favorite plants

The Sweet, Sweet Scent of Autumn at Lan Su

sweet olive trees in bloom!

11/03/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Bovees Nursery

one of Portland’s great horticultural treasures

10/31/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Sale at Ferguson’s Fragrant Nursery

60% off any one item

10/28/2011 By Kate Bryant


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

favorite plants

Cold-Hardy Yuccas for Portland Gardens

Bold, swanky… and just a little dangerous! There’s a yucca for every situation

10/26/2011 By Kate Bryant

weekend project

Garlic-Planting Season

10/21/2011 By Kate Bryant

weekend garden project

Coming In From the Cold

how to overwinter tender plants indoors

10/14/2011 By Kate Bryant

horticultural education

Weather for Gardeners

the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon offers a class on understanding our climate from a gardener’s perspective

10/13/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Naked Boys

Colchicum species light up the fall garden with sparkly purple or white flowers that look dazzling against autumn leaves

10/11/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Chinese Orchids

learn about the cultural history and care of Chinese orchids at the Lan Su Garden this Sunday

10/06/2011 By Kate Bryant

Market Watch

Aye, Aye, Apple of My Eye

The ultimate apple tasting extravaganza is coming soon to Portland Nursery.

10/04/2011 By Kristin Belz

weekend garden project

Between the Sheets

create a luxurious garden bed with sheet mulching

10/03/2011 By Kate Bryant

great gardens


a romp around Ganna Walska’s legendary private playground outside Santa Barbara

09/23/2011 By Kate Bryant


Slide Show: Lotusland


good ideas

Plant-Driven Design

Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden’s plant-driven design philosophy

09/21/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

A Splash of Cool Pink in the Late Summer Garden

Cyclamen hederifolium

09/19/2011 By Kate Bryant


Geriatric Chickens

end-of-life issues for poultry

09/16/2011 By Kate Bryant