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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
Death may be a long ways off for some, but others argue it's never to early to start planning your death. Here's something you may not have thought about: nontraditional, sustainable burials....
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
Raising your own chickens is an easy way to avoid heading to the store every time you need a new carton of eggs. But not only is having your own coop more convenient (and cheaper), you are also...
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
Unlike most paints, clay plaster has a low environmental impact: It is nontoxic, contains no volatile organic compounds, and it isn’t heated to high temperatures in production. When applied...
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
The Portland mindset, inclined toward sustainable living and social rebelliousness, has seen a recent upsurge in homes with earth floors. Learn how to fashion your own with this helpful guide.
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
How to direct your rainwater into your own home and keep it own of the city's pipes, where, on particularly rainy days, it could do the lower Willamette River some damage.
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
The first step to planting your new garden is keeping in mind how many plants you can realistically manage. The second step is knowing what you want. Start planning your planting in the winter and...
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
Low-maintenance evergreen herbs add color and fragrance to any balcony plant box, kitchen windowsill, or backyard garden, and give your culinary creations the bang they need to really impress your...
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May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
Blueberries aren't for the impatient, but the wait is worthwhile. Planting your own blueberry patch cuts out the sometimes expensive middleman, and who doesn't like easy access berries? Learn all...
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May 27, 2010
Early spring is the perfect time to plant baby greens, as mild spring temperatures facilitates faster-growing and sweeter-tasting leaves. Learn how to find your perfect plot, choose your blend of...
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May 27, 2010
Insects and other small terrestrial and airborne creatures play a vital role in any garden’s overall health. Which are bad and which are good is a more complicated distinction than commonly meets...
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