Home and Garden in the April Issue

Domestic dispatches from Portland Monthly's April issue, including big ideas for small spaces and the hottest real estate trends.

By Allison Jones April 1, 2013

At every turn, Facer plays with scale, whether it’s a giant paper clip or a tiny niche that becomes a desk space.

 In the April issue of Portland Monthly, At Home readers will:

 Explore three of Portland's smallest high-style homes, and get shopping tips from the experts on how to bring space and light into your own limited-square-footage abode. 

Learn how to grow the perfect herbs for your spring cocktails, including the melodic quartet: parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme.

◊ Find Ken Forkish's recipe for a springtime salad with salami crisps, pickled asparagus, and smoked rye bread (plus a video how-to).

◊ Open up the Trophy Case filled with April's best locally-made stuff, from punk-rock pillows to the world's smallest flashlight.

◊ Take an edible and medicinal plant foraging lesson from author Rebecca Lerner along the wild streets of Northeast Portland.

◊ Dive into our 2013 Real Estate guide, exploring Portland's hottest micro-hoods and new trends in the local market.

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