things to do

Hot Summer Bloomers

no, not naughty Victorian undergarments – flowers, silly!

08/09/2010 By Kate Bryant

Get Dirty

Perennials That Flop

here’s what to do

08/03/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Flowering Maple

One of the most luscious plants of late summer. And fall. And winter.

07/30/2010 By Kate Bryant

horticultural ed

Design Tips from Dan Hinkley

notes from the 2010 PPA conference in Portland

07/25/2010 By Kate Bryant

good gardening

Bad, Naughty Invasive Plants

and what to do about them

07/21/2010 By Kate Bryant

garden tours

A Garden With Chutzpa

07/18/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Painted Tongue

the best annual flower of 2010

07/16/2010 By Kate Bryant

Get Dirty

Pruning Lavender

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

07/11/2010 By Kate Bryant


Slide Show: Pruning Lavender


things to do

ANLD Garden Tour 2010

Saturday July 10, 2010

07/08/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Relax – It’s Lavender Time

07/07/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Visit Luscher Farm

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

06/30/2010 By Kate Bryant


Slide Show: Visit Luscher Farm


plant of the week


06/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant files

Cute As a Button

ball- and button-shaped flowers

06/25/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Grafted Tomatoes

An old-fashioned technique with a new use for home vegetable gardeners

06/21/2010 By Kate Bryant