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plant of the week

Hardy Fuchsias for Portland Gardeners

Fuchsias have a reputation for being old-fashioned plants. But as with other old-school flowers, they're making a come-back as gardeners discover their popularity with hummingbirds and pollinators.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/29/2012

Gardening Classes

Free and Cheap Gardening Classes Sprout in Portland!

Take advantage of free and low-cost gardening classes and demos around the Portland area throughout late summer and fall.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/27/2012


Stretching Summer

What's growing this month

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/23/2012


International Harvesters

At one local school, a garden and cafeteria go global.

  • By Danielle Strom
  • Published 08/23/2012

resources for gardeners

Xera Plants' Website: A Resource for PNW Gardeners

This wholesale website is a great resource for plant-lovers, designers and gardeners needing authoritative information on some of the best plants for Pacific Northwest gardens.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/21/2012

Cover Story

The Quintessential Portland Gardener

Putting plants to soil has an expansive tradition in our region—one of the world’s most fertile valleys. From growing vegetables that look as good as they taste to cultivating your own private Hawaii, we offer 50 ways to join the local avant-g

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/23/2012

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Planting Privacy

Kick the old wooden fence to the curb and protect your backyard from the eyes of nosy neighbors with a technique called "privacy planting," or the usage of trees, shrubs, and ornamental grasses to fashion an earthy, living wall.

  • By Ashley Griffin
  • Published 05/27/2010

DIG: Your Monthly Garden Tip


This month, plant a blueblossom to add color to your garden and attract native wildlife.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/26/2010


Yards Apart

Front-yard frills come in all shapes and sizes—you too can have a luxury lawn.

  • By Camela Raymond
  • Published 03/15/2010
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