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Down to Earth

Planting a good vegetable garden is more than just digging a hole and sticking your seeds in the soil. Learn how to select the perfect plot and plant the right way to get the most out of your home-grown veggies.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Planting Privacy

Kick the old wooden fence to the curb and protect your backyard from the eyes of nosy neighbors with a technique called "privacy planting," or the usage of trees, shrubs, and ornamental grasses to fashion an earthy, living wall.

  • By Ashley Griffin
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Center of Attention

Centerpieces are key to entertaining friends and family. From traditional floral centerpieces to ones that are funky and fresh, follow Portland Monthly's guide on how to set the mood the right way.

  • By Rachel DeSchepper
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Architecture of a Season

Learn how to layer color over classic NW winter evergreens, adding excitement to your garden even during the cold seasons.

  • By Sean Hogan
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Belles of the Backyard

Raising your own chickens is an easy way to avoid heading to the store every time you need a new carton of eggs. But not only is having your own coop more convenient (and cheaper), you are also avoiding the potential moral and health repercussions of fact

  • By Jon Hart
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Fresh Starts

The first step to planting your new garden is keeping in mind how many plants you can realistically manage. The second step is knowing what you want. Start planning your planting in the winter and get ready for your vegetable harvest with our guide to sow

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Leafy Aspirations

Early spring is the perfect time to plant baby greens, as mild spring temperatures facilitates faster-growing and sweeter-tasting leaves. Learn how to find your perfect plot, choose your blend of greens, sow your seeds, and protect and harvest your patch.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Playing With Mud

Unlike most paints, clay plaster has a low environmental impact: It is nontoxic, contains no volatile organic compounds, and it isn’t heated to high temperatures in production. When applied properly, it is also mold-resistant, breathable, and fairly easy

  • By Melissa Dalton
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Herbal Infusion

Low-maintenance evergreen herbs add color and fragrance to any balcony plant box, kitchen windowsill, or backyard garden, and give your culinary creations the bang they need to really impress your taste buds. Learn what's right in the world of herbs with

  • By Diana Hauer
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Down Home Dirty Work

The Portland mindset, inclined toward sustainable living and social rebelliousness, has seen a recent upsurge in homes with earth floors. Learn how to fashion your own with this helpful guide.

  • By Jackie D'Antonio
  • Published 05/27/2010
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