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Coral bells — Heuchera 'Wildberry' (Photo courtesy Walters Gardens, Inc)

Exciting New Plants for 2019

Daylight is burning more hours and highlighting the new plant catalogs scattered across your desk. It is gray outside, with many months left to fill with drizzling precipitation, cold wind and storms. You cannot wait to get outside and grab a handful of … read more

Bloedel Reserve Moss Gardens

Bloedel Reserve Moss Gardens

Moss thrives in our wet, rainy region. Given enough time and clear space, such as a roof, a green carpet will slowly form. So prolific is moss that entire companies exist to control it and in the drizzly Pacific Northwest, those companies tend … read more

Makings of the ArtHouse

The Makings of the ArtHouse

“Hoarding without guilt” could have been the heading, or “what to do with stuff.” Then add that subject to “an old house in Bremerton” and you’ve got a story —”stuff” and all. Downsizing at its deepest when situations and complications create a drama … read more

Santorini at sunset
Travel Bug

The Greek Island You Never Knew You Needed to Visit — Antiparos

We always hear about the well-known and touristy Greek islands such as Crete, Corfu, Santorini, Mykonos and Rhodes. All of these islands have an abundance of beauty but also an abundance of tourists. Some, an overabundance. And then there is Antiparos. Where, you … read more

Seabeck Landing General Store

Historic Waterfront Mercantiles — The Heart of Their Communities

It’s the kind of business where the same regulars hold court each morning over coffee — a place where you can drop by to pick up a carton of milk and check out the community bulletin board, and find a water bowl pit … read more

Creative Kitchens
Design|Build 2019A

Creative Kitchens

The kitchen is a cornerstone in any home. It’s where we cook dinner and where we gather with friends and family. Everyone wants a beautiful kitchen, but remember, this is a functional space as well. Choose finishes and materials that will stay on … read more

Master Potter Dan Barnett — Blending Beauty and Durability through Clay Art

Entering a clay artist’s workspace can be an experience in sensory overload, with so much to see, absorb and understand. There are bags and buckets of clay, buckets and pots of glaze, bowls of slip and stains, work tables, large pieces of mechanical … read more

Cosmo's Ristorante and Delicatessen

Cosmo’s — Delicious, Family-Style Italian Food

The stand-alone, Italianate-style building, painted in the soft-yellow and orange tones of the Umbrian countryside, beckons passersby to explore Cosmo’s Ristorante and Delicatessen. Cosmo’s has been serving high-quality, home-cooked Italian food at this Port Orchard spot since it was built in 2005. The … read more

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