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Thumbnail for - Bromeliads of Foster Botanic Garden, Honolulu
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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Oct 18, 2009
Vege Garden Project
Garlic is an essential ingredient in the kitchen and one that is easy to grow in our region. Garlic (the plant) just needs a sunny spot in the garden; rich, well-drained soil; and moderate...
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Oct 8, 2009
Garden Projects
It’s October and that means it’s time to plant spring-flowering bulbs. Purple crocus, sunny yellow miniature daffodils (Narcissus), elegant blue iris, and other bulbs, both exotic and prosaic,...
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Oct 2, 2009
Upcoming Plant Events
{% display:image for:post image:1 align:center width:570 %} Every fall, the Home Orchard Society holds its All About Fruit show. If you have fruit trees – or are considering planting some –...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Garden and Plant Delights
Sep 28, 2009
I’m fresh back from Raleigh, North Carolina where I attended the annual Garden Writers Association Symposium. My last post described some of our pre-conference plant geekery. But there was one more...
Thumbnail for - Slide Show: Horticultural Slumming in NC
Sep 23, 2009
A few days ago, I joined up with three fervent plant nerds for a horticultural romp in the Raleigh, NC area. My plant-loving compadres were Dan Heims (President of wholesaler Terra Nova Nurseries...
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