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GARDEN INSPIRATION

A Dazzling Portland Garden with Tropical Flair

Step inside the lush garden of a Northeast Portland landscape designer who created her own ever-changing oasis.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/27/2015
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OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/26/2015
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GIFT IDEAS

8 Places to Find Locally-Grown Flowers for Valentine's Day

Portland florists design Valentine's Day posies and bouquets from locally-grown and organic flowers. Show them the love!

  • By Kate Bryant and Allison Jones
  • Published 01/30/2015
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GARDEN DESIGN

Plants of Peril

Head inside Portland’s pokiest, spikiest, spindliest backyard—but watch your fingers!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/10/2014
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GARDENING

Is Your Garden Ready for Dose of Danger?

Decked out in spikes and spines, these perilous plants are water-friendly, beautiful, and just a little bit scary.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2014
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GARDEN DESIGN

Sit Pretty with High-Design Outdoor Furniture

Tips for plotting the perfect garden living room (Adirondack lovers, beware!)

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/02/2014
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HABITAT

The Next Generation of Houseplants and Terrariums

Think outside the pot with these new design-savvy houseplant options.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/02/2014
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PLANTWISE

How to Get Rid of Your Lawn

Ditch the grass in favor of garden beds and flowers—without breaking your back

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/01/2013
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GARDENING

Plantwise: Autumn Colors without Trees

How to bring the beauty of fall to your home garden, without the space-hogging branches.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/03/2013
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OUT AND ABOUT

Green on Green Garden Tour 2013

Get a sneak-peek into some rarely-seen home gardens in North Portland, including designs by one of Portland's premier landscape architects

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/30/2013
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OUT AND ABOUT

Hardy Plant Society of Oregon Fall Plant Fest 2013

Find inspiration at water-wise gardening expert David Salman's lecture, followed by a stellar plant sale with the PNW's best micro-nurseries

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/26/2013
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RECIPES

Tincture Garden Flowers for Ethereal Cocktails

A local perfumer provides a perfectly simple recipe for making delicious, summery cocktails from the garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/19/2013
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OUT AND ABOUT

Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour

Tour eight pesticide-free gardens in Overlook - slated to become Portland's first pesticide-free neighborhood!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/19/2013
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TIPS AND TOOLS

Slide Show: Smart Ideas for the Vegetable Garden

A visit to the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden reveals clever ways to improve your vegetable garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/13/2013
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OUT AND ABOUT

25th Annual National Lentil Festival

Even if you've missed the Lind Combine Derby and the Dufur Threshing Bee, there's still time to make it to the National Lentil Festival in Pullman!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/10/2013
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PLANT THIS NOW

Know and Grow Portland Natives

Why plant PNW natives? Sure they're pretty, but they also offer invaluable habitat, a sense of place and connection with the surrounding environment

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/04/2013
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HABITAT

A Northwest Garden with Global Soul

Two devoted plant collectors gather a garden of exotics to complement their internationally influenced home.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/01/2013
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PLANTWISE

Garden Inspiration from NYC's High Line

Capture the look of New York City's chic railway garden in your own yard.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/01/2013
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OUT AND ABOUT

Sabin's Bee-Friendly Frontyard Garden Tours 2013

No need to plan ahead - just print a map and head out with your phone for a guided tour of Sabin's bee-friendly front yard gardens

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/30/2013
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PLANT THIS NOW

Rose Mallow: Hardy Hibiscus For Tropicalesque Portland Gardens

Bring on the tropical look in your garden - plant cold-hardy, yet exotic-looking rose mallow

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/29/2013
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