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A list of garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

Alderwood Garden Club: Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood;…

 

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Historic Everett Home Tour: The tour is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.…

 

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Plant sale: Arboretum Foundation’s Fall Plant Sale is from 10 a.m. to…

 

She knows it’s her family legacy to save Langley farmhouse

The newly restored Anderson Farm & Gardens is thriving under great-granddaughter Tamara Knapp’s care.

A list of garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

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

Agrillite carvings by the Haida people can fetch big money

The fine-grained black siltstone comes from just one place on Earth: Slatechuck Creek on Haida Gwaii.

Great Plant Pick: Eleutherococcus sieboldianus ‘Variegatus’

Variegated five-leaf aralia features a creamy white variegation that sparkles in the garden.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Plant sale: Arboretum Foundation’s Fall Plant Sale is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Graham Visitors Center in the Washington Park… Continue reading

These fall gardening chores reap huge dividends come spring

Roll up your sleeves, don your gardening gloves and tack these seven tasks in September.

A list of garden clubs in Snohomish and Island counties

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

Follow the yellow brick road to Granite Falls’ house of Oz

For this woman with a lifelong love of the Emerald City, there’s no place like home.

Great Plant Pick: Hosta ‘Patriot’ one of the most popular

The variegated foliage of the “Patriot” hosta is striking from late spring through early fall.

Great-grandma probably had one of these boxes in her kitchen

This pine box from the 1850s was for proofing bread dough. The lid was a place to rest and cut it.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Fall Fecal Fest: Woodland Park Zoo’s Fall Fecal Fest continues through Sept. 8. Enter online to win a chance to purchase the highly coveted Zoo… Continue reading

These seasonal grasses are fit for any setting in your garden

Ornamental grasses have graceful motion, attractive form, interesting texture and striking colors.

Lynnwood woman plants success with water-storing succulents

Angie Rolly turned her thrift shop hobby into a mini-garden business at local farmers markets.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Tour-worthy gardens: The Mill Creek Garden Club is looking for gardens to include on next year’s tour. The gardens don’t have to be within the… Continue reading

This American-flag table is rare — and worth a lot of dough

“Unique” is a word that is often misused by collectors. It means one of a kind. There can never be a unique mass-produced chair, but… Continue reading

Great Plant Pick: Sequoia sempervirens, coast redwood

This tree is a specimen valued for its size — it grows nearly 3 feet or more in height every year.

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Tour-worthy gardens: The Mill Creek Garden Club is looking for gardens to include on next year’s tour. The gardens don’t have to be within the… Continue reading