Monthly Archives: July 2014

Water fun on Whidbey

Whidbey Island, the longest island in the 48 contiguous states, enjoys 148 miles of coastline. This is more ocean frontage than Connecticut or Virginia. Or Romania, Lebanon, or Bermuda. With so much water so close at hand, Whidbey Islanders enjoy a variety of intimate relationships with their surrounding ocean. Especially now, when summer makes beach walking...
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Gardening on Whidbey

One of the colorful delights—and challenges—of life on Whidbey Island is the profusion of gardens, both public and private. If we islanders have a signature passion, it's gardening. Large-scale gardens open to the public include the famed Meerkerk Gardens, 10 acres of rhododendrons located off Hwy. 525 just south of Greenbank. There's also the...
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