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Gardening

Daffodil Parade heads to Tacoma April 8, 2017

Head 33 miles south of Seattle to the free Daffodil Parade on April 8, which includes daffodil-covered floats, marching bands, clowns, and pirates. All this wonderful, yellow fun travels through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner, and Orting as the highlight of the Daffodil Festival. The theme for this year’s parade is “Daffodil Paradise.” This “daffy” parade, traveling through the […]

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Celebrate spring at Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest

Drive 45-minutes south of Portland to enjoy the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest , a celebration of all things that make spring in the Northwest. Running from daily 9 am to 6 pm, March 24-April 30, plan to pack a picnic, bring the kids and dogs (dogs on leashes) and stroll through 40 acres of tulips. Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm […]

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Featured Gardening

Savvy Gardener Class Helps Pick Right Plant

Rev up for summer. On Wednesday, April 6th, 6:30-8pm attend “Right Plant, Right Place” with Emily Bishton, landscape designer and environmental educator. The class will be held at Northshore Utility District – Northshore Conference Room, 6830 NE 185th St. in Kenmore, WA 98028. Step-by-step with hands-on demos, Emily will share tips for choosing plants that […]

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Gardening

Sauvie Island Farms Welcomes Visitors this Fall

Sauvie Island, originally Wapato Island, is approximately 10 miles north of Portland, Oregon. It is the largest island in the Columbia River and one of the largest islands in the U.S. Located at the junction of the Columbia River to the east, Willamette River to the south and Multnomah Channel to the west, the island’s […]

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After Harvest Garden Clean-Up Tips

We want to thank Zazel Loven for these tips from an article from The Organic Gardener. She tells us how to prepare your garden for winter.  She says wildlife will find food and shelter, weeds will be easier to control, and plant diseases as well as pests will no longer drive you crazy. Follow Organic Gardening‘s […]