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Thumbnail for - Hedgerows Nursery to Close
Jun 20, 2010
plant sale
David Mason and Susie Grimm opened their small but beautifully curated retail nursery in the early 1990s. They traveled nearly every year to England in search of superb new plants that would...
Thumbnail for - Upcoming: Nature Writing Class, Garden Tour, Plant Sale!
Jun 16, 2010
things to do
Three great events popped up on my radar this week – all look so good to me, I could eat them. First, this weekend: an Open House at Rare Plant Research – a chance to buy super-sexy succulents,...
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Jun 9, 2010
things to do
Interested in the many facets of urban farming? Tonight, June 9, at 6:30, Naomi Montacre from Naomi’s Organic Farm Supply, moderates a panel titled Urban Farming in Portland at Roots Organic...
Thumbnail for - Wine and Roses – Seriously!
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...
Thumbnail for - Several Great Reasons to Join the HPSO
May 28, 2010
things to do
The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon (HPSO) is a fantastic local horticultural organization that offers free open gardens to members (you get a book with addresses and dates), lectures, classes,...
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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...
Thumbnail for - Oregon Invasive Weed Awareness Week 2010
May 17, 2010
weeds
This week is Oregon Invasive Weed Awareness Week. What – that doesn’t sound like fun? The intent of this wild publicity stunt (not really) is to increase public knowledge concerning invasive...
Thumbnail for - Plant Sales, Garden Tours and More
May 12, 2010
upcoming events
This Friday, Saturday and Sunday hold some fantastic garden-related events: you can buy quality native plants, train to identify invasive weeds, tour ten fabulous Naturescaped gardens, and – my...
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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...
Thumbnail for - Berry Botanic Garden Classes
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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