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Thumbnail for - How to Plant a Tree
Mar 3, 2011
get dirty
Ever wondered about the proper – yes, really proper – way to plant a tree? Well, let me tell you! Having seen the breadth of mistakes that can be made, I’m a little opinionated about how to do...
Thumbnail for - A Musical Interlude
Feb 25, 2011
- Courtesy of byebye2
Thumbnail for - Learn to Propagate!
Feb 23, 2011
horticultural education
Joshua McCullough, former propagator at the once-celebrated Heronswood Nursery (back when it was still owned by Dan Hinkley and his partner) and later, nursery manager at Cistus Design Nursery...
Thumbnail for - Spring’s on the Way – Bundle Up!
Feb 21, 2011
get dirty
Weather Alert: Monday PM edition! Yep, fellow gardeners, KPTV Fox Channel 12’s Chief Meteorologist Mark Nelsen and NOAA (National Weather Service) are predicting possible snow in the Portland...
Thumbnail for - Yard Garden & Patio Show 2011 Preview
Feb 18, 2011
things to do this weekend
I attended Wednesday night’s YGP show tour with the Oregon Association of Nursery’s Ann Murphy. (I invited you, too, back on Feb 10 !) It was actually an interesting opportunity to see the...
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Feb 17, 2011
plant of the week
It may seem weird to liken Cyclamen coum – a diminutive 2-inch tall flowering plant rising from a warty brown tuber – to blonde bombshell Marilyn Monroe but if you would just lie down on your...
Thumbnail for - Portland Garden Club Presents…
Feb 14, 2011
things to do
The venerable Portland Garden Club holds monthly meetings that are free and open to the public. These events include talks and occasionally classes on topics from flower arranging to vegetable...
Thumbnail for - Yard Garden & Patio Show 2011
Feb 10, 2011
things to do
The Oregon Association of Nurseries’ spring gardening "bash" – The Yard, Garden & Patio Show – is happening Friday February 18 through Sunday February 20, 2011. Held at the Oregon Convention...
Thumbnail for - Say it With (Organic?) Flowers
Feb 9, 2011
plants & politics
Ahhh, flowers. Who doesn’t love giving or receiving a bouquet? Yet after reading Amy Stewart’s Flower Confidential: the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful in the Business of Flowers a couple of...
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Feb 7, 2011
plant of the week
Spring comes in waves in the Pacific Northwest. First we have the native osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis ) whose green, chain-like flowers light up the woods in January. Next come the...
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