Master gardener’s corner — Ode to a shed

April 28, 2015

This spring’s weather is beautiful, one of the best we’ve had.

Either that or I’m just in a good mood right now. But it does remind me of past springs with nice memories of my childhood yard and in particular, our tool shed. It wasn’t a real shed; it was part of our big, old garage that was built for carriages in 1908. It had a hayloft upstairs and little paned windows for light, rather like an Andrew Wyeth painting.

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Home and garden show returns to Pickering Barn

May 6, 2013

The second annual Issaquah-Sammamish Home and Garden Show, held in conjunction with the weekly Issaquah Farmers Market, is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 at Pickering Barn.

Admission to the show is free. Attendees can visit with more than 20 local businesses and organizations specializing in home and garden products, and services.

Learn from local experts on how to remodel, decorate and finance your home, inside and out. Get insight into patios, outdoor rooms, painting services, shelving and cabinets, heating and cooling systems, landscapes and more.

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