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Jul 8, 2010
things to do
COLOR. Somehow, even weeks after the rain’s stopped, I can’t get enough color. Or sunshine. If, like me, you’re still in recovery from this spring’s gloomy, miserable rain and cold, then boy,...
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Jul 7, 2010
plant of the week
Early July is the height of the lavender flowering season – the perfect time to learn about the many different lavender types. Lavender is a plant of many virtues. It’s a beautiful evergreen...
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Jul 5, 2010
Get Dirty
I recently heard someone say it is "too late" to plant vegetables. I’m happy to report that isn’t true. There are plenty of vegetable seed and starts that can be planted this month for summer,...
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Jul 2, 2010
things to do
I have to confess that I haven’t been to the Oregon Garden in years. I’m kind of a home-body and it takes a big kick in the pants to get me out of the city. But I’d like to get out more and I’m...
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Jun 27, 2010
plant of the week
In honor of Portland Monthly’s July beer issue and the many brew festivals happening in the next month, I present hops (Humulus lupulus) – a fun, funky and fast-growing climber with ornamental...
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Jun 25, 2010
plant files
I’m into ball- and button-shaped flowers this spring – especially tiny yellow ones. Apart from making really cool miniature bouquets (great for a windowsill), they also contribute greatly to the...
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Jun 21, 2010
edible gardening
There’s a new craze in grafted tomato plants this spring: – read about it here. Grafting is an old-fashioned horticultural technique: it’s basically splicing plants, just like audio tape used...
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Jun 20, 2010
plant sale
David Mason and Susie Grimm opened their small but beautifully curated retail nursery in the early 1990s. They traveled nearly every year to England in search of superb new plants that would...
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Jun 16, 2010
things to do
Three great events popped up on my radar this week – all look so good to me, I could eat them. First, this weekend: an Open House at Rare Plant Research – a chance to buy super-sexy succulents,...
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Jun 14, 2010
plant of the week
Some say ‘Roguchi,’ others say ‘Rooguchi’ – it all depends on how you translate the word from the Japanese. In any case, it is a lovely plant that deserves a place in any garden. It’s unfussy,...
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