get dirty

When to Plant Veggies…

There’s plenty you can plant right now but hold off just a little longer on the warm-weather crops

05/08/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Clackamas County Spring Garden Fair

the last major plant sale of the spring coming up this weekend!

05/01/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Sweetly-Scented Stock

a contemporary-looking species of a sweet, old-fashioned plant

04/30/2012 By Kate Bryant


For Gnome Addicts

Digs Inside & Out has expanded, which means more room for gnomes and other home and garden delights.

04/29/2012 By Kristin Belz

design ideas

Planning: Daffodils and Tulips

plan your spring 2013 bulbs now, while you can remember what worked and what didn’t

04/25/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Japanese Garden Plant Sale

you can find both rare and traditional plants suitable for Asian-style gardens, and simply native to Asia

04/24/2012 By Kate Bryant

free stuff

Win Eco-Friendly Gardening Books

check out this fabulous Timber Press drawing

04/23/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Leach Botanical Garden Sale

Saturday April 21

04/20/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Friends of Trees Fruit Tree Give-Away (Practically)

- Celebrate Earth Day (April 22) by planting a tree. (But first, you have to buy the tree!)

04/19/2012 By Kate Bryant

Gardening Books

The New Western Garden Book

This new edition is fresh, updated, and definitely speaks to the modern gardener

04/12/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Red Flowering Currant

surely one of the showiest of all Pacific Northwest natives

04/05/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale


The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon’s spring plant sale – this weekend

04/03/2012 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

admire fields of flowers, buy bouquets and order bulbs at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm this April

03/30/2012 By Kate Bryant


Slide Show: Ecotrust in Bloom!


great gardens

Ecotrust in Bloom!

03/29/2012 By Kate Bryant

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.

03/23/2012 By Kate Bryant

garden visits

Daffodil Season

visit Mitsch Novelty Daffodils to see some unique specialty flowers – you only get to do it once a year!

03/20/2012 By Kate Bryant