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Silk-screened wallpaper melds design traditions

A certain wunderkammer — or “cabinet of curiosities” — aesthetic defines the hand-printed wallpaper, fabric and tile of Grow House Grow. The Brooklyn-based design studio, helmed by Katie Deedy, specializes in “narrative-inspired pattern work” that’s playful, referential and unexpected. In any given piece, there’s more than meets the eye.

In the Garden | By golly, it’s Tomato Gala time again!

Mark your calendar for 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 15 for the fifth annual Tomato Gala. The tomato-tasting spree takes place at the WSU/Chelan-Douglas Master Gardener’s Community Education Garden at the northwest corner of Springwater and Western avenues in Wenatchee.

In the Garden | Tips for gardening underneath shady trees

So you have some shade and don’t know what to underneath it. You’re probably glad to have it with the recent heat wave we’ve been having, but feel unsatisfied with the lack of landscaping below the tree. Well there are some clever ways you can beautify the area.

Sell-by’ doesn’t mean ‘toss-by’

How often has this happened to you? You’re digging through the refrigerator looking for something to eat when suddenly you notice the “sell-by” date on the package. It’s several days past, so you toss the food out.

In the Garden | Give plants a leg up this summer

Summertime and the livin’ isn’t so easy for plants. They’re out there languishing in punishing heat often mixed with wind. Trees showing scorched leaf edges, lawns looking pretty peaked — all are common this time of year.

Insects, Bugs and Spiders… Oh, My!

Honeybees, bugs, spiders — learn all sorts of interesting and helpful facts and ideas about many of these beneficial and interesting little creatures at this Saturday’s Third Saturday in the Garden event. It’s aptly named “Insects, Bugs and Spiders ... Oh, My!”

Stock up on inexpensive whites, pinks for summer

As temperatures creep toward — even into — triple digits, we think more and more about refreshing wines to enjoy in the Great Northwest. And with summer’s arrival, so too shall we load up with bright white and crisp rosé wines.

New study: Adults need to sleep 7 hours a day

SEATTLE — Seven hours of shut-eye: That’s the minimum amount of sleep that adults need each night for best health, according to new recommendations from a panel led by a University of Washington sleep expert.

Dog-friendly gardening

Jordan Petchenik is a dog person. He has owned four of them since moving into a 1920s bungalow in Madison, Wis., some 20 years ago.

In the Garden | How to have family fun in the garden

Build an insect hotel! Why do insects need hotels, I ask. Guess we’ll learn all about it as well as having the opportunity to build one at the “Insects, Bugs and Spiders...Oh my!” family fun event a week from Saturday.

Stock up on summer reds

As temperatures begin to rise and we spend more time living outdoors in the Great Northwest, now is the time to begin stocking up on inexpensive red wines.

Most Americans still don’t use sunscreen

Despite years of public health messages, barely one third of Americans use sunscreen regularly, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).