Marianne Binetti

Marianne Binetti

Hellebores perfect in many ways in winter

Winter is here and so are the blooms on hellebore plants. Hellebores are the perfect perennial for Western Washington gardeners because not only are they slug-, drought- and deer-resistant, but they love our rain and bloom in the shade of evergreen trees.

Marianne Binetti

Marianne Binetti: Beautiful blooms without watering

Some perennials and annual plants will be looking great this week, and those are the ones that are drought and heat resistant. Perennials are plants that come back each year without the need for replanting. If you pick from one of the plants below, you will find them less thirsty and with more interesting flowers and foliage.

Marianne Binetti

7 tips for improving your own rose garden

June is the month of roses. The rose is still America’s favorite flower, even though the formal rose garden featuring demanding hybrid tea roses with long stems has been replaced by more disease-resistant landscape roses with a more shrubby growth.

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Holiday fashion fail lands pooch on wrong side of the law

Bellevue police officers responded to a report of a loose dog at Robinswood Park last week. They found a small, angry dog wearing a sweater with baseballs on it and blue pants. Unfortunately, the dog's pants fell down and caused him to fall. He has been transported to the King County Animal Shelter.
Bellevue Police Department
Holiday fashion fail lands pooch on wrong side of the law 1:04

Holiday fashion fail lands pooch on wrong side of the law

2016 City of Lacey holiday parade & annual tree lighting ceremony.mp4 4:46

2016 City of Lacey holiday parade & annual tree lighting ceremony.mp4

Lacey celebrates 50 years as a city 4:37

Lacey celebrates 50 years as a city

Highlights: Capital rallies late to top Centralia, 61-55 2:46

Highlights: Capital rallies late to top Centralia, 61-55