By Kim Charles

Linda Skyler gives us a glimpse into her Pacific NW garden wonderland

"2016 was another wonderful year for Pacific NW gardeners. I live on an island in Puget Sound and garden on a small property in a zone 8 climate where I have been gardening for many decades. I happily do mostly shade gardening as the giant Fir trees have slowly blocked out a lot of the sun and changed the direction of my gardening. I love the wide variety of shade plants and the challenge of  finding the right plant combinations based on color and textural contrasts. Happy Fall to all."


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