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How to Get Rid of Your Lawn

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

  • 10/01/2013
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Plantwise: Autumn Colors without Trees

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

  • 09/03/2013
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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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The Plastic Problem: How to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Garden Plastics

What to do with all the plastic plant tags and pots leftover from your latest planting spree? Take these steps to reduce, reuse and recycle garden plastics

  • 07/18/2013
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Raised Bed Kits Without Tools or Trouble

Raised beds makes raising happy vegetables easier; these kits make raising the beds easy too.

  • 07/18/2013
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Sunscreen for your Plants

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

  • 07/01/2013
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A Dash of Basalt in Your Soil, Ma'm?

A locally produced rock offers a steady dose of minerals and trace elements to garden soil and containers. It might even make your tomatoes taste better!

  • 06/14/2013
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Five Perfect Parking Strip Plants

Plant these drought tolerant and beautiful plants for an elegant parking strip garden with year-round interest

  • 06/04/2013
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Plantwise: Bugs Can Be Your Friends

How to encourage beneficial insects in your garden

  • 06/03/2013
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Three Great Rare Seeds

The stories behind the fresh heirlooms and hybrids you should plant now

  • 06/03/2013
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Cram Your Way to Spring Gardening Success

Pack in plants for seasonal glory

  • 05/01/2013
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Plantwise: February Foresight

Tips to keep up with the winter gardening load

  • 01/25/2013
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PLANTWISE: Garden Design

Five Surefire Winter Interest Plants for Portland Gardeners

Plant these winning, winter-structure plants to keep your garden looking spiffy from November to March.

  • 01/03/2013
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January Plantwise: Keep Your Yard in Shape

Your to-do list for winter garden maintenance

  • 12/20/2012
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December Plantwise: To-Do This Month

Leaves to rake and books to read for December gardening

  • 11/21/2012
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Quick Fall Garden Projects for Sunbreaks

Fall projects to get you out in the garden during the remaining sunny spells of fall

  • 11/05/2012
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Learn to Prune Your Trees

Learn how to prune small trees in your garden from Hoyt Arboretum's curator of collections

  • 10/31/2012
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Cold Greens

Don't forget to eat your weeds.

  • 10/16/2012
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Fall to the Wall

The cycle of harvest and planting marches on so keep an eye on your gardening to-do list.

  • 09/21/2012
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Why Plant Cover Crops?

Improve soil tilth, enrich soil and prevent soil erosion - all in one fell swoop!

  • 09/19/2012
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