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GARDENING

Plant Northwest-Friendly Bulbs This Fall for An Explosion of Color Next Spring

With a little work—and plenty of patience—your next spring garden will be incredible.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/05/2015

GARDEN DESIGN

This Dramatic, Colorful, and Playful Portland Garden Has it All

Combining eclectic art, an Asian-inspired pavilion, painted concrete walls, and plenty of space for entertaining, a West Slope couple crafted their dream outdoor space one piece at a time.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/05/2015

GARDEN INSPIRATION

A Dazzling Portland Garden with Tropical Flair

Step inside the lush garden of a Northeast Portland landscape designer who created her own ever-changing oasis.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/27/2015

OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

  • By Portland Monthly Staff
  • Published 03/26/2015

GIFT IDEAS

8 Places to Find Locally-Grown Flowers for Valentine's Day

Portland florists design Valentine's Day posies and bouquets from locally-grown and organic flowers. Show them the love!

  • By Allison Jones and Kate Bryant
  • Published 01/30/2015

GARDEN DESIGN

Plants of Peril

Head inside Portland’s pokiest, spikiest, spindliest backyard—but watch your fingers!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/10/2014

GARDENING

Is Your Garden Ready for Dose of Danger?

Decked out in spikes and spines, these perilous plants are water-friendly, beautiful, and just a little bit scary.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/01/2014

GARDEN DESIGN

Sit Pretty with High-Design Outdoor Furniture

Tips for plotting the perfect garden living room (Adirondack lovers, beware!)

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/02/2014

HABITAT

The Next Generation of Houseplants and Terrariums

Think outside the pot with these new design-savvy houseplant options.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/02/2014

PLANTWISE

How to Get Rid of Your Lawn

Ditch the grass in favor of garden beds and flowers—without breaking your back

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 10/01/2013

GARDENING

Plantwise: Autumn Colors without Trees

How to bring the beauty of fall to your home garden, without the space-hogging branches.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/03/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Green on Green Garden Tour 2013

Get a sneak-peek into some rarely-seen home gardens in North Portland, including designs by one of Portland's premier landscape architects

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/30/2013

OUT AND ABOUT

Hardy Plant Society of Oregon Fall Plant Fest 2013

Find inspiration at water-wise gardening expert David Salman's lecture, followed by a stellar plant sale with the PNW's best micro-nurseries

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/26/2013

RECIPES

Tincture Garden Flowers for Ethereal Cocktails

A local perfumer provides a perfectly simple recipe for making delicious, summery cocktails from the garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/19/2013

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

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

OUT AND ABOUT

25th Annual National Lentil Festival

Even if you've missed the Lind Combine Derby and the Dufur Threshing Bee, there's still time to make it to the National Lentil Festival in Pullman!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 08/10/2013

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
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