Valerie Easton has decided it’s time to cultivate what really matters.
Valerie Easton is a former horticultural librarian who writes about gardens and houses and the people who make them ... when she isn't busy adding yet more plants to her garden on Whidbey Island. In two decades of writing her weekly garden column for Pacific NW magazine, she has never met a gardener who wasn’t eager to talk about weather.
This Mount Baker garden isn’t polished or perfect — but it’s clean-lined and simple | PNW Magazine VIEW
Vanessa and Peter Greaves’ green, white and gray garden reveals simple lines, hard work and an eye for wabi-sabi charm.
A major renovation infuses touches of softness and, yes, a special space for glass art.
North Beach resident Connie Rodriguez’s narrow back garden turns into a simply sophisticated outdoor space.
Even more than plants, simple lines and forms make for inviting, satisfying spaces.
A Skagit Valley florist (and Instagram superstar) shares her flower-growing and -arranging tips | The Natural Gardener
Erin Benzakein's new book ‘Floret Farm’s Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest & Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms’ offers detailed instruction and colorful inspiration.
Best of the Northwest: After much debate, here are some of the 43 newest Great Plant Picks | The Natural Gardener VIEW
The Miller Garden adds to its list of nearly 1,000 plants that perform magnificently in our climate.
Yes; you can grow beautiful roses in the Northwest. Nita-Jo Rountree tells you how. | The Natural Gardener
Her new book, “Growing Roses in the Pacific Northwest,” offers tips for those of us who aren’t experts.
Our sense of color is fickle, and that’s especially true in our gardens, which are always changing.
Clippings: Historic Dunn Gardens hires a Seattle native to replace longtime curators | The Natural Gardener VIEW
Quill Teal-Sullivan, who grew up on Capitol Hill, will take over from influential designers Glenn Withey and Charles Price, who are stepping down after 20...