Schoen Garden in Vancouver

Robin and Janine Richardson, along with their arborist John Ellerton, are restoring Schoen’s garden with passion and dedication, nurturing rare plants like a 12-foot-tall Japanese maple and a mature umbrella pine back to health.

Do It Yourself: Sliding Barn Door

Sliding barn doors are a simple weekend project that can be customized to fit many different types of applications and home styles. We cover the basic guidelines.

Hood to Coast Washington

Hood to Coast Washington

Here, visitors can connect to nature, breathe ocean air and dine in a variety of great restaurants, all within a five-minute sprint on eco-friendly boardwalks and paths comprised of reclaimed crushed oyster shells.

Airstream Adventures: Mount St. Helens and Gifford Pinchot National Forest

On Mount St. Helens’ southeast side, Gifford Pinchot National Forest is one of the country’s oldest. It forms a deep green apron around Mount St. Helens, stretching more than 2,000 square miles, and the forest sopped up America’s most destructive volcanic eruption in recent times. This young volcano got a 1,300-foot trim when its peak became a crater. Still, you stand there in awe and look at it as a heavyweight who has just stepped from the ring, beat on but unbeaten.

Pickwick

Washington Musician: Pickwick

Writing and recording an album is hard enough without scrapping forty songs at some point along the way. But that’s exactly what Pickwick did while making its sophomore full-length, LoveJoys.