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

Illahee Preserve

Illahee Preserve — A Natural Forest in an Urban Setting

In the middle of Kitsap County between East Bremerton and Silverdale is located one of the most outstanding urban natural-park spaces in the United States. It is a 570-acre site known as the Illahee Preserve. Owned by Kitsap County, the Illahee Preserve is … read more

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Designing with Convenience Hardware

Convenience hardware can make your home more enjoyable...

When embarking on an update or remodel of the hard-working rooms of your home (kitchen, bathroom, laundry room or closet), it is wise to familiarize yourself with the many options available in convenience hardware. This will ensure you are creating spaces that maximize … read more

Bremerton City Nursery
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Bremerton City Nursery — A Destination for Urban, Organic Gardening

The Bremerton City Nursery has been part of Bremerton for more than six decades, thanks to two local families. Today, it brands itself as an urban city nursery, and it sells almost exclusively organic products. The Berger family founded the nursery in the … read more

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10 Doctor-Recommended Healthy Habits

Are you looking for tangible ways to improve your health? Not sure where to start? Consider the top recommendations from the American Medical Association (AMA). “From time to time, it’s important to consider your personal goals, and how you can make positive health … read more

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The Sugar Plum Mix of dahlias offers hues of honey gold, burnt orange and violet-mauve, providing a colorful, contemporary blend of dahlias late summer. (Photo courtesy Longfield Gardens)

From Garden to Bouquet — Growing Your Own Cut Flowers

Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table … read more

Hitchcock

Hands-on Approach Spells Success for Hitchcock Founder

Star chef Brendan McGill creates wonderful Northwest cuisine...

Owning and operating six restaurants can be complicated. Just ask Brendan McGill, founder of Hitchcock on Bainbridge Island and the fabulously popular Bruciato pizzeria across the street. On one recent morning, McGill sauntered into his Hitchcock Deli, adjacent to his farm-to-table eatery, and … read more

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5 Tips to Successfully Bring a New Pet into Your Home

Bringing home a puppy or kitten can lead to a lot of excitement. However, discussing issues that may arise and preparing in advance for a new pet’s arrival can help make for a smooth transition. Consider these tips from the pet experts at … read more

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Senior Healthy Living

Tips for Healthy Aging

Healthy aging can often be credited to one key factor: prevention. To help remain active in retirement, it is important to listen to the body’s signals and understand the needs required for a healthy body. Experts recommend always viewing your health through a … read more

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