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Feb 17, 2010
plant files
I spied these unusual air plants (Tillandsia ) at the Seattle garden show and made a bee-line for them. Turns out the grower, Owens Gardens from Monroe, WA was at Portland’s Yard, Garden &...
Thumbnail for - Valerie Easton Speaking in Portland
Jan 14, 2010
upcoming events
Do you dream of having a restful, beautiful garden without spending all your free time laboring in it? Or do you feel like your existing garden requires more work than you’d like? Seattle...
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Jan 11, 2010
garden projects
I spent the weekend visiting friends at their farm down by Florence, Oregon. It was a relaxing weekend, thanks for asking. But it wasn’t all fun and games. I learned something about my dear...
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Dec 19, 2009
Habitat
Just up on the Portland Monthly website – a piece I wrote about winter birds – Winged Wonders. I love Garrett’s stylish illustrations of our native bird species. Make sure you click on the slide...
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Dec 5, 2009
Garden Projects
This reddish-pink hebe (2006-2008) pitched it last winter. Probably, no amount of mulch would have helped it – it simply wasn’t a sufficiently cold-hardy plant. Remember the big...
Thumbnail for - Horticultural Ed
Dec 3, 2009
I returned from my Antipodal travels to a teetering stack of mail, on top of which sat the Portland Community College Winter 2010 class schedule. Naturally, I opened it up to the horticulture...
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Oct 31, 2009
Plants to love
Wandering the streets of Honolulu on Halloween, I can’t help but think about the idea of horticultural masquerade – how to dress up a temperate garden in tropical costume, as it were – to...
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Oct 18, 2009
Vege Garden Project
Garlic is an essential ingredient in the kitchen and one that is easy to grow in our region. Garlic (the plant) just needs a sunny spot in the garden; rich, well-drained soil; and moderate...
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Oct 8, 2009
Garden Projects
It’s October and that means it’s time to plant spring-flowering bulbs. Purple crocus, sunny yellow miniature daffodils (Narcissus), elegant blue iris, and other bulbs, both exotic and prosaic,...
Thumbnail for - It’s Not Too Late for (Vege Garden) Love
Sep 3, 2009
Vege Garden Project
{% display:image for:post image:1 align:center width:535%} Sure, some very organized vegetable gardeners have all their cabbages in a row and are merrily planning their winter dinners based on...
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