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OUT AND ABOUT

Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour

Tour eight pesticide-free gardens in Overlook - slated to become Portland's first pesticide-free neighborhood!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/19/2013

Slideshow

Smart Ideas for the Vegetable Garden

A visit to the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden's test garden reveals a passel of clever ideas for your edible garden

  • Published 08/13/2013

TIPS AND TOOLS

Slide Show: Smart Ideas for the Vegetable Garden

A visit to the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden reveals clever ways to improve your vegetable garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/13/2013

PLANT THIS NOW

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

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/04/2013

HABITAT

A Northwest Garden with Global Soul

Two devoted plant collectors gather a garden of exotics to complement their internationally influenced home.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/01/2013

PLANTWISE

Garden Inspiration from NYC's High Line

Capture the look of New York City's chic railway garden in your own yard.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/01/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Sabin's Bee-Friendly Frontyard Garden Tours 2013

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

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/30/2013

PLANT THIS NOW

Rose Mallow: Hardy Hibiscus For Tropicalesque Portland Gardens

Bring on the tropical look in your garden - plant cold-hardy, yet exotic-looking rose mallow

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/29/2013

PLANT THIS NOW

A Must-Have, Dazzling Purple Perennial Salvia

Looking for that perfect, long-blooming perennial to tie your flower garden together? Try Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/23/2013

TIPS AND TOOLS

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

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/18/2013

DIY

Raised Bed Kits Without Tools or Trouble

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

  • By Kristin Belz
  • Published 07/18/2013

PLANT THIS NOW

Things to Do In the Vegetable Garden: July

Mid-July through early August is the perfect time to sow certain greens, cole crops and root veggies for late fall, winter and early spring harvests

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/16/2013

IN MEMORIAM

It Isn't Easy Being a Bee

The largest known bee-poisoning in Oregon results in important publicity for a simmering problem for pollinators.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2013

PLANTWISE

Sunscreen for your Plants

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

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2013

DESIRABLES

Metal Planters, Made in the USA

A small Anchorage company makes stylish and economical modern planters, delivered free to your front door.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/24/2013

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

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

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

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

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
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