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.

06/17/2013 By Kate Bryant

DESIRABLES

Garden Structures Looking Up

Arborela makes it easy to create a garden room, whether for people or for tomatoes.

06/14/2013 By Kristin Belz

GARDEN DESIGN

Jane Platt Garden Tour

Join us as we wander the sloping pathways of this idyllic, iconic garden on a perfect Portland spring evening.

05/13/2013 By Kristin Belz

OUT AND ABOUT

Xera Plants To Unveil New Retail Digs

This June, the hip plant wholesaler is putting down retail roots on the edge of inner SE Portland's Industrial District.

05/06/2013 By Kate Bryant

INSIDE THE MAGAZINE

Home and Garden in the May Issue

Domestic dispatches from Portland Monthly's May issue, including big ideas for colorful DIY family style

05/03/2013 By Allison Jones

PLANTWISE

Cram Your Way to Spring Gardening Success

Pack in plants for seasonal glory

05/01/2013 By Kate Bryant

DESIGN SCHOOL

Design Lessons at Lewis & Clark

Looking around as you walk across the lovely campus of the college on Palatine Hill can inspire ideas for your own home grounds.

04/30/2013 By Kristin Belz

DESIGN SCHOOL

Tying the Knot

Japanese design philosophy takes shape in the simple yet complicated knots that tie fences.

02/19/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Fencing Lessons From Japan

The best of fencing, at the Japanese Garden.

02/11/2013 By Kristin Belz

SLIDE SHOW

Paving, Japanese Style

The Japanese Garden is a full-scale, walk-through catalogue of beautiful paving patterns to inspire your own garden at home.

02/04/2013 By Kristin Belz

PLANTWISE: Garden Design

Five Surefire Winter Interest Plants for Portland Gardeners

Plant these winning, winter-structure plants to keep your garden looking spiffy from November to March.

01/03/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: GARDEN DESIGN

Plan Your Winter Garden

Tips for creating a garden you'll want to admire all winter

12/03/2012 By Kate Bryant

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Green on Green Gardening Tour

The last big garden tour of the summer showcases six unique gardens in inner NE Portland

09/11/2012 By Kate Bryant

Slide Show

Adirondack Days

The classic American chair lets us lean back into a comfortable summer.

07/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Slide Show

Do Fence Me In

There are nearly as many kinds of fences as neighbors who make them. Take a tour in this visual diary.

05/28/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

In the Garden of the Curious and Unique

Yesterday and Tomorrow, but right for today too.

05/27/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Solabee Buzzes

Beautiful florals and botanicals to go in NoPo.

05/13/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

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

Desirables

West Elm Summer

Refreshments for the home front as the season slips into spring and summer.

04/07/2012 By Kristin Belz

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