Antique watering can made in Aesthetic style in 19th century

The first watering pot was made about 1580. It was another 50-100 years before someone added a spout.


Assuming role of holiday scheduler after mother-in-law’s death

Adapted from a recent online discussion. Dear Carolyn: My husband lost his…


Beyond green: Make the most of that shady area in your yard

Shade gardens can have a diverse mix of plants with a variety of color, texture and flowers.


Dress up your white couch with a mix of colorful pillows

The Washington Post’s staff recently discussed all things design. Here are your questions answered.

Garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-7670; American Rhododendron Society: Pilchuck Chapter, Red Barn, Jennings Park, 6915 Armar… Continue reading

Great Plant Pick: Echinacea purpurea ‘White Swan,’ coneflower

This flower is a bold, sturdy perennial that stands out in the late summer garden.

Home and garden events around Snohomish County

Summer pruning workshop: Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens presents a hands-on workshop on summer pruning techniques from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 21 at the… Continue reading

Hot Property: Just click your heels three times

A Malibu beach house where actress-singer Judy Garland of… Continue reading

  • Jul 21, 2018

Today in History

Today is Saturday, July 21, the 202nd day of 2018. There are 163 days left in the year.

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ wins you over with superb cast

Gus Van Sant’s movie pays tribute to cartoonist John Callahan, played with gusto by Joaquin Phoenix.

Beer, wine, spirits: Where to get a drink in Snohomish County

Anderson Summer School Brewfest: Bothell’s McMenamins Anderson School is hosting the second annual Anderson Summer School Brewfest July 21 at the brewery, 18607 Bothell Way… Continue reading

Drink this: Kolsch gets flavor from watermelon puree

Local craft brewers Lazy Boy, Crucible and Middleton collaborate on this summer beer.

Think pink: Provence-style rose is the drink of the summer

This time of year, it’s a good idea to keep a couple of bottles of dry pink wine in your fridge.

He sings about ignorance, war and greed — and it’s OK to laugh

Roy Zimmerman, a mainstay on left-leaning radio, will perform a one-man show in Marysville.

Starving? This place in Lynnwood may be Good Pho You

Portions at the restaurant are generous: Medium is large, large is extra large, extra large is huge.

It’s a Kentucky bluegrass musician’s first visit to Washington

Dave Adkins is one of four headliners at the 42nd annual Darrington Bluegrass Festival.

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ is escapist fluff of the highest order

If you possess a strong tolerance of synthetic fabrics and the music of ABBA, you’ll love this.

  • Jul 19, 2018

Art events, galleries and exhibits around Snohomish County

MUSEUMS/EVENTS Third Thursday Art Walks: The next Everett Art Walk and Art Walk Edmonds are both set for July 19. In Edmonds, the walk starts… Continue reading

Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County

Music at the Marina: Free outdoor concerts, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays through Aug. 30, except Aug. 18 during Fresh Paint Festival of… Continue reading

Everett’s Village Theatre wants to stage your original musical

The theater company is calling for writers to submit new musicals for the Festival of New Musicals.