Out and About

How to Get a Better Life

Only a MAX ride away, the secrets of Better Living in the Home and Garden, March 23-25.

03/18/2012 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

A Tree Story

Portland’s many “Friends of Trees” have planted 430,000 trees and native plants since 1989.

02/05/2012 By Kristin Belz

In the Kitchen Garden

Kumquats, the Natural Sweet Tarts

Tasting sweet on the outside, tart on the inside, kumquats are also good trees to grow indoors.

01/31/2012 By Kristin Belz

Desirables

Shoots Bamboo and Makes Things Too

A bamboo jungle thrives, just down the street from Paul Bunyan.

11/05/2011 By Kristin Belz

DIY

Windows on the World

Your view of the world improves when colorful winter-hardy plants take over your window boxes.

10/27/2011 By Kristin Belz

Out and About

Greening the Garden

Learn more about naturescaping at these free September workshops.

08/26/2011 By Kristin Belz

Desireables

A Chic Garden Throne

For the mom who has it all, the Queen of Love chair from Italy is hip, fun, and comfortable.

05/02/2011 By Teri Gelber

GROW

Flower Futures

Woodburn Nursery & Azaleas awaits the coming spring to see if sales are blooming after a two-year decline.

04/22/2011 By Benjamin Tepler

things to do

Nature Night at the Audubon Society

European Ecoroofs: Lessons in Biodiversity

01/10/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant geek's corner

In a Tight Spot? Plant This Eucryphia!

Eucryphia x nymansensis ‘Mt. Usher’

09/22/2010 By Kate Bryant

horticultural ed

Design Tips from Dan Hinkley

notes from the 2010 PPA conference in Portland

07/25/2010 By Kate Bryant

Dig

Flowering Maple

Kate Bryant's monthly gardening tip for August highlights the Flowering Maple, a beautiful decorative plant equipped to stand up against the cold come winter.

07/15/2010 By Kate Bryant

Green City

A Garden in the Forest

This garden is lush with more than 2,000 species of plants, including exotic specimens from around the world.

05/19/2009 By Emily Chenoweth

Green City

Not in my Backyard

Invasive plants are out, native plants are in, and Portland gardeners are embracing their wild side.

05/19/2009 By Stacey Wilson

Gardening

Perennial Favorites

When lovers of salvias and slime molds crave a good book, they turn to horticultural publisher Timber Press.

05/19/2009 By Jill Davis