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Jul 18, 2012
novel idea
Every gardener-cook ends up with an overabundance of food from time to time. A few years ago, I got overenthusiastic planting beans and they rotted on the vine. This spring, I had more arugula...
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Jul 11, 2012
things to do
Have you heard of The Cultural Landscape Foundation? I hadn’t, until I received an email promoting their upcoming series of Garden Dialogues around the country this coming weekend. Having...
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Jul 10, 2012
get dirty
Summer has begun and it seems like the gardening season’s over, right? Not! Take it from a professional gardener: there are some little projects that can – and should – be done to keep the...
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Jul 6, 2012
I recently paid a visit to Scott Weber, an avid gardener whose evocative photography graces the pages of his popular blog, Rhone Street Gardens. As it happens, Scott is also on staff at Portland...
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Jun 29, 2012
gardening school
This Sunday, July 1st, take a jaunt up to beautiful Joy Creek Nursery in Scappoose to learn about the smaller Clematis from one of the Pacific Northwest’s premier Clematis experts, Maurice...
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Jun 28, 2012
plant this!
Mock orange (Philadelphus ) surely tops my list of the world’s most devastatingly delicious flower scents. It’s sweet but not cloying; penetrating yet in no way nauseating, as some intense...
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Jun 21, 2012
places to go
Portland, meet Thicket – a brand-new and deliciously stylish little nursery just off Alberta Street. The nursery is the brainchild of Adria Sparhawk, florist and owner of Lavish, who longed to...
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Jun 20, 2012
pollinator conservation
This week – June 18-June 24, 2012 – is National Pollinator Week and the Xerces Society and other organizations devoted to the preservation of insects are busy spreading the word about pollinator...
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Jun 19, 2012
things to do
This Thursday evening, two local businesses are joining forces for a furniture swap-meet. What’s that, you ask? WHAT: Patio, a swap meet for anyone interested in selling, trading, buying,...
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Jun 15, 2012
things to do
On Saturday, June 23, five luscious Hillsboro/Aloha-area gardens will be open to visitors for a mere $5 per garden, courtesy of the Garden Conservancy and the Hardy Plant Society of...
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