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Thumbnail for - Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour
Aug 19, 2013
OUT AND ABOUT
Tour eight pesticide-free gardens in Overlook - slated to become Portland's first pesticide-free neighborhood!
Thumbnail for - Sabin's Bee-Friendly Frontyard Garden Tours 2013
Jul 30, 2013
OUT AND ABOUT
No need to plan ahead - just print a map and head out with your phone for a guided tour of Sabin's bee-friendly front yard gardens
Thumbnail for - It Isn't Easy Being a Bee
Jul 1, 2013
IN MEMORIAM
The largest known bee-poisoning in Oregon results in important publicity for a simmering problem for pollinators.
Thumbnail for - National Pollinator Week 2013
Jun 21, 2013
GARDENING
National Pollinator Week 2013 kicks off with a compelling local story underscoring the importance of avoiding the use - and misuse - of toxic insecticides
Thumbnail for - Tour de Hives and Bee-Friendly Gardens
Aug 14, 2012
This Saturday August 18 is National Bee Day. Portland is celebrating with a tour of honeybee hives that day, as well as an ongoing, self-guided tour of pollinator-friendly gardens. Bees and...
Thumbnail for - Three Ways To Help Pollinators in Your Garden
Jun 20, 2012
pollinator conservation
This week – June 18-June 24, 2012 – is National Pollinator Week and the Xerces Society and other organizations devoted to the preservation of insects are busy spreading the word about pollinator...
Thumbnail for - Design Your Garden to Support Beneficial Insects
May 17, 2012
garden planning
We design our gardens for beauty, nourishment, drought-tolerance, to warm or cool our homes, and to increase property value. Why not also design to support beneficial insects? Gardening to...
Thumbnail for - National Pollinator Week
Jul 8, 2011
gardening events
The week before last was National Pollinator Week and I totally missed the party. Geez, why didn’t anyone tell me? But given that the point (of all the buzz, I nearly said) is to draw attention...
Thumbnail for - Attracting Native Pollinators To Your Garden or Farm
May 29, 2011
gardening events
WHAT: Nature After Hours at Tryon Creek State ParkWHEN: Thursday June 2, 2011, 6 – 8:30 pmWHERE: Tryon Creek State Park, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd., Portland OR 97219 Matthew Sheppard, Senior...
Thumbnail for - Friends and Foes
May 27, 2010
Portland Spaces: Handbook
Insects and other small terrestrial and airborne creatures play a vital role in any garden’s overall health. Which are bad and which are good is a more complicated distinction than commonly meets...