The Herald of Everett, Washington
Customer service  |  Subscribe   |   Log in or sign up   |   Advertising information   |   Contact us
HeraldNet on Facebook HeraldNet on Twitter HeraldNet RSS feeds HeraldNet Pinterest HeraldNet Google Plus HeraldNet Youtube
HeraldNet Newsletters  Newsletters: Sign up  Green editions icon Green editions

Gardening

Replant containers now for fall and winter

It's always a dilemma this time of year. It's time to do our fall planting and get ready for fall and winter, but the flowerpots and beds are still looking great. In an effort to get our money's worth out of our summer plantings, we nurse our geraniums and petunias along well into...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Home and Garden


It might be time to update your landscaping

Homeowners often update or refresh the interior of their homes by changing paint color or furniture, but the design of your lawn probably doesn't receive your attention that frequently.Why not? Adding new plants, reshaping existing ones or changing the color of your planters...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Home and Garden


Grant Plant Pick: Tricyrtis formosana “Samurai”

What: What makes Tricyrtis formosana, or "Samurai," worthy of a GPP is that it has very showy flowers in the fall. Long past when other plants have come and gone, Tricyrtis takes its place center stage. This is an excellent plant to be used in a shady border...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsSnohomish Youth Beekeeping Education: 6 to 7:30 p.m. second Mondays (except December), Snohomish Library. Free community service organization for ages 5 through 19 with hands-on educational activities about pollinators. Underserved and...

Date: 08/27/2015 | Home and Garden


Dazzling dahlias

See thousands of blooms this weekend in Everett

Date: 08/20/2015 | Home and Garden


Plant of Merit

What: Phlox paniculata “Franz Schubert”

Date: 08/20/2015 | Home and Garden


Calendar

EVENTSEverett Dahlia Show: 1 to 6 p.m. Aug. 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 23 at Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Free. More at www.scdahlias.org.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.

Date: 08/20/2015 | Home and Garden


Beloved Everett teacher delighted in nature, kids

Mr. Sudkamp’s students heard it all the time: “Isn’t nature wonderful?”That was how the Everett High School biology teacher often ended his lessons — with a question that was also his fervent declaration.

Date: 08/16/2015 | Local News


Grant Plant Pick: Lobelia tupa

What: This amazing perennial is unlike any other lobelia you might have grown. A robust clump of broad strappy leaves gives way to tall flowers spikes reaching 6 to 8 feet tall with clusters of brilliant red, tropical looking flowers. The flowers bloom in mid- to late...

Date: 08/13/2015 | Home and Garden


There are many ways to garden with versatile ornamental grasses

There is no way I could get through the summer without spending at least one column on the attributes of ornamental grasses. They are in a league all of their own and the month of August is by far the best time to view them.Ornamental grasses can be used in many ways in the...

Date: 08/13/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsEastside Fuchsia Society Show & Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16, The Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main Street, Bellevue. Free. For more information, go to www.bellevuebotanical.com or call...

Date: 08/13/2015 | Home and Garden


Gardening in good taste

Mixing edible and ornamental plants can be nutritious, gorgeous

Date: 08/13/2015 | Home and Garden


Knee deep in snow globes

More than 300 souvenir orbs grace Bothell artist's office

Date: 08/11/2015 | Whats Up With That?


Winners of Mill Creek’s Great Garden Awards announced

The City of Mill Creek Art and Beautification Board honored residents who put exceptional time and effort into the beautification of their property. Winners of Great Garden Awards receive a keepsake and a yard sign placed in their yard through the end of August.

Date: 08/06/2015 | Home and Garden


Primal elegance

Ferns imbue garden with sophistication

Date: 08/06/2015 | Home and Garden


New plants, like pets, need plenty of love and care

Plants are a lot like pets. They are living creatures that want to be loved and cared for, and “adopted” by a loving family that will care for them. No one in their right mind would bring home a new puppy and not make sure it had water and food, yet home owners often bring home new plants, water...

Date: 08/06/2015 | Home and Garden


Calendar

EVENTSBluegrass festival at Meerkerk Gardens: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 22, 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank, Whidbey Island. Bring a blanket or chairs, wine and cheese, and spend the day roaming the gardens while listening to Northwest...

Date: 08/06/2015 | Home and Garden


Plant of Merit: Echinacea “Cheyenne Spirit”

What: Echinacea "Cheyenne Spirit"An All American Selection Award winner in 2013 that flowers in its first year. Its rainbow of colors is said to remind gardeners of the North American plains. Commonly known as coneflower, this annual variety has...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsEverett Fall Home and Gift Show: Noon to 7 p.m. Sept. 25, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 27 at Xfinity Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Admission is $7 for adults, $6.50 for seniors, free for...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; Wayne Lawson,...

