Where does your water go?

February 9, 2017

The warming weather has turned our frozen gardens into spongy goo again and has us thinking about drainage. The rain and melting snow can cause you to question: where should all of that water be going? Other than the giant puddle you formerly called your garden. Proper drainage is always important but in the winter… Read more >

When life gives you rain…plant a garden

September 25, 2011

I spent part of the day yesterday at a planting event for 7 rain gardens that were being installed along Oakes and Lombard Avenues (where over 90 homes flooded in 2010) in Everett, WA. The pilot program was sponsored by the City of Everett in partnership with the WSU extension office, The Snohomish County Conservation… Read more >