Business

Dozens of restaurants, bars try to stay afloat during ban by offering take-out in Arlington, Marysville

Editor’s note: As a public service, the Marysville Globe and Arlington Times will be running a list of restaurants and bars open for takeout. These… Continue reading

  • Mar 20, 2020

 

Bees on a delphium. (Courtesy Photos)

Bee all you can be to help these very important insects survive

By Steve Smith Unless you have been living under a rock, you should be aware by now of the importance of bees (and insects in… Continue reading

  • Mar 19, 2020

 

Arin Losier serves a beer at the new Woody’s bar in Marysville. (Steve Powell/Staff Photo)

Fanny’s opens bar in Marysville, but Woody’s already closes due to virus shutdown by Inslee

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – It might have been the shortest grand opening of all time. Sunday night, a new bar called Woody’s opened… Continue reading

  • Mar 16, 2020

 

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                                Colorful carrots are fun to grow.

Veggies taste so much better when you grow your own

Last week I mentioned that it was time to plant your “cool season” vegetables. In the Northwest we have two distinct seasons to plant veggies.… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2020
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                                Colorful carrots are fun to grow.
Food bank volunteers still can connect with customers. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Marysville Food Bank more like a regular grocery store

By Steve Powell spowell@marysvilleglobe.com MARYSVILLE – In an effort to lessen the stigma of going to the Marysville Food Bank this week it changed to… Continue reading

  • Mar 12, 2020
Food bank volunteers still can connect with customers. (Steve Powell/Staff Photos)

Legislative briefly

Bill helps timber over carbon emissions

  • Mar 10, 2020

Find your safe place in your own garden

By Steve Smith Sometimes I feel like the world is spinning out of control. There is all the fear over the coronavirus, the political turmoil,… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2020
One of the buildings at the new Villas of Arlington. (Courtesy Photo)

New Arlington apartments offer sliding scale for affordability

SMOKEY POINT – The Villas at Arlington are opening. They offer 312 apartments with 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom options at 18506 Smokey Point Blvd. The… Continue reading

  • Mar 3, 2020
One of the buildings at the new Villas of Arlington. (Courtesy Photo)
Winter Passion wallflower.

Take a wallflower for a dance in your garden

By Steve Smith When I think of the word “wallflower” or “shrinking violet” I conjure up an image of a timid plant. It prefers to… Continue reading

  • Feb 28, 2020
Winter Passion wallflower.

Life’s a holiday on Primrose Lane

By Steve Smith There is no doubt that spring has sprung. This fact lies in the discovery this week of the first white blooms on… Continue reading

  • Feb 20, 2020

Be sure to be kissed by a rose by growing them correctly

By Steve Smith It’s that time of year when garden centers fill their benches with a new crop of bare root roses. Our crews have… Continue reading

  • Feb 13, 2020

Vote for your favorites in Marysville and Arlington

What are some of your favorite places in Marysville and Arlington? Through Feb. 29 you can vote in the “2020 Best of Marysville and Arlington”… Continue reading

  • Feb 10, 2020
Roses with roots show that your love will last longer than if they are cut. (Courtesy Photo)

Real Flower Power for Valentine’s Day is a gift with roots

By Steve Smith Traditionally speaking, Valentine’s Day is the “Christmas” season for florists, whereas Mother’s Day belongs to the garden centers. But if you want… Continue reading

  • Feb 7, 2020
Roses with roots show that your love will last longer than if they are cut. (Courtesy Photo)

Gardeners can have a berry good time growing them in the NW

By Steve Smith It should be no surprise that our Northwest climate is perfect for growing berries that will grow with little effort on our… Continue reading

  • Jan 30, 2020

Business briefly

Tribal purchase TULALIP – The Tulalip tribe recently acquired a seafood processing building in Blaine Harbor, and it reportedly plans to expand the enterprise, which… Continue reading

  • Jan 28, 2020

It’s time to get down and dirty in the garden again

By Steve Smith Let’s face it, compared to other regions of our country, we have it pretty good when it comes to winter. Occasional snow… Continue reading

  • Jan 23, 2020

PNW company buys Marysville Ford

MARYSVILLE – Kendall Automotive Group Inc. has acquired Marysville Ford and Marysville Auto Center, both located on the west side of Smokey Point Boulevard. Marysville… Continue reading

  • Jan 22, 2020
Bare-root fruit trees. (Courtesy Photos)

Now, yes now, is the time to start thinking about fruit trees

By Steve Smith Believe it or not, by the end of this month garden centers will be stocked with all the new and tried and… Continue reading

  • Jan 16, 2020
Bare-root fruit trees. (Courtesy Photos)

Tips on getting garden ready for arctic blast 

By Steve Smith It looks like the next couple of weeks are going to be wet and cold and some preparation on our parts can… Continue reading

  • Jan 10, 2020
Vertical gardens, such as these strawberries, make good use of little space. (Courtesy Photos)

Garden trends for 2020 similar to last 5 years

By Steve Smith I have spent countless hours researching “trends for 2020” but really they are just a continuation of what I have observed over… Continue reading

  • Jan 3, 2020
Vertical gardens, such as these strawberries, make good use of little space. (Courtesy Photos)