Date: 07/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Time to prep fall veggies

Now's the time to get them in the ground

Date: 07/29/2015 | Home and Garden


‘Rooms’ to roam

Check out nine gardens Sunday in Snohomish

Date: 07/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Calendar

EVENTSRed Rooster Route Days: Through September at locations around Snohomish County. Visit farms, berry and organic vegetable picking, farm animals, pioneer's museum tour and prizes. More at www.redroosterroute.com.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Home and Garden


How to create a tropical-looking border in the Northwest

The missus and I have a very convenient arrangement. The back yard is hers and the front is mine. So in the back yard she has created a very pleasing cottage-garden with lots of flowers and raised vegetable beds.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Grant Plant Pick: Vaccinium “Sunshine Blue”

What: This narrow pin oak is a fantastic addition to the urban garden. The stiffly upright branches hold lustrous dark green leaves that turn a deep red in autumn. Its tight form allows it to be used as a street tree. Pin oaks are known for their ability to tolerate a wide range of...

Date: 07/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.

Date: 07/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Plant of Merit

What: Rose "Dream Come True"An All American Rose Selection Winner in 2008, this vigorous grandiflora is a true golden color edged with ruby. A sumptuous long-stemmed beauty, it is continually in bloom, and its coloration creates a spectacular...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Home and Garden


Birds and bees — all part of a healthy garden

As gardeners we all know there is more to gardening than just the plants. There is a whole ecosystem that includes microbes, insects, worms, mammals — some less desirable than others — and of course birds.All of these players interact in a healthy garden and for...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Home and Garden


‘Garden-pedia’ gets to the root of horticultural terminology

Maria Zampini has spent a lifetime in the garden industry. She’s a fourth-generation nursery person whose family had a destination garden center in Ohio for more than 30 years. She’s also the president and owner of UpShoot, a horticultural marketing firm that specializes in bringing new plants to...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsRed Rooster Route Days: Through September at locations around Snohomish County. Visit farms, berry and organic vegetable picking, farm animals, pioneer's museum tour and prizes. More at www.redroosterroute.com.Sequim...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Home and Garden


Forget a lawn and learn to grow something you can eat

CAMANO ISLAND — Replace a portion of your lawn with a garden and eat the fruits of your labor while you save water, develop healthy garden soils and cut down on pesticides.The Snohomish Conservation District recently launched its new "Lawns to Lettuce"...

Date: 07/16/2015 | Home and Garden


An oasis in Edmonds

Garden of Marni Muir and Phill Butler is part of this year’s tour

Date: 07/16/2015 | Home and Garden


Peninsula offers lavender love

Hop a ferry and linger in lavender.The Sequim Lavender Festival celebrates the Olympic Peninsula’s purplehood with everything lavender July 17 through 19 in Sequim.The plant grows like crazy in the purple paradise that’s known as the “Lavender Capital of the U.S.”

Date: 07/12/2015 | Life


Grant Plant Pick: Vaccinium “Sunshine Blue”

What: "Sunshine Blue" is a winner for the home garden. It was originally bred as a crop blueberry but wasn't a huge hit: Its very long fruiting season makes harvest impractical. As an edible-ornamental, though, it is a star. Its new leaves are sky blue and...

Date: 07/09/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsRed Rooster Route Days: Through September at locations around Snohomish County. Visit farms, berry and organic vegetable picking, farm animals, pioneer's museum tour and prizes. More at www.redroosterroute.com.Sequim...

Date: 07/09/2015 | Home and Garden


Try doing something shady in your garden

In light of all this heat we are having it just seems appropriate to talk about gardening in the shade since that is probably where most of us are hanging out these days. Gardening in the shade can be a tricky business but once a gardener figures out his or her space it can be very...

Date: 07/09/2015 | Home and Garden


What landscaping can you get for $50, $500 or $5,000?

How much does landscaping cost? Top-rated companies explain how far your dollar stretches when it comes to enhancing your home's curb appeal.As you survey your property, you might wonder what type of landscaping additions or upgrades fit your budget. Well, wonder no more.

Date: 07/09/2015 | Home and Garden


Butterflies, bees, bowling balls

Personality shines through on Mukilteo Quilt & Garden Tour

Date: 07/09/2015 | Home and Garden


A hidden gem

A couple's love of nature is a gift to Snohomish County

Date: 07/08/2015 | Local News


Plant of Merit: Acer pseudoplanta

What: Acer pseudoplanta, or "Eskimo Sunset," is a deciduous highly variegated tree that is an excellent selection where space is a concern. Standing underneath an Eskimo Sunset tree reminds one of gazing up at a sunlit stained glass window. Its variegation...

