Garden party blooms next weekend
Featured home: 'California meets English cottage garden with Pacific Northwest aesthetics'
Last updated 7/18/2021 at 6:18pm
After three years of renovating a drab 1959 house in Esperance into a spacious, modern home with a garden of delight and wonder, Alicia Rivera wasn't necessarily thinking about the 25th anniversary of the Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour.
But neighbors, who pass Rivera's 88th Avenue West home in Esperance on a regular basis, urged her to submit an application.
"We were all just amazed by her creativity," said tour chair Jeanne Thorsen. "This is what we all need, especially this year. People are so enthusiastic about getting out and seeing gardens."
The tour, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, July 18, is...