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Apr 9, 2010
gardening and health
People who suffer badly from allergies dread the return of spring each year. For them, this season means sneezing, watering eyes, endless rounds of sleep-inducing allergy pills or even the...
Mar 29, 2010
I love getting out of town. After many years of living car-free, it’s still an extra-special treat to take a drive in the country or go on a road trip – however short a ride it may be.
If it’s for...
Mar 19, 2010
Oh my goodness – I love this idea!
I recently got a press release from Livingscapes Nursery about an event they’re holding this weekend:
SPUDTACULAR! This Saturday March 20, 10 – 5
Mar 17, 2010
This weekend, the Portland Classical Chinese Garden begins a two-week celebration, now dubbed the Festival of Fragrance, with a plant sale and Camellia display from the Oregon Camellia Society...
Mar 15, 2010
Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.
Mar 14, 2010
If there’s anything a sluggish economy does, it’s make people crafty. By crafty, I mean arts-and-craftsy.
Take the Portland Chicken Shirt phenomenon. A couple of years ago, two women running a...
Mar 9, 2010
The Bishop’s Close (Elk Rock Gardens) in the Dunthorpe neighborhood is one of the city’s best kept secrets. The garden and house – once in private hands, now housing the Episcopal Diocese of...
Mar 6, 2010
As anyone who’s met me lately at a cocktail party can attest, I rattle on a lot about the native insects in my back garden. (Ever since I joined the Xerces Society, I’ve been a total pest about...
Mar 3, 2010
I recently received a review copy of Grocery Gardening, a hands-on guide to growing and enjoying fresh garden produce.
Portland author Jean Ann Van Krevelen wrote the book to help readers get...
Feb 26, 2010
Hellebores produce some of the most treasured flowers of winter and early spring. There are many species and hybrids available, each with particular assets in the garden. Breeding efforts...
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