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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
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NORTHWEST EVENTS

Final Weekend of Lily Festival

This weekend marks the end of Forest Grove's 2nd annual Lily Festival.

  • By Nicole Cordier
  • Published 07/29/2014
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BIG PICTURE

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

  • By Peter Holmstrom
  • Published 04/02/2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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PLANT THIS

Sow Seeds Now for Summer Flowers

We offer a list of seeds you can plant now for colorful garden flowers this year. Time to get sowing!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/20/2013
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PLANTWISE

Cram Your Way to Spring Gardening Success

Pack in plants for seasonal glory

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/01/2013
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PLANT PICKS

Heavenly Hydrangeas

Find lots of old-fashioned mopheads, cutting-edge variegated cultivars, and dazzling wild species at Hydrangeas Plus Spring Sale 2013.

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/26/2013
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GARDENING EVENTS

Lilac Days (and Tulips, Too)

Take a jaunt just north of Portland for a festive, flower-filled festival. Come home with plants and bouquets!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/23/2013
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PLANT PICKS

Lovely Lilies for Pacific Northwest Gardens

Plant the best, most gloriously fragrant lilies for Pacific Northwest gardens

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/13/2013
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GARDENING EVENTS

Tulip Fest 2013

Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's month-long, annual Tulip Fest starts this weekend and runs through May 5. Every day. Rain or shine!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/25/2013
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PLANTWISE: PLANT PICKS

Cistus Design's Top Three Winter Flowers 2013

Portland garden designer and plantsman suggests three uncommon and luscious winter flowers for 2013

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 01/29/2013
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