Jen Davison Wick

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May 27, 2010
A basic how-to guide to home firepits.
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May 27, 2010
Planting new trees is more complicated than meets the eye. Learn how to pick the right trees and plant in the right spots to insure that your organic addition survives the test of time.
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May 27, 2010
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.
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May 27, 2010
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...
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May 27, 2010
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.
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May 27, 2010
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...
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May 27, 2010
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...
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May 27, 2010
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....
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May 27, 2010
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...
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May 27, 2010
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...
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