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Mar 1, 2011
Unable to get up to Seattle this past weekend for the glorious Northwest Flower & Garden Show, I joined a friend who was heading to the 2011 Portland Spring Home & Garden Show at the Expo...
Feb 19, 2011
There’s plenty going on today at the Yard, Garden & Patio Show – more talks this afternoon (see schedule here) and still more great seminars tomorrow. Yesterday, I enjoyed talking with...
Jan 20, 2011
By far the most enthralling horticultural excitement of my recent trip to Mexico took place on a hike up La Bufa. La Bufa is a 6,644-foot peak in the Sierra Madre Occidentale, a mountain range...
Jan 19, 2011
A Portland West Hills Victorian beams bright with color, style, and warmth. The 3,700 square foot bright, airy home compensates for the gray Portland winter.
Jan 14, 2011
Another happy discovery I made at the Puerto Vallarta Botanical Gardens – fun terrariums made by the garden’s founder and curator, Robert Price. My photographs do not do them justice! Hopefully you...
Jan 12, 2011
Ah, Mexico! I just returned from two weeks in the Puerto Vallarta area and – as I do with any trip – worked in some plant expeditions, amidst time spent ferreting out incredible food, wandering...
Dec 22, 2010
We salute one of the city’s most ingenious downspouts, at the headquarters of the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District.
Nov 17, 2010
AT THE CLOSE OF A YEAR that has yielded only fleeting moments of good news, consider pausing to enjoy something great, built to last, and newly finished this fall: Oregon College of Art and Craft’s...
Nov 12, 2010
There are a million reasons to love the Lone Fir Cemetery.
Apart from being a historic resting ground for a wide array of Portland residents over the years, it’s of great value for the living – a...
Oct 13, 2010
A charming Alameda fixer-upper slowly evolves into one family’s dream home.
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