plant this!

Mock Orange: Tender but Tough

an early summer favorite fills the air with fragrance

06/28/2012 By Kate Bryant

places to go


A charming new retail plant nursery at NE 23rd & Alberta.

06/21/2012 By Kate Bryant

pollinator conservation

Three Ways To Help Pollinators in Your Garden

06/20/2012 By Kate Bryant

things to do


It’s a patio furniture swap meet!

06/19/2012 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Garden Conservancy Open Garden Days

Five gardens in the Hillsboro/Aloha area open Sat June 23rd

06/15/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant this!

Uncommon Roses

Rose City’s roses have much more to offer than pretty flowers

06/12/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant geek's corner

Raconteur and Seed Collector Steve Newall Talks Plants!

watch out – attending might just inspire you book the next flight to the Land of the Long White Cloud!

06/07/2012 By Kate Bryant

plant this!

Cape Fuchsia

colorful, adaptable and one of the best hummingbird plants around

06/05/2012 By Kate Bryant

Slide Show

Do Fence Me In

There are nearly as many kinds of fences as neighbors who make them. Take a tour in this visual diary.

05/28/2012 By Kristin Belz


In the Garden of the Curious and Unique

Yesterday and Tomorrow, but right for today too.

05/27/2012 By Kristin Belz

get dirty

What To Do About Slugs

fascinating creatures, but not so great when they’re devouring your plants…

05/25/2012 By Kate Bryant

what's new

Specialty Annuals

keep an eye out for unusual annual flowers this spring!

05/21/2012 By Kate Bryant

To Read

The 50 Mile Bouquet

Local and sustainable hits the florist shop.

05/20/2012 By Kristin Belz

things to do

Vertical Gardening Class, RPR Open House and Clematis Garden Tour

great weekend gardening events

05/18/2012 By Kate Bryant


Solabee Buzzes

Beautiful florals and botanicals to go in NoPo.

05/13/2012 By Kristin Belz

Things to do

News Flash: Amy Stewart Does "Wicked Bugs" in Portland!

Come out tonight and listen to her entertaining discussion on how humans and bugs’ lives intersect.

05/11/2012 By Kate Bryant

get dirty

When to Plant Veggies…

There’s plenty you can plant right now but hold off just a little longer on the warm-weather crops

05/08/2012 By Kate Bryant