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Two Became One

Two Became One

A Bainbridge Island duplex becomes a couple's harmonious...

For Stan and Jane Rein, the joining of their lives five years ago led to a second momentous union: that of the duplex Jane had called home for the previous seven years. The two-unit building at Bainbridge Island’s Yeomalt Point sat at the … read more

Willow and Mabel Garden Co.

A Dream with Petals

When Carolyn Thompson worked in an office nearly a decade ago, doing data entry day after day was tedious. She yearned for something different — and found inspiration in a magazine article about two women who grew flowers in England. This inspired Thompson. … read more

A Renovated Garden
Grow and Flourish

A Renovated Garden

Barbara and Graham Wilson of Poulsbo took their dismal, barren property and transformed it into a garden paradise. After moving to their current home eight years ago, the Wilsons came to a realization. Their property “was in bad shape,” Graham Wilson asserts. Barbara … read more

Mizar Asian Garden

A Garden for Meditation and Relaxation

Opening the gate and stepping into Linda Mizar’s garden is like stepping into the wonderland of a gardener’s imagination. Meandering walkways lead the visitor around and through 21 imaginary rooms of garden discovery. A collector of garden art and miscellany, Mizar has grouped … read more

Cedar Springs (venue); Elevated Events by Tosha (wedding planner) (Photo courtesy Cindy Nguyen Photography)

Weddings

The only planner you'll ever need

‘Til Lists Do Us Part Getting married is easily one of the greatest things that can happen to anyone. However, planning a wedding can spiral into a terrible hassle. Questions and concerns may swirl. What am I supposed to do? Who can I … read more

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Purple Sensation allium livens up the early season garden with its violet-purple, 4-inch diameter flowers. (Photo courtesy of Longfield-Gardens.com)

Plant Alliums This Fall to Add Variety and Beauty to Your Garden

Take your garden to new heights with alliums. This ornamental member of the onion family provides welcome color as spring bulbs fade and before summer perennials fill our gardens with colorful blooms. Most people have seen pictures of the giant allium but there … read more

Teri Cole Tips
Teri's Tips

Time for Edible Flowers

We’ve had a very chilly spring! I just can’t wait for my garden to start blooming. I’m thinking we are five to six weeks behind because we’ve had so little sunshine. I will pick beautiful bouquets, have garden tours, and host some very … read more

The extremely rare Wollemia nobilis tree covered in globular female cones (Photo courtesy of Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium)

The Botanical Wonders of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

On the other side of the Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium entry gates, you step into another world of exotic plants and animals. Or should it be said you step into many parts of the world in one location? For people who love … read more

Salvia x hybrida ‘BBSAL00301’

Salvias — Sage Beauty in the Garden

For those who want an abundance of bloom for the summer-to-fall season but prefer not to plant annuals every year, perennial salvias are a Northwest garden’s friend. Not that long ago, except for the bedding plant salvia splendens and the culinary S. officinalis, … read more

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