepares to release a one of Puget Sound's treasures: a wild sea run cutthroat.

Fly Fishing Has Broad Allure, Is Easy to Learn

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With perhaps only the exception of blue-water, big-game fishing, no other method of angling is as steeped in mystique as fly fishing. The allure of fly fishing is vast and varied. Some folks are drawn to the almost-meditative qualities of fly-casting, which can … read more

One type of green manure, clover

Mulches — Ideas for choosing the best for your garden

Late fall and winter are often good times to mulch as long as soils are not soggy and saturated. Just think of applying mulch as a way to warm yourself up on a much too chilly day. But what kind of mulch works … read more


When Buying a 'Flip' Can Be a 'Flop'

When Buying a ‘Flip’ Can Be a ‘Flop’

If you have been looking at a new home, you may have felt like you were in an episode of House Hunters. Outdated wallpaper, horrible shag carpet, kitchens and baths out of the 1950s. You might feel ready to give up. But then, … read more


Ford Police Interceptors

Ford Claims Bigger Share of Police Vehicle Market

In just two years, Ford has revolutionized the police-vehicle market by equipping much of its Police Interceptor lineup with standard all-wheel drive, which works full-time for greater mobility and security; adding more fuel-efficient EcoBoost engines; and introducing two new body styles — including … read more

Community Education Opportunities — Lifelong Learning in the West Sound
WSU Kitsap Extension

Community Education Opportunities

Lifelong Learning in the West Sound

Master Gardener Program Free Children’s Gardening Activities School’s out! Are you looking for something fun and free for the kids? The WSU Kitsap Master Gardeners are offering children’s gardening activities in two of our demonstration gardens this summer — plant, water, harvest and … read more


How to Turn Your Yard Waste into Resources

How to Turn Your Yard Waste into Resources

If you are like me, this time of year brings a bit of (late) spring cleaning, coupled with hours of work getting your yard and garden back into shape. Unfortunately, the price we pay to live in such a lush and beautiful place … read more

Bainbridge In Bloom

Bainbridge In Bloom

The Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council is celebrating creativity at the 2014 Bainbridge in Bloom garden tour. Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on July 11 – 12, the event features exquisite gardens and live music throughout the tour. Highlight of this … read more

The gazebo anchors display beds and houses a black bamboo in its center.
Glenwood Gardens

Exploring Plant Textures

Texture. It’s a word used to describe plants and how they look and feel to the touch. What plants do you think of when you hear the words silky, prickly, smooth, fuzzy, papery? Do you think of bark, leaves, stems or flowers? Nancy … read more


Old And New Furniture Styles

Home Décor Tips: How to Mix the Old with the New

A client asked me recently whether modern and traditional pieces can mix together in the same room. She had inherited some traditional sofas and chairs from her grandmother, but her husband prefers more modern and simpler look. The two styles are not mutually … read more

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