plant of the week

Crinum x powellii

yes, you can grow this tropical-looking treasure in Portland!

08/08/2011 By Kate Bryant

weekend garden project

Sow Late Summer Vegetables

it’s the perfect time to plant, if you’re planting the right stuff

08/05/2011 By Kate Bryant


Fabulous Terrarium Give-Away

win a gorgeous terrarium from Artemisia or a copy of Terrarium Craft

08/04/2011 By Kate Bryant

get dirty


grafted plants require annual attention

08/02/2011 By Kate Bryant

good ideas

Front Lawn Insanity!

you can’t eat grass…

07/29/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Dancing Oaks Summer Garden Festival

Saturday July 30, 2011 – 9:30 am to 4 pm

07/29/2011 By Kate Bryant

horticultural travels

David C. Lam Asian Garden at UBC

a horticultural Mecca!

07/28/2011 By Kate Bryant


Slide Show: Dulcy Mahar



Dulcy Mahar

The Oregonian garden columnist’s garden opens one more time

07/26/2011 By Kate Bryant

get dirty

Make Babies! (Plants, That Is…)

try your hand at the easiest propagation method around

07/22/2011 By Kate Bryant

Market Watch

Scape from Planet Garlic

There’s more to garlic than just the bulb.

07/21/2011 By Kristin Belz


Buy Spring Bulbs Now

…while you can still remember what the garden looked like in March, April and May!

07/21/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Try Mt Etna Broom - a Broom That's Nice, Not Naughty!

Genista aetnensis

07/18/2011 By Kate Bryant

gardening events

National Pollinator Week

June 20-26, 2011 was National Pollinator Week, but you can start creating a pollinator-friendly garden now

07/08/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Oregon Lavender Festival 2011

07/06/2011 By Kate Bryant


Vegetables to Plant Now

07/01/2011 By Kate Bryant


grafted vegetables

Not just tomatoes anymore!

06/30/2011 By Kate Bryant