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Victory Garden 2.0 — Growing in A Container

James H. Burdett did not address container growing in “The Victory Garden Manual,” but times were different in 1943. Today, growing edibles in containers is probably one of the fastest emerging trends. Plus, with vegetable breeders working on more compact varieties, your choices … read more

A northern pygmy-owl contemplates its next move after being discovered by a flock of angry chickadees.

A Ferocious Predator Disguised as a Cute Little Owl

When people think of fierce, predatory birds, the species that come to mind are bald eagles, peregrine falcons and great horned owls. These birds are not picky and will take anything they can grab. When you see a small owl, the initial reaction … read more

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Garden Centers Are Open to Help You Grow Food at Home

Your local independent garden center is an essential community source providing you access to healthy, affordable food to grow at home. As an essential part of your community, garden centers are taking the required steps to serve you safely and protect their staff. … read more

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State 42 Wines

It’s a marvelous thing when a hobby born out of passion turns into reality. That’s what happened for Les and Gretchen Adams, who started making wine nearly a decade ago. They loved it so much that they wanted to learn all aspects of … read more

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Supporting Local Nonprofits through Kitsap Great Give

Nonprofit organizations helping people in need are struggling all around the country, as more people need help right now. Locally, you can help through the annual Kitsap Great Give, a 24-hour, online giving event organized by the Kitsap Community Foundation to grow philanthropy … read more

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Staying at Home — Emergency Substitutions in Your Kitchen

Here we are in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic and most of us have been asked to stay at home to fight the virus and help save lives. If you have stocked your pantry with basic necessities, chances are pretty good you … read more

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The Three Shining Jewels of Myanmar (Burma)

Myanmar. A country with over 3,500 years of history, much of it war-torn and bloody, sits cradled in the elbow between India, China, Thailand and the Andaman Sea. Closed to the outside world for much of the past century following a century of … read more

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How to Keep Your Energy Use Healthy Too While Staying at Home

As the world works to halt the spread of the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, states and cities are urging us to stay home whenever possible to avoid transmission of the disease. That’s leading to many changes in our lives, including how … read more

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Historic Homestead Becomes Home to Gardens

Imagine being a young woman in Germany in the 1890s and coming alone over the Atlantic Ocean, and across the entire continental United States, to a remote peninsula in the Pacific Northwest. That is what young Dora Gummert did when she came to … read more

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