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Royal Glamini Blend from Breck's — Year of the Gladiolus

Tips for Growing Gladiolus in Your Garden

Gladiolus are as American as apple pie. Generations of gardeners, from Maine to Western Washington, have tucked these summer-blooming bulbs into their gardens in spring, delighted by the gorgeous flower spikes that appear just a few months later. Buckets of long-stemmed glads are … read more

Biophilia
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Biophilia: Incorporating Healthy, Natural Concepts Into Your Design

From neighborhood grocery stores to local nurseries and your own backyard, plants bring comfort and health. They bring sensory gifts that you may miss or take for granted in your spinning days’ activities. The physical and spiritual value of plants is part of … read more

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How to Grow Your Own Greens

The National Garden Bureau has declared 2022 the Year of the Greens. Here’s what you need to get started to grow your own. Overview and History Curiously, salad got its start not as a dietary staple but as an aphrodisiac. We know this … read more

Gardening Books
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The Wonderful World of Garden Books

The Hidden Life of Trees: The Illustrated Edition Author Peter Wohlleben “As a rule, friendships that extend to looking after stumps can be established only in undisturbed forests.” Trees equipped with warning systems? Forests with a vast communication network underground? Is there a … read more

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Bell-Issimo Brie Melt

Four Delightful Dishes to Dazzle Holiday Guests

Entertaining guests during the holidays isn’t just about a main course that calls all to the table. What often makes a festive gathering more fruitful is a spread of delicious appetizers, delightful drinks and divine desserts that keep loved ones coming back to … read more

Eleven Winery Awarded
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Eleven Winery Brings Home the Gold

Bainbridge Island might be small, but big things are happening with the island wine scene. The 10-mile-long and 5-mile-wide island is home to seven wineries and one of them has just won some major awards. Founded in 2003, Eleven Winery, the largest winery … read more

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Maidenhair Fern

Celebrate a Wedding Anniversary with a Themed Indoor Plant

Anniversaries are important, and you can celebrate each wedding anniversary in a memorable and meaningful way by finding that “perfect” gift. The tradition of giving gifts for a wedding anniversary extends back to medieval times. During the time of the Holy Roman Empire, … read more

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Pork Buns

Recipe — Jeff Stelmach’s Pork Buns Dim Sum

Home baker Jeff Stelmach discovered dim sum (Chinese small plates typically served with tea) sometime in the ’70s in New York City. He remembers it as a fascinating experience that, through a series of twists and turns, has brought him to the place … read more

(Photo courtesy Bainbridge Organic Distillers)
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Home Bar Basics

Everyone is spending more time at home these days. Many people are working from home and schooling kids at home, and are more likely to have another couple over for dinner than they are to meet for a night on the town. If … read more

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