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A vivid blue garden wall provides attractive contrast to surrounding plants.

The intimate scale of a small backyard can become a real asset. By incorporating details that add layers of visual intrigue, you can create a uniquely intense, interactive garden experience that isn’t easily replicated in large backyards or broader landscapes.

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Arctic Fritillary (Boloria chariclea) alights and delights

Animals and plants occur where they do, and don’t where they don’t, because of particular characteristics of the landscape in concert with their own adaptations and ecological amplitude. Learn more about the butterflies unique to the biogeographic regions of the beautiful Pacific Northwest with help from Robert Michael Pyle and Caitlin C. LaBar, authors of Butterflies of the Pacific Northwest.

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Prince Edward Island wheat fields, spruces, and fir trees. “There is no spot on earth more lovely,” Montgomery wrote of the island, on December 11, 1890. Photos by Kerry Michaels.

Discover how Montgomery’s deep connection to the landscape of Prince Edward Island inspired her to write the beloved favorite, Anne of Green Gables.

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Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington. Enjoy this trek at Upper Trestle Creek Falls.

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A young adventurer takes on the Soapstone Lake Trail. Photo by the author.

Handcrafted for Northwest parents, educators, and caregivers that want to spark a love of nature, 50 Hikes with Kids highlights the most kid-friendly hikes in Oregon and Washington. Here, author Wendy Gorton offers the best tips and tricks to prepare for a safe and fun hike.

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Bees’ appearance varies hugely. Some are massively hairy like this male Habropoda excellens, the three-spotted digger bee, from Utah. Photo courtesy of Sam Droege’s USGS Bee Inventory and Monitoring Lab.

In her travels with farmers, gardeners, and scientists, Paige Embry examines the vital role these pollinators play. Along the way, she hunts for a bumble bee that may be extinct. Filled with Embry’s discoveries, both sobering and hopeful, Our Native Bees offers a rare exploration of these underappreciated natives so crucial to our survival.

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A colorful mix of hellebores. All included photos by Doreen Wynja.

To celebrate the return of gardening season and  A Tapestry Garden, enjoy this delightful love letter to Hellebores by Ernie and Marietta O’Byrne!
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From one of the most beloved garden writers, The Garden in Every Sense and Season  encourages us to look closer, breathe deeper, and listen harder. As winter melts into spring, this is the perfect time to remember the joys of the garden, and to savor that work we put into our outdoor spaces.

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