good gardening

Planting for Pleasure

06/10/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

InFARMation at Roots Brewing

tonight – Wed June 9

06/09/2010 By Kate Bryant

garden projects

Plant a Summery Container

06/08/2010 By Kate Bryant

Things To Do

Wine and Roses – Seriously!

Heirloom Old Garden Roses’ Rose Days – this weekend

06/02/2010 By Kate Bryant

things to do

Several Great Reasons to Join the HPSO

several great gardeny and planty events in the coming weeks

05/28/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Tree Hugging

Planting new trees is more complicated than meets the eye. Learn how to pick the right trees and plant in the right spots to insure that your organic addition survives the test of time.

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

O, Tannenbaum

How to select your tree and celebrate Christmas in the most sustainable way possible. (Hint: avoid large farms and chain stores.)

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Down to Earth

Planting a good vegetable garden is more than just digging a hole and sticking your seeds in the soil. Learn how to select the perfect plot and plant the right way to get the most out of your home-grown veggies.

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Friends and Foes

Insects and other small terrestrial and airborne creatures play a vital role in any garden’s overall health. Which are bad and which are good is a more complicated distinction than commonly meets the eye. But do not fear, Portland Monthly is here to clear

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Very Berry Blue

Blueberries aren't for the impatient, but the wait is worthwhile. Planting your own blueberry patch cuts out the sometimes expensive middleman, and who doesn't like easy access berries? Learn all the intricacies of blueberry patch planting with our instru

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Fresh Starts

The first step to planting your new garden is keeping in mind how many plants you can realistically manage. The second step is knowing what you want. Start planning your planting in the winter and get ready for your vegetable harvest with our guide to sow

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

Portland Spaces: Handbook

Leafy Aspirations

Early spring is the perfect time to plant baby greens, as mild spring temperatures facilitates faster-growing and sweeter-tasting leaves. Learn how to find your perfect plot, choose your blend of greens, sow your seeds, and protect and harvest your patch.

05/27/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Salvia greggii

Autumn sage – one of the earliest sages to flower in spring

05/26/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Top Tomato Tip

05/23/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Bearded Iris

Take a new look at old-fashioned bearded iris (Iris germanica)

05/19/2010 By Kate Bryant

weeds

Oregon Invasive Weed Awareness Week 2010

May 16 to May 22, 2010

05/17/2010 By Kate Bryant

Dig

Clematis ‘Rooguchi’

An easy to care for flowering vine, Clematis 'Rooguchi', will add vertical color to your garden.

05/17/2010 By Kate Bryant

Get Dirty

Get Out and Plant Your Veggies!

beans, squash, and cukes – oh my!

05/14/2010 By Kate Bryant

upcoming events

Plant Sales, Garden Tours and More

05/12/2010 By Kate Bryant

plant of the week

Blanche Rock Rose

Cistus ‘Blanche’ (properly known as C. ×aguilarii)

05/11/2010 By Kate Bryant