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Nov 28, 2009
More Garden Visits
I am not often completely dazzled by public gardens, but this extraordinary Australian garden and its attendant buildings, art and hardscaping knocked my socks off. Developed over the past...
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Nov 24, 2009
Garden Visits
Like most Australian cities, Adelaide has several botanical gardens dotted around the city. I visited two during my short visit to that city. The larger one was the Adelaide Botanic...
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Nov 22, 2009
Garden Visits
Last week, I tried to go to the Botanic Gardens at Cranbourne near Melbourne but, with the extreme heat and drought, the gardens were closed due to fire danger. Fire, heat and drought are...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Winged Wonders
Nov 19, 2009
Brighten your winter months by transforming your backyard into an avian paradise.
Thumbnail for - Canberra Botanic Garden
Nov 16, 2009
Garden Visits
Australia is a vast country – the sixth largest country in the world – and – depending on whom you ask – is home to an estimated 15,600 – 20,000 species of vascular plants (a category which...
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Nov 10, 2009
Garden Visits
Back again after a few days visiting family friends in rural areas of eastern Australia. Unfortunately, bits of necessary technology went missing and wireless was non-existent in the country...
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Oct 31, 2009
Plants to love
Wandering the streets of Honolulu on Halloween, I can’t help but think about the idea of horticultural masquerade – how to dress up a temperate garden in tropical costume, as it were – to...
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Oct 29, 2009
Take 3
THE NEXT TIME you feel like whining about how long it takes the City of Portland to get anything done, consider the new plaza being built at the corner of SW Park and Yamhill for some calendar...
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Oct 28, 2009
Plants to love
The other day, I compared the Chinese paperbush (Edgeworthia chrysantha) to the tropical Plumeria. And what’s the first thing I see when I get off the plane at the Honolulu airport? A Plumeria,...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Baby, It’s Getting Cold Outside
Oct 27, 2009
The past few chilly nights in Portland have clearly signaled the changing season. The leaves are turning brilliant and starting to carpet the ground. The ground is damp, our breath is a little...
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