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Winter Container Combos

Plant up a container to liven up your porch or front steps from October through May.

10/16/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant swap

Plant Swap at Schoolhouse Electric

Bring some plants, take some home: it's an old-school plant swap at Schoolhouse Electric

10/10/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

The Ultimate Plant Sale

Stupendous plant sale + perfect time to plant. It's a no-brainer!

10/08/2012 By Kate Bryant

garden events

MOMIX's Botanica Coming to Portland

Join the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon and get a discount on White Bird tickets to MOMIX's Botanica

10/05/2012 By Kate Bryant

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Five Fab Fall Flowers

Five flowers that are worth waiting all summer for

10/04/2012 By Kate Bryant


Fall Home & Garden Show

The Home & Garden Show will have a small, but excellent, plant sale this year. Don't miss it!

10/02/2012 By Kate Bryant

get growing

Get Garlic Now!

Local nurseries have just received shipments of garlic and shallots - don't delay: pick out the best varieties and fattest cloves while they're fresh!

09/28/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Plant Sales Galore!

There are some knock-down plant sales today through the weekend - get ready to do some digging!

09/28/2012 By Kate Bryant


Fall to the Wall

The cycle of harvest and planting marches on so keep an eye on your gardening to-do list.

09/21/2012 By Kate Bryant

get growing

Why Plant Cover Crops?

Improve soil tilth, enrich soil and prevent soil erosion - all in one fell swoop!

09/19/2012 By Kate Bryant


Northwest VegFest

Learn to prepare healthful, plant-based meals at Northwest VegFest.

09/19/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Xera Plants Fall Fundraiser and Sale

Wholesale nursery Xera Plants opens to the public for a three day plant-shopping weekend extravaganza

09/17/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

Fall Plant Sale at Luscher Farm

Luscher Farm in Lake Oswego hosts a plant sale, gardening demos, veggie tastings and tours of the Rogerson Clematis Collection and gardens!

09/12/2012 By Kate Bryant

garden tour

Green on Green Gardening Tour

The last big garden tour of the summer showcases six unique gardens in inner NE Portland

09/11/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant sale

7 Dees Fall Sale

Trees, shrubs, vines, and perennials as well as pottery, patio furniture and soil are on sale at Dennis' Seven Dees Nurseries Sept 6-16.

09/06/2012 By Kate Bryant

garden events

Tomato Taste Off 2012

Think your tomatoes taste especially great? Enter them in the Tomato Taste-Off this weekend!

09/04/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Hardy Fuchsias for Portland Gardeners

Fuchsias have a reputation for being old-fashioned plants. But as with other old-school flowers, they're making a come-back as gardeners discover their popularity with hummingbirds and pollinators.

08/29/2012 By Kate Bryant

Gardening Classes

Free and Cheap Gardening Classes Sprout in Portland!

Take advantage of free and low-cost gardening classes and demos around the Portland area throughout late summer and fall.

08/27/2012 By Kate Bryant

Plant This!

Showy Late Summer Blooming Perennial Flowers

The weather's finally warm enough to sit outside and and enjoy the garden with a cup of tea in the morning or a cold drink in the evening.

08/24/2012 By Kate Bryant

Market Watch

Hurrah for Broccoli Romanesco

Who needs art when we have vegetables?

08/23/2012 By Kristin Belz