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Monday October 15th, 2018

Pictured is Lee Haugen, who with his husband, Bob Findlay, are robust and long time supporters of Dunn Gardens. Lee is also an avid knitter, a hobby he started as a way to give up smoking. Happily Dunn is going to be the beneficiary of his past time. Here is Lee preparing an item for the auction to be held at the Fall Foliage Festival on Sunday, October 21. Come along and make your bid, an early start to holiday shopping. You will not be sorry. Festivities start at 1:00. Love to see you there. ... See MoreSee Less

Pictured is Lee Haugen, who with his husband, Bob Findlay, are robust and long time supporters of Dunn Gardens. Lee  is also an avid knitter, a hobby he started as a way to give up smoking. Happily Dunn is going to be the beneficiary of his past time. Here is Lee preparing an item for the auction to be held at the Fall Foliage Festival on Sunday, October 21. Come along and make your bid, an early start to holiday shopping. You will not be sorry. Festivities start at 1:00. Love to see you there.

Friday October 12th, 2018

This is a plant native to New Zealand called a kowhai - which means yellow in Maori. If you come to the talk on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 you will learn it is the unofficial national flower and how you can have one in your own garden. Lecture on New Zealand gardens by executive director, Beth Weir. All welcome. If you come at 6:30 you can take a cup of tea around the grounds before the talk starts. Love to see you there.www.dunngardens.org/events/2018-gardens-of-the-world-lecture-series-new-zealand ... See MoreSee Less

This is a plant native to New Zealand called a kowhai - which means yellow in Maori. If you come to the talk on Thursday, October 25 at 7:00 you will learn it is the unofficial national flower and how you can have one in your own garden. Lecture on New Zealand gardens by executive director, Beth Weir. All welcome. If you come at 6:30 you can take a cup of tea around the grounds before the talk starts. Love to see you there.
http://www.dunngardens.org/events/2018-gardens-of-the-world-lecture-series-new-zealand

Tuesday October 16th, 2018

How are you enjoying the beautiful fall weather this week? No matter your mode of transportation, wander the #sammamishvalley and stop by to explore the #21acresfarm and campus. #bikewander #bicyclelife ... See MoreSee Less

How are you enjoying the beautiful fall weather this week? No matter your mode of transportation, wander the #sammamishvalley and stop by to explore the #21acresfarm and campus. #bikewander #bicyclelife

Monday October 15th, 2018

OK, there are several of us on staff who do not like turnips! BUT, we might be convinced with this easy #recipe: Toss chunks of raw peeled turnip with salt, pepper and enough olive oil to make them slick. Add a TB or two of maple syrup and a generous sprinkling of fresh sage. (Or honey and fresh rosemary is a great alternative.) Roast uncovered in a hot oven where they will then caramelize beautifully. Give it a try and tell us what you think. (Pick up turnips and seasonal ingredients in the #21AcresMarket, Wed-Sat.) ... See MoreSee Less

OK, there are several of us on staff who do not like turnips! BUT, we might be convinced with this easy #recipe: Toss chunks of raw peeled turnip with salt, pepper and enough olive oil to make them slick. Add a TB or two of maple syrup and a generous sprinkling of fresh sage. (Or honey and fresh rosemary is a great alternative.) Roast uncovered in a hot oven where they will then caramelize beautifully. Give it a try and tell us what you think. (Pick up turnips and seasonal ingredients in the #21AcresMarket, Wed-Sat.)

Saturday October 13th, 2018

Frasier Fir Collection is in stock (not included is the Sachet, soap & diffuser kits)🌲🌲🌲 ... See MoreSee Less

Frasier Fir Collection is in stock (not included is the Sachet, soap & diffuser kits)🌲🌲🌲
Swansons Nursery added a new photo — at Swansons Nursery.
Swansons Nursery

Saturday October 13th, 2018

This may be the best chew toy ever 😉 ... See MoreSee Less

This may be the best chew toy ever ;)
Molbak's Garden + Home posted 2 photos.
Molbak's Garden + Home

Tuesday October 16th, 2018

Are you a fan of spooky-scary Halloween or sweet and smiley? #molbaks @ Molbak's Garden + Home ... See MoreSee Less

Are you a fan of spooky-scary Halloween or sweet and smiley?  #molbaks  @ Molbaks Garden + Home
Molbak's Garden + Home shared Woodinville Arts Alliance's post.
Molbak's Garden + Home

Tuesday October 16th, 2018

Congratulations to the 2018 Sip & Stroll Juried Art Show winners! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to the 2018 Sip & Stroll Juried Art Show winners!

Tuesday October 16th, 2018

Emily, our Bookkeeper, caught this glowing sunrise this morning overlooking the bluff. It's a beautiful day. 🌅...#pugetsound #octobersunrise #bluff #bloedelreserve #bloedellife #pnw #pnwonderland #bainbridgeisland #islandliving #visitbainbridge #seattle #shortferryride #kitsap #visitkitsap #october ... See MoreSee Less

Emily, our Bookkeeper, caught this glowing sunrise this morning overlooking the bluff. Its a beautiful day. 🌅
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#pugetsound #octobersunrise #bluff #bloedelreserve #bloedellife #pnw #pnwonderland #bainbridgeisland #islandliving #visitbainbridge #seattle #shortferryride #kitsap #visitkitsap #october

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