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Seahorse by the Sea Shore

‘Gardens with a View Tour’ Showcases Eight Gardens — for a Good Cause

The self-guided “Gardens with a View Tour” returns to North Kitsap, giving the public a view of eight amazing gardens. Spend Saturday, July 22, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., admiring these special gardens with fantastic views. Two are high up on Foulweather … read more

Divide and Garden

His, Hers, and Theirs — Divide and Garden

“It’s very purple,” one visitor commented about Glee Palmer-Davis and Dennis Johnson’s Hansville A-frame cottage and garden. The color of the body of the house is an intense purple that leans toward violent red-violet. Called “Fabulous Grape,” the color suggests a grape candy … read more


Iris (white) and lupine (blue)
Gardening With Peg

Native Plants for West Sound Gardens

Native plants are the perfect complements for West Sound gardens. They are easy care, once established, and many of our “domesticated” or “cultivated” plants once had native roots. Also look for native plants that survive well in British Columbia, Oregon and perhaps Northern … read more

An English Country Cottage in Hansville
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An English Country Cottage in Hansville

Tires crunching a tidy, graveled driveway announce one’s arrival to Roy and Barbara Wilson’s Skunk Bay home. It lies just beyond the waterside hamlet of Hansville and is nestled on about 5 acres just above the bay. Apples lay at the feet of … read more

Hansville Home

Sounds of Silence

Function, beauty and self-sufficient design allow a longtime...

Stand on the deck and listen. It’s not exactly silent; there’s plenty to hear. There’s the chirp of birds and the rustle of the breeze in the trees. Crows bicker and an occasional heron squawks as it glides by. Underlying it all is … read more

Gretchen Lee's Garden of Graces

Gretchen Lee’s Garden of Graces

The garden of Gretchen Lee is filled with delights for the senses. It exudes peacefulness in many areas but also includes raucous, gleeful rampages of colorful plants in others. She has created garden rooms throughout the landscaping surrounding her home in Hansville. When … read more

Darrol and Judy Gover — Living and Loving Art Fully
Darrol and Judy Gover

Living and Loving Art Fully

Entering the home of Darrol and Judy Gover, one is struck immediately with the sense that this is where creativity lives, energy thrives, and not a moment of time is to be lost. Darrol, at 82, has a dozen projects going at once. … read more

Point No Point Lighthouse
Point No Point Lighthouse

The Sentinel of Yesteryear Still Beckons Visitors

Long before American ports became a major part of a burgeoning transportation industry — and before roads became as common as Northwest rain — Puget Sound was a bustling maritime throughway. The gateway to Puget Sound for all the ships too large to … read more

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