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

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

08/13/2013 By Kate Bryant

OUT AND ABOUT

Incredible Edibles and Handmade Gardens

Get your garden on! Spring in Oregon means great plant sales and gardening events. Head out this weekend for some warm-weather gardening inspiration

05/03/2013 By Kate Bryant

EDIBLE GARDENING

Shade Tolerant Vegetables

So you think you don't have enough sun for your veggie garden? Think again!

04/18/2013 By Kate Bryant

EDIBLE GARDENING

Five Favorite Asian Veggies to Grow This Year

Five favorite uncommon and delicious Asian vegetables to grow in your garden this year

04/05/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT PICKS

Grow Easy, Delectable Portuguese Kale

Gloriously sweet, tender, and oh-so-productive Portuguese kale is a cinch to grow—and now's the time to plant it!

03/22/2013 By Kate Bryant

GARDENING

Plantwise: Smokin' Herbs

Garnish your spring cocktails with fresh herbs.

03/22/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: EVENTS

The Drunken Botanist Happy Hour

Cornell Farm celebrates Amy Stewart's book, The Drunken Botanist, with a cocktail happy hour—and a lesson in planting a cocktail garden.

03/19/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: EDIBLES

Plant Perfect Peas for Portland

Select the best pea varieties for your needs, and get planting!

03/16/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: EDIBLES

A Perfect Portland Cocktail Garden

Author Amy Stewart recommends her favorite five herbs and veggies essential for the savvy home mixologist.

03/12/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: GET GROWING

Start Your Own Seeds

Starting seeds indoors is easy, fun and doesn't need to cost much. Just follow these simple directions and get growing!

02/12/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: edibles

Brighten Your Winter Garden with (Oddly Enough!) Blueberries

It's cold outside, but it's the perfect time to head out to your favorite local nursery and buy blueberry plants!

01/18/2013 By Kate Bryant

get growing

Get Garlic Now!

Local nurseries have just received shipments of garlic and shallots - don't delay: pick out the best varieties and fattest cloves while they're fresh!

09/28/2012 By Kate Bryant

garden events

Tomato Taste Off 2012

Think your tomatoes taste especially great? Enter them in the Tomato Taste-Off this weekend!

09/04/2012 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Visit Luscher Farm

Oregon Tilth Organic demonstration gardens, a clematis vine collection, community gardens, Three Rivers Land Conservancy trails and more

06/30/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Grafted Tomatoes

An old-fashioned technique with a new use for home vegetable gardeners

06/21/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Top Tomato Tip

05/23/2010 By Kate Bryant

Article

Mushroom Hunting

Forage for delicious edible mushrooms right here in Portland

04/27/2010 By Emma Hall

Edible Gardening

Purple-Sprouting Broccoli

Nearly nine months from sowing to eating – it’s almost like having a baby!

04/24/2010 By Kate Bryant