If you’re pining for serenity, a free walk with the Friends of North Creek Forest group could bring natural relief.
Buckwheat makes a particularly handy cover crop, because it grows quickly and performs well in hot weather.
This heat-loving herb hates our winters, but in spring, you can grow and harvest your own, pretty easily, from transplants.
Azaleas, and other rhododendrons, aren’t easy to find in the wild here, but they are easily appreciated in local parks, botanical gardens and neighborhoods.
The perennial question: What if we could produce food without the ecological issues of annual crops?
The Land Institute might have a couple potential answers on the horizon: marketable perennial varieties of staple food crops, and a viable grain called Kernza.
Many species can be kept under 30 feet with regular pruning, offering just enough structure, shade and shape.
The abundant alders and maples at Discovery Park speak to an ecological succession worth discovering VIEW
You can really see the forest through the trees at Seattle’s largest park, a prime site for natural history and plant-watching.
From apples to mulberries, dozens of varieties do well in Western Washington (especially with a good start).
Our native evergreen huckleberry brings dynamic color and oodles of fruit to your edible shade garden
You’ll marvel at the beauty, and the comically heavy fruit set, of these striking shrubs.
We need these beneficial buzzers, and they really need our help.