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SouthendSeattle: Latest post The Designer’s Sidewalk Garden
by Jackie

My routine jog winds along a predictable path through the neighborhood. Over the last few years, I’ve enjoyed witnessing the transformation of Anne’s front yard into an integrated garden of coordinated planting zones extending from the street curb all the way up to the house. Anne is a graphic designer and artist, and it shows in her plant selection, use of color, and overall vision.

It started at the base of the rockery along the sidewalk.

A few years ago Anne replaced the grass there with beautiful and drought-tolerant lavenders and sedges. She then tackled the front yard that slopes down from the house to the rockery. Out came junipers, a eucalyptus tree, and other plants that didn’t belong. And in their place a Japanese maple, heavenly bamboos, sages, hebes, Japanese spiraeas, euphorbias, sun roses, sedums, azaleas, and ornamental grasses including golden Japanese forest grass.

The final phase concerned the parking strip of lawn, which...

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Soup’s On!

02.06.14
by Glenda

I thought soup would be a good subject for a seasonal blog. When I have friends who live in warm areas visit, they request a fire and soup....


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NW Wine Academy a Southend Must-See

10.21.13
by Glenda

This time of the year I usually write about high school football and encourage you to support a local team. “My bad”, I have not wrote...


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South Breaks Fundraising Record for Outstanding Programs

02.08.14
by Maia

Amid a still struggling economy, the recent Gifts from the...


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Bike Works Competes in Fast Pitch Social Enterprise Quarterfinal Today

10.01.13
by Guest

By: Bryce Merrill

Bike Works, a Rainier Valley non-profit, will compete in the


 
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RB Biz & Community Revealed Through Blue Tour

10.23.13
by Guest

By Susan Davis, Rainier Valley Chamber of Commerce Director

We all make assumptions about our communities, based on...


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Essential Birth & Family Center: Bringing a Dream to Life

05.31.13
by Guest

Contributed by Jodilyn Owen

Fulfilling a lifetime dream, the Essential Birth & Family Center is up and running just south...


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Youth in Focus Classes Empower Teens – Sign Up by 2/28

02.20.14
by Guest

Submitted by Jacob Smithers

Like the majority of the youth that attend Youth in Focus classes, Hannah, a 15-year-old at Renton...


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Morning Sickness Cures for Any Time of Day

02.02.14
by Guest

Submitted by Alan Lloyd

As a health care provider in South Seattle, I see women who are pregnant coming in for nausea...


 
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Non-Profit Gym Membership Bounds in New Space

02.22.14
by Guest

Submitted By Emily Williamson

About a decade ago, Sili Kalepo noticed that fitness centers were sparse in South Seattle...


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Pregnancy and Musculoskeletal Conditions

11.11.13
by Guest

Submitted By Alan LLoyd

As a health care provider in Rainier Valley, I see women who are pregnant in the 3rd trimester,...


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Native That Announces Spring – and Lights Up the Forest Floor

03.24.14
by Jackie

I love this time of year. The slow shift to spring brings botanical wonders that can be slowly savored – the native...


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Modernizing a Seward Park Mid-Century Classic

02.25.14
by Guest

Submitted by Zachary Semke

Mid-century modern homes comprise a vital piece of Seward Park’s architectural character....


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South Park Green Space Vision Plan

01.16.14
by David

Please Share Your Thoughts on Needed Improvements to South Park’s Public Spaces!


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NW Tap Connection Changing Lives One Step at a Time

09.29.13
by Maia

Like so many things here in the Southend, Northwest Tap Connection is more than it appears. The...


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CC Farmers Market Opens May 7th

05.01.14
by News

The Columbia City Farmers Market 2014 season is opening on Wednesday, May 7th!

The Columbia City Farmers Market is every Wednesday,...


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Rainier Beach Town Hall Held Thurs 4/24

04.22.14
by News

A Town Hall meeting will be held Thursday, April 24th by Rainier Beach Moving Forward from 6PM – 8:30PM, April 24th, 2014, at South Shore...


 
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