Recent Posts By Sunset

Is there a drought in the Northwest?

This piece comes to us from longtime Sunset contributor, Jim McCausland. A piece on NPR last week mentioned that California’s drought seems to be spilling into the Pacific Northwest.

Where to go this weekend: Bigfork, MT

It’s a stone’s throw from both Glacier National Park and crystal-clear Flathead Lake, but this arts-meets-adventure town is far more than a mere jumping-off place.

5 delicious Vietnamese herbs to grow and eat

You may know today’s guest bloggers, Todd Porter and Diane Cu-Porter, from their gorgeous blog They’re also commercial travel, lifestyle and food photographers and authors of the cookbook Bountiful: Recipes Inspired from our Garden. In their spare time they travel, hike, camp, garden, cook, feed family and friends, and are good doggie parents to two spoiled dogs.   

7 reasons to grow succulents in the drought

Succulents look gorgeous, even during drought. They’ve got their own moisture sources, says Debra Lee Baldwin, succulent expert and author of three books on the subject.