Design, Gardening / 21.07.2011

Several times a year I put together portfolio books of our latest projects and maturing gardens that we've designed, built and some of which we maintain and I thought I would share the latest one online.  There are some special gardens including a veterans memorial,...

Uncategorized / 10.06.2011

This weekend, Everett WA is holding its annual Sorticulture Festival which is a FREE family event at the Legion Memorial Park located just north of town and looks out over the Puget Sound.   Today was my first time going to the show, and I was...

Gardening / 15.03.2011

While many of us complain about what seems to be endless rainfall in the Pacific Northwest –The rain actually plays a significant role in our lives and in the ecosystem we live in. The rain keeps our air clean, and keeps the diverse plants...

Chickens / 14.03.2011

It's chick season and people are grabbing these cute little fluffy birds and bringing them home! But do they have a plan if a chick ends up being a rooster? While I adore my rooster and find him valuable to our flock, many chicken owners are...

Bees / 04.03.2011

Pollen covered Bee This amazing photo courtesy of PDPhoto.org After a year of humming and hawing about getting bees I've finally decided to take the plunge!  Last spring I went through a WSU extension certification course on bee keeping and wasn't sure that I wanted to...