Home and garden

Great Plant Pick: Molinia caerulea ssp. caerulea ‘Variegata’

This variegated purple moor grass works well in mass plantings or as a specimen in your garden.

 

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Whidbey Island Harvest Festival: The festival continue through Oct. 6 at the…

 

When somebody pays big money for something that’s useless

Antiques made of iron, even clown’s heads like this one, have long been coveted by collectors.

 

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

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

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Dwarf conifers: 1 to 2 p.m. Sept. 21, Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Robert Fincham will talk about conifers that stay reliably… Continue reading

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

Home and garden events and resources around Snohomish County

Historic Everett Home Tour: The tour is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 14 and features six historic homes. Check-in for the tour starts at… Continue reading

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

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

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