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curb appeal

Landscaping Tips for Instant Curb Appeal

One of the best ways to achieve instant curb appeal, according to the experts, is to effectively layer shrubs, plants and flowers in your front yard. Doing so can create a cohesive visual experience that naturally guides visitors to the front door. Landscape … read more

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’Tis Ours

A Bainbridge waterfront estate spans the generations to...

“Tismin,” says the sign on the tree at the head of the drive. It’s a cryptic message; no one named Tismin lives or has ever lived in the house at the end of the drive. The explanation, as longtime neighbors of this Pleasant … read more

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Sloppy Joe Mini Tacos

Find Fiesta Inspiration with Mini Tacos

Liven up your mealtime routine with the fresh global flavors of an at-home fiesta for a memorable way to rethink your menu. With nearly countless ways to spice up the kitchen using inspiration from around the world, it’s easy to find something new … read more

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mower

What to Know When You Shop for Yard Equipment

Warm weather is here, and you are ready to get outside and make your yard both beautiful and functional. Maybe you’re aiming to have the best yard on the block, plan to install an outdoor family room or outdoor office, or want to … read more

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Raised Bed Drip Line Irrigation Kits with closer drippers are more effective at watering small areas like raised beds. (Photo courtesy of Gardener's Supply Company)

Sustainable Water Use in the Landscape

No matter where we live, the conservation and wise use of water in our gardens and landscapes is important. Sustainable water use helps grow beautiful gardens while conserving water and helping reduce water pollution and stormwater overflows. Amend the soil with compost or … read more

There Were Signs

There Were ‘Signs’

In the Poulsbo garden of Brian and Karen...

How do you recognize a truly inspired garden, one with humor and style and a joy that reflects the personality of its creators? Sometimes, there are signs. In the garden of Brian and Karen Rasmussen of Poulsbo, an extensive and carefully cultivated collection … read more

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spring cleaning

The Ultimate Spring Cleaning Checklist

Spring is the perfect time to clear out unused items and give forgotten corners a good scrub. However, setting out to clean your entire house can be a challenging task that requires patience and organization. To help you reach every nook and cranny, … read more

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home

A National Look at the Homebuying Market

What might the housing market look like in 2022? Mortgage Cadence, a digital mortgage lending company, surveyed over 1,000 Americans to better understand this year’s opinions. For many people, 2021 was the year to buy a home. Whether it was first-time home buyers, … read more

Heath Wellness
Design|Build

Supporting Health and Wellness Through Human-Centric Lighting, Technology and Comfort (Part 2)

Human Centric Lighting Human-centric lighting (HCL) is the art and science of designing interior lighting systems that mimic natural light, be it daylight or darkness. Exposure to the “right” light can render a positive biological impact on the master clock in your brains … read more

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