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

Faith in Action

Unsung Hero — Patti Kleist

Executive Director, Faith in Action Senior Services

Faith in Action Senior Services, based in Belfair, was founded in 2001 with the mission of supporting independent living for seniors and disabled individuals. The nonprofit provides a variety of free, volunteer-based activities such as escorted transportation, respite care, housework, yard work and … read more

Repurposing Containers

Repurposing — A Recipe for Charming Containers Full of Plants

All it takes to repurpose something into a plant container is a little imagination, good drainage, a bit of soil and wonderful plants. Season with a dash of charm, a pinch of humor or an element of surprise — it’s a recipe for … read more

Sundquist Nursery — Perennial beds in summer glory

Sundquist Nursery

Plants with Personality for Perfect Performance

Nils Sundquist of Sundquist Nursery is a consummate nurseryman. Growing plants has been his life’s work and passion since the age of 19. In fact, he could be called an aficionado of plants and all things related to horticulture. The nursery is located … read more

Get the Dirt

Get The Dirt — On Home Gardening

Plant Sales • Garden Tours • Food Gardens...

Plant Sales and Garden Tours Hopefully you’ve been getting in shape and building up stamina during the last few months, because May and June in the gardening world are packed with opportunities, activities and lots of time out in the garden. Be sure … read more

Gig Harbor Garden Tour

Gardens Promote Literacy at 18th Annual Gig Harbor Garden Tour

"What is a garden for, if not to...

It’s an appropriate saying for this year’s Gig Harbor Garden Tour from an 86-year-old gardener who has opened her magnificent garden to thousands of viewers over the last 15 years. For the last 17 years, the Gig Harbor Garden Tour has dedicated its … read more

Bainbridge in Bloom 2015

Bainbridge in Bloom

On Friday and Saturday, July 10 and 11, Arts & Humanities Bainbridge will once again welcome the public into exquisite private landscapes at Bainbridge in Bloom. Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with live music throughout the tour, the six stunning gardens … read more

Mural at the Port Orchard Library
Art in Public Places

Mural at the Port Orchard Library

The mural on the Port Orchard Library wall is strategically placed at the town’s transit hub. In 1990, Port Orchard’s centennial, Seattle muralist Eric Grohe was commissioned to paint a scene depicting the town’s history. At one end, a seafaring man stands at … read more

Olympic Music Festival

Olympic Music Festival — Concerts in the Barn

Located on a 55-acre farm on the Olympic Peninsula in a restored vintage dairy barn, the setting is enchanting and the concerts feature world-class classical music performances all summer long. The grounds and barn are beautiful, and the barn has a rich history. … read more

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