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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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May 3, 2010
horticultural ed
The Berry Botanic Garden is closing – but not before it offers a finale of great hikes, tours and classes at reasonable prices, from now to mid-June, when they close their doors. I’ve taken a...
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Apr 28, 2010
plant of the week
If you love blue flowers, look no further than Ceanothus – absolutely no shrub rivals it for vibrant blue color saturation. Also known as California wild lilac – but called Ceanothus...
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Apr 17, 2010
plant files
This lovely tulip – a Triumph type – has a powerful, deliciously citrusy fragrance, in addition to being a nuanced shade of orange. I think it pairs well with the apricot flowering...
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Apr 12, 2010
Plant Sales
Take your pick – or maybe go wild and pick both. There are two great plant sales coming up – one running Monday through Friday this week and the other running Saturday and Sunday. COMMUNITY...
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Mar 29, 2010
upcoming events
I wanted to roll around in this field of glowy, sunshiny Tulip ‘Candela’, but it was too muddy. Fie! I settled for a bouquet. I love getting out of town. After many years of...
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Mar 17, 2010
upcoming events
This weekend, the Portland Classical Chinese Garden begins a two-week celebration, now dubbed the Festival of Fragrance, with a plant sale and Camellia display from the Oregon Camellia Society...
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Feb 26, 2010
plant files
A particularly lovely Hellebore at Honeyhill Farms Nursery (photo taken while lying in path looking up!) Hellebores produce some of the most treasured flowers of winter and...
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Feb 6, 2010
Seattle garden shop Ravenna Gardens created this display titled ‘Urban Nest’ I had a fleeting but action-packed trip North to the Northwest Flower & Garden Show in Seattle...
Thumbnail for - …and Heeearrr They Come!
Jan 27, 2010
It’s a sweet thing to go to Trader Joe’s in January and February and buy little pots of cheery spring bulbs in flower. But it’s another kind of sweet altogether to pick out your own bulbs and...
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