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profile: good businesses

Ferguson’s Fragrant Garden Nursery and Heirloom Garden Roses

An easy half-day jaunt in the St. Paul, OR area

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/13/2010

things to do

Dahlias and More Dahlias!

Florid, frothy fluff-ball flowers!

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 09/03/2010

garden tours

A Garden With Chutzpa

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/18/2010

Get Dirty

Pruning Lavender

here’s how to do it – plus highlights from the Lavender Festival

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 07/11/2010

things to do

Visit Luscher Farm

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

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 06/30/2010

Drinking & Dining

The Beer Belly Dinner

Dining event offers abundance of brews and foodstuffs

  • By Emma Hall
  • Published 05/19/2010

garden tours

Porterhowse Farms

colorful conifer cones

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 05/07/2010

plant files

Tulip Time

- a great time to decide which tulips to plant for next year

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 04/17/2010

Festival Report

Spring Beer and Wine Festival

Lots of brews and no lines = bliss

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 04/06/2010

places to go

Bishop’s Close Garden

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 03/09/2010

Article

Yard, Garden & Patio Show Redux

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 02/14/2010

Article

Seattle Flower Show Rundown

  • By Kate Bryant
  • Published 02/06/2010

Light a Fire 2009

The Freshwater Trust

For 26 years, the group, armed with rubber boots and waders, has removed trash and invasive species from our rivers’ edges, helped redirect stream flows to make waterways more fish-friendly, and planted stream-saving trees.

  • Published 11/23/2009

Light a Fire 2009

Jon Springer

The nonprofit organization, Elders in Action, works to provide seniors with a better quality of life. Sometimes that’s as simple as offering a sympathetic ear, and sometimes it means tackling complex issues like medical debt.

  • Published 11/23/2009

Light a Fire 2009

Kreeg Peeples

Kreeg Peeples is ashamed to admit that years ago, when his son was collecting canned food for needy families, he wondered why the recipients didn’t just go get a job. “I didn’t understand then that they were getting the bad breaks that you and I didn’t,”

  • Published 11/23/2009

Light a Fire 2009

Matt Morton

Only 34 percent of Native American students in Portland Public Schools graduate within four years. It’s a number that Matt Morton—board chair for the Native American Youth and Family Center, or NAYA, a 35-year-old advocacy and resource center for Portland

  • Published 11/23/2009

Light a Fire 2009

Monica Beemer

It was 2001, and the troubled organization—an advocacy group for the homeless that runs a café serving low-cost nutritional meals—was losing $100,000 each year. To save Sisters, Beemer spent hours in her office fundraising and by 2005 Beemer had helped do

  • Published 11/23/2009

Web Exclusive

Our Mt Hood

The best of our reader submitted photos

  • Published 11/19/2009

Out and About

Halloween Memories

Good thing I was taking pictures

  • By John Chandler
  • Published 11/03/2009

Observatory

Baby, It’s Getting Cold Outside

Paperbush: a tropical looking plant for a temperate zone

  • Published 10/27/2009
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