Garden Variety

How Your Yard Can Protect Puget Sound

Rain gardens can help curb a major source of pollution in the Salish Sea.

12/13/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy

Petal Pushers

The Best Flower Destinations in the Northwest

Tulips, rhodies, and wildflowers ahoy: All the best blooms and where to see them.

04/23/2021 By Allison Williams


15 Seattle Plant Shops We Love

Decor that grows with you.

02/17/2021 By Seattle Met Staff

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do June 21–23

Wu-Tang makes a comeback, creatives celebrate the life of Allen Ginsberg, and garden experts lead a tour.

06/21/2019 By Sam Jones

Back To Nature

Niche Outside, Capitol Hill's Chic New Garden Store

The owners of Fleurish breathe new life into outdoor living.

09/02/2015 By Aoife Reilly


Dave Hunter Is the King Bee

The Woodinville company Crown Bees is on a mission to save the world, one bee at a time.

02/09/2015 By Angela Cabotaje


PubliCalendar: Pruning Angels

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/30/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Little City Hall

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/29/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Last Day to Register to Vote

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/28/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Big Data, Bad Flora

Today's picks for civic nerds.

07/16/2014 By Ezra Parter


PubliCalendar: Boats from the Past, Bikes for the Future

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/08/2014 By Ezra Parter


3 Backyard Hideaways

Stylish garden sheds give new meaning to living well outdoors.

06/02/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Garden City

The Botany of Urban Desire

Sarah Bergmann's Pollinator Pathway combines art, ecology, and urban planning. Just don't call it a bee thing.

05/01/2014 By James Ross Gardner

Garden City

Expert Tips for Seattle Gardeners

21 local plant and landscape experts share their green-thumb and design secrets.

05/01/2014 By Angela Cabotaje

Editor's Note

Growing Pains and Pleasures

When traffic jams and density get to be all too much, stop and smell the roses.

05/01/2014 By Katherine Koberg


Life in the P-Patch

The P-Patch program is the kind of tiny miracle that just might restore your faith in government.

04/29/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

Garden City

My Life in the P-Patch

How to get started in a community garden.

04/28/2014 By Erica C. Barnett


Slide Show: 10 Essential Garden Tools

Our favorite green-thumb gear


Garden City

10 Secret Seattle Gardens

Seattle's 10 most stunning gardens...that you probably don't even know about!

04/18/2014 By Ezra Parter

Back Fence

Hive Minded

What backyard beekeeping really does for people.

04/01/2014 By Kathryn Robinson