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Finding a silver lining in some plant bad habits | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Apr 16, 2015 at 10:08AM

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.

 

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School levy is an investment in community | Opinion

  • Apr 8, 2015 at 9:00PM

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.

Don’t let root weevils carve up your hard work | Sowin 'n' the trowel

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 5:23PM

If you’re looking for a low maintenance, low growing perennial that likes both full sun and shady gardens, Bergenia might do the trick.

Rock-Speak: Off, on, up and down the island | Rockin' a Hard Place

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 5:22PM

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.

Town should consider using bond dollars for green parking | Opinion

  • Apr 1, 2015 at 5:21PM

Parking always becomes a topic of conversation before, during and after any major event in Coupeville.

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