Snow storm may have done some damage in garden

By Steve Smith Surviving our Northwest winters has always been a bit of a guessing game when it comes to our gardens. For years I… Continue reading

  • Feb 15, 2019

Marysville’s star developer search

MARYSVILLE – The city is on the lookout for developers who could build housing and retail sites on the Ebey Waterfront. “We need to get… Continue reading

Snow actually benefits the garden in some ways

By Steve Smith If you are like me, you went to bed last Sunday night with a light dusting of snow on the ground and… Continue reading

  • Feb 9, 2019

Hellebores – winter jewels of the garden

By Steve Smith When it comes to perennials, the Perennial Plant Association is the place to go when you want to know what is happening… Continue reading

  • Feb 2, 2019

Key to the city is business is booming in Marysville

MARYSVILLE – When talking to a chamber of commerce, of course you want to emphasize business. That’s what Mayor Jon Nehring did Friday in his… Continue reading

Learn how to talk ‘garden center speak’

By Steve Smith Nursery professionals tend to use words that can sometimes be confusing. Here is some insight into this jargon so that on your… Continue reading

  • Jan 24, 2019

Put down your cell phone and go garden

By Steve Smith OK, I confess that one of the first things I do in the morning is to turn on my phone/computer and check… Continue reading

  • Jan 19, 2019

It may not look like it, but there’s lots going on in the garden in January

By Steve Smith A lot happens behind the scenes in a garden center in January. Most of it isn’t glamorous and frankly is just plain… Continue reading

  • Jan 15, 2019

It may feel like dead of winter, but garden is wide awake

By Steve Smith I have been rather neglectful lately. What with the rain and holiday activities, I haven’t taken much time to walk around my… Continue reading

  • Jan 5, 2019

Here’s hoping you love gardening as much as I do

By Steve Smith As we wind down the final days of the 2018 gardening season I find myself struggling to find something to say that… Continue reading

  • Dec 21, 2018

Here are a couple of ideas for Christmas gifts

By Steve Smith Let’s take a break this week from the endless garden chores I am constantly throwing out at you and look at a… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2018

Many more gift ideas for you late shoppers

By Steve Smith I kind of short-changed you all last week with only two suggestions (although they were fabulous ideas in my humble opinion). Here… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2018

Wreaths are fun to put together this time of year

By Steve Smith I think it is fair to say that most of us are not going to be spending a whole lot of time… Continue reading

  • Dec 13, 2018

Sunnyside Nursery needs the right buyer to keep it going

Longtime owner Smith says it would be a shame for it to become housing

Gardeners give thanks for the weather and more

By Steve Smith I like to take a minute this time of year to reflect back on the season and recall some of the things… Continue reading

  • Nov 22, 2018

Chamber in need of volunteers

MARYSVILLE – Are you bored in retirement and want something to do? Are the kids going to school now and you want to help somewhere?… Continue reading

Globe-Times hires new sales reps

Angela Neal and Steve Campbell have been hired to sell advertising for The Marysville Globe and The Arlington Times. Neal, who will sell in Marysville,… Continue reading

  • Nov 16, 2018

November a good month to tidy up your yard

By Steve Smith There is rarely a time in the garden when something doesn’t need pruning, and November is certainly no different. What is different… Continue reading

  • Nov 5, 2018

Best at food drive for Marysville

MARYSVILLE – For the past decade, Windermere in Marysville has placed first or second in a competition with other real estate offices in the amount… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018

$14 million memory care facility coming to Marysville

MARYSVILLE – Cascadia Senior Living of Yakima plans to build a $14 million facility at 110th and State Avenue in Marysville. The community will cater… Continue reading

  • Oct 25, 2018