Outdoor Living

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September 9, 2014 7:33 PM
A 1924 Edmonds-area estate gets a landscape update worthy of its timeless prospect
August 8, 2014 10:47 AM
City People's (Madison Park, 2939 E Madison St.; 206.324.0737) really wants to help your garden grow. To win a $1,000 gift card from...
July 23, 2014 8:21 PM
Whether to your dismay or delight, the Blue Angels are back this year for Seafair weekend, Seattle's annual summer spectacle from August 1...
July 8, 2014 10:07 PM
In our July 2014 issue, we visited a stunning Kirkland backyard that had been transformed into a natural wonderland using plant species...
July 8, 2014 8:31 PM
If it were on a postcard, you might mistake this new Seward Park house for an old Italian estate overlooking warm Mediterranean waters. And...
July 8, 2014 6:50 PM
Landscape designer Paul Broadhurst approaches the outdoors with the poetic eye of an artist and the exacting zeal of a botanist.One of the...
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May 21, 2014 6:17 PM
The Northwest climate is heaven for ferns, where their fronded glory unfurls in countless dappled rockeries and shady groves. And as the...
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April 17, 2014 7:44 PM
“Have you seen Grey Gardens?” It’s the first thing Seattle magazine arts and culture editor Brangien Davis says when describing the grounds...
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March 19, 2014 6:08 PM
It's my firm belief that all humans love receiving flowers. Man, woman, child, curmudgeonly miser--it doesn't matter. So if you find...
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February 18, 2014 1:16 AM
Pulling up to Sam and Katie Barloons’ woodsy Broadview abode, it’s hard to ignore the presence of “The Brain.” The looming concrete-and-...
January 30, 2014 6:48 PM
From February 5 to 9, explore a gazillion yard ideas—and gorge on the promise of spring—at the Northwest Garden and Flower Show at the...
January 17, 2014 6:30 PM
As an author who writes books about science and nature, West Seattleite Lyanda Haupt relies on sharp binoculars, a clean hand lens and a...
January 11, 2014 1:21 AM
Most people wouldn’t call Seattle a prime location for growing plants native to South America. But try telling that to the leafy tamarillo...
February 19, 2013 7:07 PM
Spring is nearly here. And just before the bulbs begin to pop from their flowerbeds outside, why not jump-start the season by inviting...
March 31, 2011 1:33 AM
If you’re lacking a few Boy Scout badges, pave the path for your next hike with chic tools fit for a hilltop lunch break. Celebrate the...