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May 5, 2010
plant of the week
If I ever doubted the hardiness of the Chilean glory vine (Eccremocarpus scaber) before, that doubt has been wiped away by this tough little vine’s luscious, sorbet-red flowers, which appeared...
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May 3, 2010
horticultural ed
The Berry Botanic Garden is closing – but not before it offers a finale of great hikes, tours and classes at reasonable prices, from now to mid-June, when they close their doors. I’ve taken a...
Thumbnail for - A Trio of Garden-Related Events
Apr 29, 2010
upcoming events
Three interesting garden events coming up this weekend: 1. What: Clackamas County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Fair 2010When: Saturday May 1 from 9-5; Sunday May 2 from 9-4Where: Clackamas...
Thumbnail for - Ceanothus thyrsiflorus ‘Oregon Mist’
Apr 28, 2010
plant of the week
If you love blue flowers, look no further than Ceanothus – absolutely no shrub rivals it for vibrant blue color saturation. Also known as California wild lilac – but called Ceanothus...
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Apr 27, 2010
Gardeners know that there isn’t anything more satisfying than growing your own plants, caring for them and raising them, and then harvesting the fruits of your labor to eat or cook with. A...
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Apr 26, 2010
Get Dirty
We all know that planting trees helps combat global warming. At a local level, trees are also an important part of Portland’s green storm water infrastructure. They absorb rain, prevent...
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Apr 24, 2010
Edible Gardening
So did you see the segment on mâche on KPTV the other day? ‘Cause I sure didn’t. Maybe they axed the piece or will air it another day. In any case, my vegetable garden’s fabulous tv debut is on...
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Apr 21, 2010
Weeds
Here’s something to think about while I write about my amazing television debut tomorrow. More on that, soon. Meanwhile, what do you think of weedy lawns?
Thumbnail for - Hellebore Maintenance
Apr 20, 2010
Get Dirty
Winter-flowering hellebores have become very popular in recent years. One type, the Lenten rose (Helleborus x hybridus), was named Perennial Plant of the Year in 2005 by the Perennial Plant...
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Apr 12, 2010
Plant Sales
Take your pick – or maybe go wild and pick both. There are two great plant sales coming up – one running Monday through Friday this week and the other running Saturday and Sunday. COMMUNITY...
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