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Dec 14, 2009
Holiday Gifts
The best gardening gifts of all are simple things that are useful, well-made and pleasurable to use. With the holiday season now upon us, I offer my list of handy tools and inspiration that...
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Dec 11, 2009
Cycling couple Tim and Sue Butler wanted a house that reflected their love of the outdoors and avid cycling lifestyles. Path Architecture was there to help.
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Dec 11, 2009
The ground may still be rock-hard and cold but all is not lost. This morning, I noticed plenty of lovely hellebores that are frozen solid but by no means dead – just hanging on until the the...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Brrrr, cold nights ahead!
Dec 5, 2009
Remember the big freeze last year? The Portland area saw icy winds and temperatures in the teens and low 20s for days on end. I don’t know about you, but I lost a few plants: a voluptuous...
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Dec 3, 2009
I returned from my Antipodal travels to a teetering stack of mail, on top of which sat the Portland Community College Winter 2010 class schedule. Naturally, I opened it up to the horticulture...
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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...
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Nov 19, 2009
Brighten your winter months by transforming your backyard into an avian paradise.
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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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