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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.

  • 04/27/2015
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GARDEN DESIGN

Plants of Peril

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

  • 10/10/2014
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DESIGN

6 Amazing Living Walls Redefining "Greenspace" in Portland

We explore PSU's exciting outdoor Ecological Learning Plaza and a handful of the city's best vertical gardens.

  • 10/10/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Inside the Danger Garden

We check out the Danger Garden, Loree Bohl's impressive collection of spiky, spiny, and prickly Northwest plants.

  • 06/13/2014
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GARDEN DESIGN

A Wild and Playful Portland Garden

Crafted humor, whimsical color, and seriously lush horticulture blend in one of the city's greatest backyards.

  • 05/01/2014
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HOME & GARDEN

Three Stunning Handmade Beehives

Portland’s Bee Thinking offers some especially sweet local design.

  • 04/24/2014
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Slideshow

Slide Show: Cynthia Woodyard's Whimsical Garden

Crafted humor and serious horticulture blend in one of Portland's greatest gardens.

  • 04/10/2014
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HOME & GARDEN

Backyard Agriculture Meets Legos? Yes!

Portland start-up Together Farm turns recycled plastic into snap-together raised garden beds.

  • 12/03/2013
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CULTUREPHILE

Tending Tradition at the Portland Japanese Garden

The world-class garden's CEO Steve Bloom and curator Sadafumi Uchiyama seek to reinvent an exquisite, endangered art.

  • 10/01/2013
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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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 08/01/2013
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PLANT THIS NOW

A Must-Have, Dazzling Purple Perennial Salvia

Looking for that perfect, long-blooming perennial to tie your flower garden together? Try Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'.

  • 07/23/2013
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PLANTWISE

Sunscreen for your Plants

How to xeriscape—or prepare your garden for the hot summer sun

  • 07/01/2013
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GARDEN EVENTS

Designers Garden Tour 2013

Visit seven gardens on Portland’s west side for DIY design inspiration—or to find the perfect designer for your own garden.

  • 06/17/2013
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DESIRABLES

Garden Structures Looking Up

Arborela makes it easy to create a garden room, whether for people or for tomatoes.

  • 06/14/2013
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GARDEN DESIGN

Jane Platt Garden Tour

Join us as we wander the sloping pathways of this idyllic, iconic garden on a perfect Portland spring evening.

  • 05/13/2013
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OUT AND ABOUT

Xera Plants To Unveil New Retail Digs

This June, the hip plant wholesaler is putting down retail roots on the edge of inner SE Portland's Industrial District.

  • 05/06/2013
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INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Home and Garden in the May Issue

Domestic dispatches from Portland Monthly's May issue, including big ideas for colorful DIY family style

  • 05/03/2013
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PLANTWISE

Cram Your Way to Spring Gardening Success

Pack in plants for seasonal glory

  • 05/01/2013
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