How to Grow an Indoor Herb Garden

You can savor the flavors of fresh herbs all year around by creating an herb garden on a windowsill. Understanding where the plant grows well outdoors will give you great clues as to whether or not you can replicate those growing conditions indoors. “When you bring a...

Native Plants Bring Birds and Bees to Your Yard

If you’re looking to add some low-maintenance plants, shrubs and trees to your garden, why not go native? Native plants are those that have evolved under local growing conditions. Western Washington is a haven for everything from salal and huckleberry to vine maple and madrone. Native plants...

How to Keep Rabbits and Deer Out of Your Garden

The wildlife you spot around your neighborhood may be a charming sight, but if rabbits and deer are gobbling up your flowers and vegetables, it’s time to find a deterrent. Rabbits are a common challenge for gardeners. “The loss of coyotes has caused a problem, and that’s...