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Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Backyard Habitat Certification
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...
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Mar 3, 2010
book review
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...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Hellebore Season
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...
Thumbnail for - Well Hello, Sweet Pea!
Feb 20, 2010
Wise old salts say you should plant your sweet peas – and edible peas, while you’re at it – around Presidents’ Day in our region. But there are still many good weeks of planting time. It’s just...
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Feb 17, 2010
plant files
I spied these unusual air plants (Tillandsia ) at the Seattle garden show and made a bee-line for them. Turns out the grower, Owens Gardens from Monroe, WA was at Portland’s Yard, Garden &...
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Feb 15, 2010
From SW to NE, a helpful guide of where Portland farmers markets are sprouting.
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Yard, Garden & Patio Show Redux
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...
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Feb 9, 2010
upcoming events
I’m not usually one to rave about garden shows. In fact, I’ve been a bit garden show-shy in recent years. In a previous post, I had a had a mini-rant about my frustration with the typical,...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Seattle Flower Show Rundown
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...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: The Chicks Are Coming!
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...
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