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Thumbnail for - Frozen Landscapes
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...
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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...
Thumbnail for - Canberra Botanic Garden
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...
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...
Thumbnail for - Hardy plants for the tropicalesque garden
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 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,...
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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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