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Featured Articles from the West Sound. These are the highlighted articles from the WestSound Home & Garden Magazine.

(Photo courtesy Decks & Patio Covers)

The Art of the Deck — Make Your Outdoor Living Last

After surviving last winter, who isn’t contemplating how to get more summer out of the months ahead? According to Doug Woodside of Decks and Patio Covers in Kingston, it’s simple — create an outdoor living space. He says clients call him years after … read more

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National Poppy Day

National Poppy Day marks the 100th anniversary of ‘The Poppy Lady’

One hundred years ago, a selfless, young school teacher with a big heart and unwavering commitment to our nation’s veterans started a national movement that continues today — brightening the lives of those who served our nation. During its 100th anniversary this year, … read more

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Water and Drought Tracking

Free Webinar to Cover Weather Stations, Water and Drought Tracking

WSU Extension’s Regional Small Farms Program is hosting a free online webinar for farmers on the Olympic and Kitsap Peninsulas titled, “Weather Stations Webinar: A Tool for Farmers.” Gardeners and citizens interested in local weather patterns are also encouraged to register. The webinar … read more

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2019 Design & Construction Week

Showcasing the latest innovations in the residential design...

The 75th International Builders’ Show, along with the 55th Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, blanketed the Las Vegas Convention Center in February while a dusting of snow fell on the city at large. About 2,000 exhibitor booths were available in the 1 million … read more

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Tutors with Tails Reading Program

Tutors with Tails Reading Program Grows by Leaps and Bounds

If you walk down the halls of Evergreen or Harbor Heights Elementary schools on a particular day, you might find Rohan or Sasha stretched out on the floor of the school library, tails wagging, listening to a child read a book. No, people … read more

Rhododendrons

How to Identify Common Rhodie Problems

Rhododendrons are beginning to bloom their hearts out. They thrive in this region but are not without their share of hungry pests and sneaky diseases. A little understanding of common rhododendron problems is useful for maintaining healthy specimens. Trying to identify plant problems … read more

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WSU Wild Food Exploration and Cooking Demonstration

WSU Kitsap County Extension Hosts a Wild Food Exploration and Cooking Demonstration

Have you ever hit the trail instead of the grocery store for your dinner ingredients? With spring in bloom, edible flowers, roots, barks and mushrooms cover the forest floor. In April, WSU Kitsap County Extension, Olympic College and the Keta Legacy Foundation partnered … read more

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Gig Harbor Beer Fest

Enjoy 25 Craft Breweries and Live Music at Annual Gig Harbor Beer Fest

The unofficial summer kickoff in Gig Harbor starts with an annual fundraiser benefitting the Gig Harbor Kiwanis. The Eighth Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival on Saturday, May 18, brings 25 brewers to the Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion from noon to 5 p.m. — … read more

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