Date: 07/02/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsRed Rooster Route Days: May through September at locations around Snohomish County; visit farms, berry and organic vegetable picking, farm animals, pioneer's museum tour and prizes; www.redroosterroute.com.Sequim Lavender...

Date: 07/02/2015 | Home and Garden


Here’s what to check off your July to-do list

By July most of us have finished our annual plantings and it is time to maintain what we have and do a little editing and tweaking. It is perfectly fine to continue to plant and I highly recommend doing just that for extending color into the fall season and for establishing new shrubs...

Date: 07/02/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; Wayne Lawson,...

Date: 07/02/2015 | Home and Garden


The founding farmers

Nation’s first leaders revolutionized garden styles

Date: 07/02/2015 | Home and Garden


A bit of fantasy

Meerkerk Gardens is a lovely place to explore for all ages

Date: 06/26/2015 | Life


Complete your garden with the new hydrangeas

When it comes to hydrangeas, there are so many to choose from, yet there's so little room.The world of hydrangeas has absolutely exploded in the past 10 years to the point that it is impossible to keep up with all the new cultivars. On

Date: 06/25/2015 | Home and Garden


Grant Plant Pick: Turk’s Cap Lily

What: Lilium martagon is an easy to grow species of lily that's a delight in the garden. In summer mature bulbs can produce from 30 to 50 small pendant blooms that curl open to a turban shape. The bulbs can produce flowers that are either pink or white; both colors are...

Date: 06/25/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsRed Rooster Route Days: May through September at locations around Snohomish County; visit farms, berry and organic vegetable picking, farm animals, pioneer's museum tour and prizes; www.redrooster route.com.Edmonds...

Date: 06/25/2015 | Home and Garden


Golf, a lake and a slice of heaven on Mill Creek Garden Tour

Get your groove on at this weekend's Mill Creek Garden Tour.There are six gardens on the June 27 tour that is open to the public this year."In the past it has been for members only," said Mill Creek Garden Club spokeswoman Lila Johnson. "It was...

Date: 06/25/2015 | Home and Garden


'Harmony with nature'

Camano garden is a symphony between wildlife, native plants

Date: 06/25/2015 | Home and Garden


Take a book, return a book

Teacher opens a Free Little Library

Date: 06/19/2015 | Local News


Here's how you should plant in the summer

Now that the summer weather has arrived it never fails that someone will ask the perennial question: "Can I still plant now or should I wait until the fall?"For the record, as a landscape contractor in the Sacramento Valley where it was routinely 85 to 105...

Date: 06/18/2015 | Home and Garden


Check out five gardens on Whidbey Island tour

There are many colorful sights to behold at the Whidbey Island Garden Tour on June 20.The five gardens in the self-guided tour on South Whidbey include a romantic garden, a woodland garden, a shady garden, a dream garden and enchanted garden rooms.Stop to smell...

Date: 06/18/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsEvergreen Arboretum & Gardens Plant Sale: from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 20, at the arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Trees, shrubs, perennials, ground covers, roses, annuals. Sales benefit the arboretum. Call 425-257-8597 or go to...

Date: 06/18/2015 | Home and Garden


Form, fun and function

Vicki and Wayne Witsoe’s garden is 1 of 7 on tour (gallery)

Date: 06/18/2015 | Home and Garden


Grant Plant Pick: Hardy begonia

What: This herbaceous perennial is truly a hardy begonia. The begonia grandis has interesting bold foliage with wonderful late-season flowers. In late July, branch tips sparkle with clusters of pendulous, white-to-pink 1-inch flowers that continue until frost. Another...

Date: 06/11/2015 | Home and Garden


How to make sure you’re getting the most from your water bill

As I promised in last week's column, this week we will deal with proper watering. Yes, I know this could turn out to be a real snoozer, but it's important to pay attention. It could mean the difference between life and death of your plants.Let me get straight to the...

Date: 06/11/2015 | Home and Garden


Calendar

EventsGarden Extravaganza: Noon to 6 p.m. June 12, Country Village Bothell, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway. Garden and plant booths. For more, call 425-483-2250 or go to www.country villagebothell.com.Granite Falls One...

Date: 06/11/2015 | Home and Garden


Schack’s newest exhibit celebrates the garden

EVERETT — It’s time to celebrate the garden, whether you are outdoors or inside.The Schack Art Center’s annual “Art of the Garden” exhibition includes art for the garden and art about the garden.

