notes to self

See? It works!

Cellar your green tomatoes next October for ripe beauties into November

11/16/2010 By Kate Bryant


Trees of Hoyt Arboretum

- take your pick of a conifer or a flowering tree tour

11/12/2010 By Kate Bryant

places to go

Trees of the Lone Fir Cemetery

Autumn is the perfect time for Lone Fir’s monthly walking tour – this Saturday Nov 13, 2010

11/12/2010 By Kate Bryant


Autumnal Arrangement Class

a hands-on class using gleanings from the forest floor

11/09/2010 By Kate Bryant

weekend (and beyond) picks

Manzanitas and Birds

a couple of interesting talks

11/05/2010 By Kate Bryant


Day of the Dead

flowers for the departed

11/02/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Paperwhites by Thanksgiving!

Plant them up soon for fragrant flowering gifts for the holidays

11/01/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Fall Planting Season

Time For Sweet Deals on Great Plants

10/28/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

how to ripen your green tomatoes

harvest them asap – they may yet turn red!

10/22/2010 By Kate Bryant


Lessons from My Mother’s Garden

The original "green thumb" in my family

10/19/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Clackamas Community College’s Plant Sale

This Wednesday!

10/18/2010 By Kate Bryant



home again, home again, jiggety jig!

10/16/2010 By Kate Bryant

good stuff

Busy as a Bee?

an entrancing bee calendar whose purchase will help support the Xerces Society’s valuable work

09/30/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Planty, Gardeny Events This Weekend

An amazing plant sale, a very good garden tour and a really valuable volunteer opportunity

09/24/2010 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

profile: good businesses

Ferguson’s Fragrant Garden Nursery and Heirloom Garden Roses

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

09/13/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Muddy Boot Festival 2010

- green, sustainable, corny – and GOATY!

09/10/2010 By Kate Bryant