plant of the week

Naked Boys

Colchicum species light up the fall garden with sparkly purple or white flowers that look dazzling against autumn leaves

10/11/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Chinese Orchids

learn about the cultural history and care of Chinese orchids at the Lan Su Garden this Sunday

10/06/2011 By Kate Bryant

weekend garden project

Between the Sheets

create a luxurious garden bed with sheet mulching

10/03/2011 By Kate Bryant

great gardens


a romp around Ganna Walska’s legendary private playground outside Santa Barbara

09/23/2011 By Kate Bryant

good ideas

Plant-Driven Design

Lauren Springer Ogden and Scott Ogden’s plant-driven design philosophy

09/21/2011 By Kate Bryant


Plantwise: Frost Fever

Season's change and a chilly wind is bound to blow. Plant those bulbs and cover your tomatoes.

09/21/2011 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

A Splash of Cool Pink in the Late Summer Garden

Cyclamen hederifolium

09/19/2011 By Kate Bryant


Geriatric Chickens

end-of-life issues for poultry

09/16/2011 By Kate Bryant

great gardens

Ron Finley’s Urban Garden

first under attack; then praised

09/15/2011 By Kate Bryant


Floral Firecrackers

Crocosmia and why they are so fabulous

09/09/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Two Tomato Taste-Offs

09/06/2011 By Kate Bryant

things to do

It's Dahlia Season!

two local treasure-troves of dahlia lusciousness

09/02/2011 By Kate Bryant

good ideas

Find Garden Inspiration in Nature

A hike on Mt Hood reveals some lovely native plant combinations

08/31/2011 By Kate Bryant


Garden World Sale

08/29/2011 By Kate Bryant


Plantwise: Fall Kickoff

Get your digging done for fall's cover crop planting.

08/26/2011 By Kate Bryant

good ideas

Avoid the Coneflower Blues

handy tips from the King of the Coneflower

08/23/2011 By Kate Bryant

nature's garden

Not Exactly Cultivated

high summer on the Deschutes

08/18/2011 By Kate Bryant