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

Anthurium

Greening The Indoors

Gardeners can still get their plant fix during the winter months. It’s a great time to explore the world of indoor houseplants. It’s also a time to purchase a few usually outdoor culinary plants to brighten up a sunny windowsill or kitchen counter. … read more

Blue fescue, purple salvia, yarrow, Russian sage and other low-growing plants mingle in the front garden. (Photo courtesy Colleen Miko)
The Clark Family Garden

Outdoor Living Manette Style

The buzz phrase in landscape design these days is outdoor living — creating garden “rooms” that effectively extend living space beyond the home. The Clarks have mastered this concept in the redesign of their yard, a project started a decade ago. This is … read more

Magical and Magnificent Woodland Garden

The Magical and Magnificent Woodland Garden of Bill and Arlene West

The husband and wife team of Bill and Arlene West has created a magical, wonderful piece of paradise in the Ridgetop area of Central Kitsap. Their mostly shady garden is luxuriously green, overflowing with every kind of tree, shrub and perennial imaginable. Mature … read more

Bremerton’s Fashion Face

Fashion entered the revitalization arena and stole the show. It was unexpected that an old Navy city, struggling to reestablish itself, would burst at the seams with display window mannequin and aqua color accents. Purpose Boutique changed the face of downtown Bremerton. Old … read more

Everything in Its Place

Out with the Old, In with Serenity — Everything in Its Place

Spring is the season of renewal and fresh beginnings so it makes sense that this would be a perfect time to tackle those parts of your home that are chaotic, so you can create some serenity for yourself in your surroundings. It can … read more

Remodeling for the Dream Kitchen

Remodeling for the Dream Kitchen

Jerry and Dolly Coss have lived in their Silverdale home since 1997, undertaking a few remodels to update various areas. And while they’ve already remodeled their kitchen once, last year they decided to gut it out and start over. “I like to entertain … read more

Clematis Kassia

When Short on Garden Space, Grow Up with Clematis

If you are short on garden space, clematis, the diva of the perennial vines, adds lively impact without taking up too much premium ground space. Be aware, when these divas open their petals in your garden, it is easy to succumb to their … read more

Beautiful Diningroom
Design in 2014

Individualized Style — Design Advice from the Experts

As we look forward to spring bringing new energy into our lives, we long for renewal in our homes, too. We turned to our design experts to find out what’s new and exciting for 2014. Trends in home design are similar to trends … read more

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