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Jun 30, 2010
Looking for inspiration or want to learn more about organic vegetable gardening? Interested in seeing a diversity of clematis vines in a lovely, cottage-garden setting? Or perhaps you’d just like...
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Jun 27, 2010
plant of the week
In honor of Portland Monthly’s July beer issue and the many brew festivals happening in the next month, I present hops (Humulus lupulus) – a fun, funky and fast-growing climber with ornamental...
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Jun 25, 2010
plant files
I’m into ball- and button-shaped flowers this spring – especially tiny yellow ones. Apart from making really cool miniature bouquets (great for a windowsill), they also contribute greatly to the...
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Jun 21, 2010
edible gardening
There’s a new craze in grafted tomato plants this spring: – read about it here. Grafting is an old-fashioned horticultural technique: it’s basically splicing plants, just like audio tape used...
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Jun 20, 2010
plant sale
David Mason and Susie Grimm opened their small but beautifully curated retail nursery in the early 1990s. They traveled nearly every year to England in search of superb new plants that would...
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Jun 16, 2010
things to do
Three great events popped up on my radar this week – all look so good to me, I could eat them. First, this weekend: an Open House at Rare Plant Research – a chance to buy super-sexy succulents,...
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Jun 14, 2010
plant of the week
Some say ‘Roguchi,’ others say ‘Rooguchi’ – it all depends on how you translate the word from the Japanese. In any case, it is a lovely plant that deserves a place in any garden. It’s unfussy,...
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Jun 11, 2010
Mudroom
Promoted by Allen Field, the Richmond neighborhood's one-trashcan-a-month sustainability program has so far proven successful on a small-scale level.
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Jun 10, 2010
Dig
Kate Bryant explains that "cole crops," or leafy green plants like kale, collards, and cabbages, need to be planted early so that they may fortify their defenses against the cold in time for winter.
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Jun 10, 2010
good gardening
What a surprise — it’s raining torrentially again today! Instead of being out making gardens, I find myself inside the house, staring balefully out at the rain and cursing. A little while ago,...
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