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Filing Week is fast approaching, and with four positions up for re-election at Town of Coupeville, now is a great opportunity to get involved.
Community Events, April 2015
In a column a couple of months back, I wrote about some great plants for shade gardens. One of the plants I mentioned was sweet box, or Sarcococca, a very fragrant evergreen perennial that sometimes has a tendency to spread via runners.
This week, voters in the Coupeville School District will receive ballots asking them to approve a $5-million capital facilities levy. If approved, the levy will collect $5 million in property tax revenue over three years, starting in 2016.
If you’re looking for a low maintenance, low growing perennial that likes both full sun and shady gardens, Bergenia might do the trick.
Over the years, we Whidbey dwellers have developed our own language. Let’s call it Rockish. It usually consists of a phrase or two mingled into common America-speak, which itself is derived – some would say deteriorated – from the Queen’s English.