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Feb 14, 2010
In case you didn’t make it, the Portland Yard, Garden & Patio Show was a lot of fun this year. We’ll have the numbers soon enough and will know just how well it did… but after my sally around...
Feb 6, 2010
I had a fleeting but action-packed trip North to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle on Thursday. We headed up before dawn and returned after midnight – a non-stop, 18-hour fiesta of...
Feb 3, 2010
Ten years ago, when I first kept chickens, there were few places in Portland to buy supplies. Driving out to Foster Feed on Southeast Foster & 103rd (Tel: 503-777-2967) was something of a...
Dec 11, 2009
Cycling couple Tim and Sue Butler wanted a house that reflected their love of the outdoors and avid cycling lifestyles. Path Architecture was there to help.
Dec 5, 2009
Remember the big freeze last year? The Portland area saw icy winds and temperatures in the teens and low 20s for days on end. I don’t know about you, but I lost a few plants: a voluptuous...
Nov 19, 2009
Brighten your winter months by transforming your backyard into an avian paradise.
Oct 27, 2009
The past few chilly nights in Portland have clearly signaled the changing season. The leaves are turning brilliant and starting to carpet the ground. The ground is damp, our breath is a little...
Sep 28, 2009
I’m fresh back from Raleigh, North Carolina where I attended the annual Garden Writers Association Symposium. My last post described some of our pre-conference plant geekery. But there was one more...
Sep 23, 2009
A few days ago, I joined up with three fervent plant nerds for a horticultural romp in the Raleigh, NC area.
My plant-loving compadres were Dan Heims (President of wholesaler Terra Nova Nurseries...
Aug 30, 2009
We all love hummingbirds! These adroit creatures are a marvel to watch; their masterful hover and dive displays, the way they finesse the nectar from tubular flowers, and their penchant for...
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