Date: 06/11/2015 | Entertainment


Join the party

Snohomish artist captures the energy of Sorticulture

Date: 06/11/2015 | Home and Garden


Plant of Merit: Rhododendron 'Original Walloper'

What: Rhododendron "Original Walloper," also known as Lem's MonarchSeattle hybridizer Lem Halfdan introduced this shrub years ago and it continues to mesmerize rhododendron lovers. Its giant flowers are trumpet-like and funnel-shaped, with colors...

Date: 06/04/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden Calendar

EventsKids plant with Cascade Cactus & Succulent Society: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 6, Imagine Children's Museum,1502 Wall St., Everett. For more, call 425-258-1006 or go to imaginecm.org.One...

Date: 06/04/2015 | Home and Garden


Watering and deadheading: June's to-do list

Here is this month's dreaded to-do list. Things might not be as bad as in California, but our lack of rain is affecting our gardens. We'll start there:Watering. If ever there was a year to apply mulch to our soils this would be it. The Everett area rainfall...

Date: 06/04/2015 | Home and Garden


Speaking the language of collectors

Every profession has its special language. Doctors discuss broken legs with terms like femur or tibia. School teachers now talk about "core curriculum" while real estate brokers have to know about "land contracts" or "joint ventures."

Date: 06/04/2015 | Home and Garden


'Zoo of plants'

Stanwood garden aims to have all 1,000 native to state

Date: 06/02/2015 | Whats Up With That?


A chance to leave their mark

Students and parents beautify Central and Emerson campuses

Date: 05/29/2015 | Local News


Summer blooms

Best shrubs to give your garden color in the heat

Date: 05/28/2015 | Home and Garden


Grant Plant Pick: Golden Variegated Dalmatian Iris

What: Bold golden and bright green stripes on sword-like leaves distinguish this cultivar of Iris pallida. To top it off the purple flowers with yellow beards are scented, being very reminiscent of grape Kool-Aid or grape soda. When the flowers are finished the...

Date: 05/28/2015 | Home and Garden


Home and garden calendar

EVENTS"A Tea in the Garden": Noon to 4 p.m. May 31, 19502 96th Ave. NW, Keeping it Green Nursery, Warm Beach. Enjoy the gardens, trails in a natural setting and have tea and cookies. Garden prize and teapot hunt. For more...

Date: 05/28/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden fresh

New products to try, even if you're a veteran gardener

Date: 05/28/2015 | Home and Garden


Direct-sow flowers: Gardening doesn’t get any easier than this

It’s the simplest kind of gardening: Plant some seeds and watch the flowers grow. And now that the soil has warmed up, there are plenty of bright annuals you can sow right outside in the garden.

Date: 05/28/2015 | Home and Garden


Planting flowers to save bees and agriculture

Ladybird Johnson may have been onto something after all.During the Johnson administration, the late first lady famously fought to replace billboards with wildflowers along the nation's highways. While she was seeking to beautify America, her idea has returned, this time with...

Date: 05/24/2015 | Editorials


Home & Garden calendar

EventsMeerkerk Gardens wine and rhodies fundraiser: 4 to 6 p.m. May 23, 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank, Whidbey Island. Stroll through the gardens while sipping wine and nibbling savory appetizers, or come to mingle with new friends and old in a...

Date: 05/21/2015 | Home and Garden


Tuberous begonias add pop of color

The year was 1956. I was 8 years old and my family was on vacation on the California coast. We were traveling up Highway 101 and came to the town of Capitola, near Santa Cruz. There along the side of the road was a nursery growing tuberous begonias and, for this kid, it was love at...

Date: 05/21/2015 | Home and Garden


Plant of Merit: Camperdown elm

What: Camperdown elmA small deciduous tree with a terrific weeping silhouette. This tree forms a dome-like shape on top and its contorted branches cascade downward, creating its unique weeping effect. Flowers form in early spring, but it is the shape and...

Date: 05/21/2015 | Home and Garden


10 tips to extend the life of appliances

Show your workhorse appliances a little TLC, and they may stick around a bit longer.Replacing a refrigerator or oven range can take a bite out of your budget, as can buying a new washer or dryer. To make sure your appliances stand the test of time and continue to perform,...

Date: 05/21/2015 | Home and Garden


A breath of fresh air

Tips and tricks to holding a festive celebration outdoors

Date: 05/21/2015 | Home and Garden


Grant Plant Pick: Polystichum setiferum

What: The queen of all ferns, Polystichum setiferum, or "Plumosomultilobum," graces your garden with an elegant, lacy appearance reminiscent of the Victorian times in which it was first discovered. This perennial evergreen fern forms a layered mound to about...

Date: 05/14/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; Wayne Lawson,...

