I think it is fair to say that for a lot of us, our vision of a shady garden area is one that is mostly green with a few varieties of plants such as rhodies, a couple of ferns, and a hosta or two. The thought of a diverse mix of plants with colorful foliage, contrasting textures and even some flowers is a reach. Well, I am here to tell you that nothing could be farther from the truth.
From time to time, I plan on writing about our new home project. We’re building a new home just down the street from our current home. Building a home involves so many specific items one can easily see why you need a “builder” (a super project manager) to keep track of everything.
It takes more than lovely gardens, willing homeowners, crafty artisans, generous sponsors, gracious news sources (like the News of Mill Creek) and an enthusiastic local Garden Club to present a successful Tour—it takes YOU to buy the tickets and show up on Tour Day.
The Snohomish County Historic Preservation Commission will host “Centennial Trail History Day” on Saturday, July 21st, from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm on the trail. There will be activities for kids, hands-on interactive exhibits, and a chance to touch historic artifacts at six different sites.
We’re in the process of building a new home. It’s located on a now empty lot down on the water in Edmonds. At least we thought it was empty, but it turns out we have colonies of Mountain Beaver living underground on this parcel.
The Mill Creek Police Department and Snohomish County Fire District 7 will raise money for Kiwanis International’s Camp Casey by going head-to-head in an action packed soccer face off at Arena Sports on Thursday evening, July 19th.
The Northshore Senior Center will be hosting the 3rd annual Capes for Courage 5K on August 4, 2018. Runners and walkers of all abilities are invited to participate. Formerly called the Wranglers 5K Run/Walk, this event benefits the Wrangler Inclusion Program.
We just celebrated our Day of Independence. July 4, 1776, was when our ancestors declared independence from Great Britain. I got to thinking about how little our younger generation really knows about the significance of these holidays. Let’s take a look at a few.