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Free Household Chemical Collection Event September 14

Trying to go chemical-free and/or get rid of old containers lying around with stuff you can’t throw in the garbage? Here’s your chance to safely and easily dispose of chemicals you have stored around the house and yard. The City, Rotary Club, and Kitsap County Public Works are hosting a chemical collection day Saturday September 14 from…

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Bainbridge Island Home and Garden Show Photo Gallery

If you missed Saturday’s 9th annual Bainbridge Island Home and Garden Show at Woodward, you can read about it here. Then catch what you missed by checking out our photo gallery. Please note that the photo gallery takes a moment to load.   Photos by Sarah Lane.

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Bainbridge Island Home and Garden Show March 31

At the 2012 Bainbridge Island Home and Garden Show, a bevy of speakers and more than 60 exhibitors are going to try to get your attention. You can expect just about anything that has a connection to enhancing the place you call home. Home and landscaping improvement, interior design. alternative energy and energy conservation, and…

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Small Gas Engines for Dummies: The Agony and Ecstasy

by Carina Langstraat, Landscape Designer [A Note From the Editors: Please use extreme caution when operating power tools, and do not use this albeit excellent article as a substitute for in-person professional instruction.] Living the Good Life, by Scott and Helen Nearing, is one of my favorite books. It’s about the Nearing’s homesteading life in Vermont…

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Tips for Preventing Drain and Gutter Clutter

It’s that time again: The rainy season is back, after such a short hiatus! If you’ve forgotten to put it on your To Do List, add—brace yourself—”Clean gutters.” As the leaves come down, gutters clog up fast, leaving rain nowhere to go but to roll off and seep in ways that lead to wet foundations,…

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