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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Very Berry Blue

Blueberries aren't for the impatient, but the wait is worthwhile. Planting your own blueberry patch cuts out the sometimes expensive middleman, and who doesn't like easy access berries? Learn all the intricacies of blueberry patch planting with our instru

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

Friends and Foes

Insects and other small terrestrial and airborne creatures play a vital role in any garden’s overall health. Which are bad and which are good is a more complicated distinction than commonly meets the eye. But do not fear, Portland Monthly is here to clear

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

Dynamic Downspouts

How to direct your rainwater into your own home and keep it own of the city's pipes, where, on particularly rainy days, it could do the lower Willamette River some damage.

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

Green: It’s the New Black

Death may be a long ways off for some, but others argue it's never to early to start planning your death. Here's something you may not have thought about: nontraditional, sustainable burials. Interested? Find out more here!

  • By Zach Dundas
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Slideshow

Slide Show: 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.

  • Published 05/27/2010
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Friends and Foes

Insects and other small terrestrial and airborne creatures play a vital role in any garden’s overall health. Which are bad and which are good is a more complicated distinction than commonly meets the eye. But do not fear, Portland Monthly is here to clear

  • Published 05/27/2010
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Architecture of a Season

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

  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Pretty Shady Character

A handy dandy do-it-yourself guide to turning your lamps into photo albums: homemade lampshades fashioned from photos and slides both new and old.

  • By Rachel DeSchepper
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Portland Palettes

There's a lot more to painting a room than one might think. Portland Monthly has compiled a handy guide on how to choose the perfect paint for your walls, including a list of local businesses you can visit to find the pieces to your new palette.

  • By Rachel DeSchepper
  • Published 05/27/2010
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Portland Spaces: Handbook

Backyard Baths

Outdoor bathing may sound like a childish or even risque behavior, but it can prove not only sustainable, but stimulating, sensory, and even sensuous to boot. Learn how to construct your own outdoor bathtub with this introductory guide.

  • By Jon Hart
  • Published 05/27/2010
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