Home & Garden

Timeless Kitchen Design

Sixty-nine percent of homes for sale list the kitchen as a major selling point, compared with forty-nine percent for the bedroom and twenty one percent for the living room. The kitchen is a communal space, where guests and family members meet first thing in the morning for breakfast and late into the night with a […]

New Owner of Olympic Landscape

Olympic Landscape has been designing, building and servicing outdoor residential and commercial spaces in the South Sound for more than 40 years. As an expert landscape contractor, the company creates beautiful outdoor living spaces, unique gathering spaces and specially-themed gardens for homes and businesses. Now the new owner and CEO, Joe Areyano, plans to continue […]

Home Spotlight: 2018 HGTV Dream Home

For its 2018 Dream Home, HGTV selected a 3,500-square-foot waterfront home in Gig Harbor with breathtaking views of Henderson Bay. After an extensive remodel, the home is nothing short of stunning. Floorto-ceiling windows in the great room showcase the waterfront. Plenty of outdoor living space ensures the new owners will enjoy the beauty of the […]

Top Tips For Garden Shopping

Visiting garden centers and nurseries is one of the most popular spring/summer pastimes. Fortunately, our region is home to dozens of nurseries offering a wide variety of plants and other gardening items. But browsing a nursery can quickly become overwhelming or confusing. The following tips will help you get the most out of your next […]

8 Tips For Choosing A Kitchen Designer

Very few homeowners have the knowledge to design, build and install a new kitchen. That’s why many of us employ an expert kitchen designer. But how do you know if you are choosing the right kitchen designer to work with? It comes down to a bit of research and gut feelings. Design mistakes are costly, […]

Clear(ly) Connected Lake House Design

Imagine being one of the first to own property on Clear Lake outside of Graham, Washington. That was the story for one of the original homesteaders on the lake, and the extended family continues to have a deep love of the land and the lake. The homesteader’s grandson, a retired surgeon, sparkles and lights up […]

Olympic Landscape celebrates 40 years

After working for another landscaper who focused mainly on sprinkler systems, Neil Hedman wanted to widen the range of work he could do, offer quality craftsmanship and have a financially sound business. That led him to begin Olympic Landscape and Irrigation in 1977. Now with 30 employees, the company is celebrating 40 years of service […]

Scott homes: 30 years in the community

Scott Homes builds high-quality homes that we would be proud to live in,” declares Scott Bergford, company president. From a 10,000-square-foot mansion to a 1,100-square-foot bungalow, every project receives the same attention to de tail, he says. Building with the highest-quality products and thorough processes means the company can be confident and proud to stand […]

Watson’s keeps growing

From a 14-by-14-foot greenhouse to what is now multiple structures—with a business behind it—Watson’s Greenhouse and Nursery has used its several expanding opportunities to give customers more and more high-quality plants. Marketing Director Addison Gregory, who’s been with the company since he was 16, says he loves the people in the business. “We have built […]

Resort community: refined retirement lifestyle

Retirement has been redefined at Trilogy® at Tehaleh®, a 55+ resort style community in Bonney Lake. As an active lifestyle adult community built by Shea Homes, residents have the choice to engage in numerous on-site activities such as regular social events, cooking, fitness, or art classes, and fine dining. If you are more of an […]