Date: 05/14/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsPort Susan Farmers Market: Open Fridays June 5 through Oct. 16; 8825 Viking Way, Stanwood. Hours are 2 to 7 p.m. June, July and August; 2 to 6 p.m. September and October. For more, call 360-202-3932 or go to www.portsusan.org.

Date: 05/14/2015 | Home and Garden


Dogwood hybrids are beautiful, disease-resistant

When I hear the word "dogwood" I am immediately transported back to a time in my life when I was living on the East Coast in Virginia, serving my country as a trumpet player in the 392nd Army Band.If you have ever lived in that part of the country then you...

Date: 05/14/2015 | Home and Garden


A rare tree blooms

Edmonds gardener's patience pays off after 15 years

Date: 05/12/2015 | Whats Up With That?


Things to check off of May's gardening to-do list

There is no shortage of chores for the month of May, just a shortage of time and perhaps a shortage of space to list them. If you are feeling like a chicken with its head cut off then hopefully this will help you focus. Here are the highlights for May:Winter...

Date: 05/07/2015 | Home and Garden


Plant of Merit: Rhododendron 'Taurus'

What: Rhododendron "Taurus"People take notice of Rhododendron "Taurus" as soon as the buds are developed in late winter or early spring. Large buds of deep red are set against its dark green foliage, creating quite a colorful display.

Date: 05/07/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden calendar

EventsKruckeberg Botanic Garden plant sale: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 8, 9 and 10, at the public garden, 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline. Rare and exotic Pacific Northwest native plant species, many of which are only available during this weekend.

Date: 05/07/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; Wayne Lawson,...

Date: 05/07/2015 | Home and Garden


Spring safety

Protect your pet from seasonal dangers

Date: 04/30/2015 | Fur & Feathers


Grant Plant Pick: Fothergilla gardenii

What: This superb midsize garden shrub, Fothergilla gardenii, has multiple seasons of interest. In April, before the new leaves fully expand, dwarf witch alder is covered with scented, bottlebrush-like white flowers. During summer its attractive leaves are mid green, but starting...

Date: 04/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Home & Garden Calendar

EVENTS

Date: 04/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.

Date: 04/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Give the diversified rhododendron a second chance

When it comes to flowering shrubs there is nothing quite as spectacular as a rhododendron in full bloom. Anyone who has grown up in the Northwest can attest to the glorious sight of a yard full of these incredible plants.

Date: 04/30/2015 | Home and Garden


Little green thumbs

Gardening teaches kids about flora, fauna and food

Date: 04/30/2015 | Home and Garden


It's an annual effort

Volunteers pack baskets to keep Edmonds overflowing in flowers

Date: 04/24/2015 | Local News


Plant of Merit: Kerria japonica

What: Kerria japonicaThis decidious shrub, also called "Pleniflora," is a spectacular addition to the early spring garden as its bright yellow pom-pom blooms are in full display from March through April. It is a fast-growing deciduous shrub that...

Date: 04/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Soil organisms are critical in organic gardening

Back in my hippy-dippy days of the late 1960s and early '70s, I was a devotee of the organic gardening movement with subscriptions to Rodale's Organic Gardening magazine along with Prevention and Mother Earth News. My favorite cookbook was "Diet for a Small Planet" and...

Date: 04/23/2015 | Life


Home & Garden calendar

EventsRain Garden Walking Tour: 10 a.m. to noon April 25. Stroll seven rain gardens in north Everett. On this guided walking tour you can talk to the designers and landscapers, see which plants work well and attract birds, meet the homeowners,...

Date: 04/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Garden clubs

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. West, Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; mkboley@comcast.net.American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville; Wayne...

Date: 04/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Don't overlook the weird — it can fetch big money

Odd, unidentified or unusual collectibles make every antiques show and shop more fun. How do you use a dog treadmill? Did the dealer say it was an elephant catcher? Is that strange crock really an 1850 chicken feeder? And what is the use for an oversized cardboard top hat covered in...

Date: 04/23/2015 | Home and Garden


Down the garden path

Spring blooms with an abundance of local plant sales

Date: 04/23/2015 | Home and Garden




»» More search options

digital subscription promo

Subscribe now

Unlimited digital access starting at 99 cents, or included with any print subscription.

loading...
HeraldNet Classifieds

HeraldNet highlights

A better waterfront park
A better waterfront park: Edmonds plans upgrades for Marina Beach
The fault in our sea stars
The fault in our sea stars: Volunteers conduct survey to monitor disease
Day to remember
Day to remember: Salmon for Soldiers takes veterans out for a day of fishing
Qwuloolt Estuary Project
Qwuloolt Estuary Project: Breach goal: Return of the wild salmon