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Garden Makeover

A Garden Makeover

It takes time — as well as imagination, desire and commitment — to turn a yard into a garden. Sam and Karen Brindley had the latter two necessities when they moved to Indianola from Kirkland 10 years ago. The house they found had … read more


Miller Bay Preserve (Photo courtesy Jonathan Decker)

Two Local Groups Partner to Preserve Scenic Shoreline and Forest

Great Peninsula Conservancy has partnered with Friends of Miller Bay to save 13 acres of critical forest and shoreline habitat on Miller Bay in north Kitsap County. The preserve connects conserved lands in the Grovers Creek Watershed. Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) — a … read more


Melinda West Woven Art

Heronswood Art Gallery Features Northwest Fiber Weavings and Traditions in March

Beginning March 1, the Heronswood Art Gallery will hosting CEDAR: Northwest Fiber Weavings & Traditions, an exhibit featuring the weaving mastery of Melinda West and other noted fiber artists. West is an Indianola artist and teacher who has been developing her craft for … read more

Seabeck Landing General Store

Historic Waterfront Mercantiles — The Heart of Their Communities

It’s the kind of business where the same regulars hold court each morning over coffee — a place where you can drop by to pick up a carton of milk and check out the community bulletin board, and find a water bowl pit … read more

Vegetable garden with banana trees in the background

A Globe-Trotter’s Garden

On a south-facing bluff in Indianola sits a botanical “salad bowl” known as Windcliff. A garden mixture of plants from around the world, it houses a diverse array of species. Plants from China and Vietnam are well represented but South African species especially … read more

A Simple Coastal Cottage

A Simple Coastal Cottage on the Sunny Side of Indianola

Leaving a home of 37 years can never be called an easy task but Don and Maureen Todd ran into major challenges even before they packed a single box. Their plan of finding a buildable waterfront lot turned into a series of disappointments, … read more

Home Wasn't Built in a Day

Home Wasn’t Built in a Day

A Family with Roots that Run Deep

If Jerry and Mary Richards of Indianola were to have a clan motto emblazoned above their hearth, it would read, simply: “For Home and Family.” While not actually carved in concrete, the sentiment is obvious in nearly every aspect of the couple’s story, … read more


Art in the Woods

Annual “Art in the Woods” Studio Tour Showcases Local Artists

“Art In The Woods” is a unique, self-guided art studio tour throughout the North Kitsap area, Nov. 6-8, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. What makes “Art In The Woods” unique? Visitors are invited into the actual studios to see and purchase … read more


Weissman Garden, Bainbridge Island. (Photo courtesy The Garden Conservancy)

The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days Showcases Six North Kitsap Gardens

Six private gardens in Indianola, Kingston and on Bainbridge Island will be open to the general public on June 29 as part of Garden Conservancy’s Open Days. The mission of the Garden Conservancy is to preserve “America’s exceptional gardens” as well as educate … read more

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