Although we’ve seen plenty of rain and wind the past couple of weeks, it’s a good time to think about any changes you’d like to make to your garden before the nice weather returns in Spring and Summer. A big change that many people are starting to make is getting rid of lawn area, as… Read more >
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There are many plants that you probably pass by every day that you could actually eat. And, the majority of them are weeds. So, if you find these weeds in your yard and they just make you so mad, just eat them instead! They can add unique flavors to dishes and even add in some… Read more >
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If you’re into fall color, now is the time to get outside before it all goes away and the constant rains return. And if you’re looking for a good day drive, highway 2 to Leavenworth is full of fall color this time of year! The pacific northwest has such a great selection of fall color… Read more >
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A season of growth. Just as Spring brings new beginnings, late summer is time to reap the harvest of our hard work. The last time I updated you on our recent move to our 5-acre mini farm in Snohomish was in June. Where does the time go? And where did the rain go? This summer… Read more >
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Whether you want to reduce the amount of lawn you currently have or you just don’t like lawn altogether, there are plenty of lawn alternatives available to use that can also help you save on watering and cut down on maintenance. Groundcovers: Quick spreading groundcovers are a great option if you’re looking for really low… Read more >
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