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Jul 11, 2010
Get Dirty
This image shows the flowering lavender on the far right (still purple). To their left are several rows of lavender whose flowers have been harvested for processing – bundles are...
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Jun 30, 2010
things to do
There is a huge City of Lake Oswego community garden on the property – I’ve never seen so many creative and beautifully-maintained plots! Image: Kate Bryant Looking for...
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Jun 25, 2010
plant files
I’m into ball- and button-shaped flowers this spring – especially tiny yellow ones. Apart from making really cool miniature bouquets (great for a windowsill), they also contribute greatly to the...
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Jun 14, 2010
plant of the week
Some say ‘Roguchi,’ others say ‘Rooguchi’ – it all depends on how you translate the word from the Japanese. In any case, it is a lovely plant that deserves a place in any garden. It’s unfussy,...
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Jun 10, 2010
good gardening
What a surprise — it’s raining torrentially again today! Instead of being out making gardens, I find myself inside the house, staring balefully out at the rain and cursing. A little while ago,...
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Jun 8, 2010
garden projects
Even estate gardeners at the Biltmore let themselves go a little bonkers sometimes. The plant is golden pineapple sage (Salvia elegans ‘Golden Delicious’), which often flowers until...
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Jun 2, 2010
Things To Do
It’s been a couple of years since my last visit out to Heirloom Old Garden Roses. And there’s no better incentive to get me to do something than to mention that there will be wine so I might...
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May 26, 2010
plant of the week
Who doesn’t have room for a drought-tolerant, forever-blooming, small shrub that comes in all variety of bright, lipsticky colors? Salvia greggii is often hybridized with other closely related...
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May 19, 2010
plant of the week
The bearded iris is a common plant and for some, that makes it uninteresting. It is seen as a dowdy, old-fashioned plant. And while it’s dramatic in flower, its flowers fade to squishy brown...
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May 11, 2010
plant of the week
If you love fragrant plants, try Blanche rock rose (Cistus ‘Blanche’) in your garden. Interestingly, it’s not the flowers that are fragrant – it’s the gorgeous, resinous foliage that gives off...
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