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GARDENING

National Pollinator Week 2013

National Pollinator Week 2013 kicks off with a compelling local story underscoring the importance of avoiding the use - and misuse - of toxic insecticides

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/21/2013

DESIGN NEWS

Architecture by the 50%

Women are half the population, but not on the roster of design award winners. Denise Scott Brown still can't share the Pritzker Prize for architecture her partner Robert Venturi won in 1991.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/19/2013

GARDEN EVENTS

Designers Garden Tour 2013

Visit seven gardens on Portland’s west side for DIY design inspiration—or to find the perfect designer for your own garden.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/17/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Sustainable Living in Aurora

The people of the Aurora Colony created a template for how to live the authentic, local, and sustainable life.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/17/2013

DESIRABLES

Garden Structures Looking Up

Arborela makes it easy to create a garden room, whether for people or for tomatoes.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/14/2013

GOOD IDEAS

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!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/14/2013

THE GRAPEVINE

A Bag of 'Portland Sangria' for Summer Parties

ENSO urban winery simplifies sangria with a two-bottle bag that's ready for picnics, camping, or backyard barbecue.

  • By Allison Jones
  • Published 06/14/2013

RECIPES

The Great Grain Adventure With Oat Groats

A deliciously long way from instant oatmeal, hulled oat groats are whole grains full of nutty sweetness.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/13/2013

DESIGN NEWS

Portland ParkScore #7 in National Tests!

Take that, #10 Seattle! For us in Portland, appreciating our parks is second nature.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/12/2013

WE HEART VIDEO

How to Organize Your Closet

Wrap up that spring cleaning with tips on how to organize a fashion lovers closet.

  • By Eden Dawn
  • Published 06/12/2013

MARKET WATCH

S-s-s-s-s-Strawberry Shortcake

We’re cheering the revival of not only the red-haired 1980s cartoon character but also the classic dessert.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/10/2013

PLANT THIS

Made for Shade: a Tough and Classy Planter

Plant this easy combo of good-looking, shade-tolerant plants in a shady pot.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/10/2013

GIFT IDEAS

Father Knows Best...

...what he wants on Father's Day. We help you deliver June 16!

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/07/2013

PLANT THIS

A Gentle Giant: Gorgeous Geraniums

Made for shade, this super bionic looking, hot-pink geranium will inspire curiosity and plant lust!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/07/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Our Guide to Guides to Portland

From a class of Llewelyn Elementary Third Graders, to zinesters, to Zagat's, there's a guidebook for what to do in Portland.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/06/2013

DESIRABLES

Better Beer Glass, Better Beer Taste?

There’s something to be said for sipping from the proper beer glass at home.Here, the special seven vessels for home brew high life.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/05/2013

PLANT THIS

Five Perfect Parking Strip Plants

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

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/04/2013

GARDENING

Plantwise: Bugs Can Be Your Friends

How to encourage beneficial insects in your garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/03/2013

GARDENING

Three Great Rare Seeds

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

  • By Gino Cerruti
  • Published 06/03/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

In the Garden of Isamu Noguchi

These long, lingering days are the perfect time to experience the designer’s modernist sculptures at this special exhibit at Portland’s Japanese Garden.

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 06/03/2013
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