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It’s Lavender Season!

It’s Lavender Season!

Lavender fields are beginning to show their glory with fields of that heavenly aroma in the loveliest shades of purple. Find a field near you and buy a bundle to take home with you to enjoy or shop online for some of their fabulous organic products many growers create. Due to the Covid19 crisis, most […]

Powellswood Garden

Powellswood Garden

Gardeners of the Northwest are spoiled. With so many plants thriving here in our mild climate, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to designing our gardens. In the western parts of the states, a combination of mild winters that rarely get below 15 degrees F and summers that rarely get above 100 degrees […]

7 Historic Places to Visit in Downtown Salem, Oregon

7 Historic Places to Visit in Downtown Salem, Oregon

The beautiful downtown historic district of Salem offers a chance to see much of Oregon’s history in one walkable district.   Oregon’s history may not date back centuries as the towns in old Europe, but the more “recent” history of the State of Oregon offers a more cohesive feel – as most buildings grew rapidly […]

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Where To Find The Best Coffee in the Northwest

The Northwest is famous for its coffee, and these spots around the region offer the best of the best for your must-experience list.

In Need of a Vacation But Short on Time? Take One of These Northwest Daycations Instead

All you need is one day off from your regular routine, and you can be enjoying one of these amazing daycations in the Northwest.

Most Spectacular National and State Parks in the Northwest

The Northwest is known for the outdoors, and nowhere does it shine more than in the best Northwest national & state parks, considered to be some of the best in the country.

Most Magnificent Waterfalls in the Northwest

If you enjoy chasing waterfalls, it would be hard to find a place better than the Northwest. Here are our ideas for the best Northwest waterfalls to hike, photograph, and admire.