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TIPS AND TOOLS

The Plastic Problem: How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Garden Plastics

What to do with all the plastic plant tags and pots leftover from your latest planting spree? Take these steps to reduce, reuse and recycle garden plastics

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/18/2013
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PLANT THIS NOW

Things to Do In the Vegetable Garden: July

Mid-July through early August is the perfect time to sow certain greens, cole crops and root veggies for late fall, winter and early spring harvests

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/16/2013
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IN MEMORIAM

It Isn't Easy Being a Bee

The largest known bee-poisoning in Oregon results in important publicity for a simmering problem for pollinators.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2013
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PLANTWISE

Sunscreen for your Plants

How to xeriscape—or prepare your garden for the hot summer sun

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2013
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DESIRABLES

Metal Planters, Made in the USA

A small Anchorage company makes stylish and economical modern planters, delivered free to your front door.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/24/2013
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GARDEN EVENTS

Designers Garden Tour 2013

Visit seven gardens on Portland’s west side for DIY design inspiration—or to find the perfect designer for your own garden.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/17/2013
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GOOD IDEAS

A Dash of Basalt in Your Soil, Ma'm?

A locally produced rock offers a steady dose of minerals and trace elements to garden soil and containers. It might even make your tomatoes taste better!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/14/2013
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PLANT THIS

Made for Shade: a Tough and Classy Planter

Plant this easy combo of good-looking, shade-tolerant plants in a shady pot.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/10/2013
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PLANT THIS

A Gentle Giant: Gorgeous Geraniums

Made for shade, this super bionic looking, hot-pink geranium will inspire curiosity and plant lust!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/07/2013
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PLANT THIS

Five Perfect Parking Strip Plants

Plant these drought tolerant and beautiful plants for an elegant parking strip garden with year-round interest

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/04/2013
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