Wilderness Escape

A Remote Mountain Lodge Reopens in Oregon's Eagle Cap Wilderness

Back in the 1950s, the Minam River Lodge was a hunting retreat with no road access. On May 27, the lodge reopened—as isolated as ever, but with stunning new perks.

05/25/2017 By Ramona DeNies


Smart Ideas for the Vegetable Garden

A visit to the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden's test garden reveals a passel of clever ideas for your edible garden



Slide Show: Smart Ideas for the Vegetable Garden

A visit to the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden reveals clever ways to improve your vegetable garden

08/13/2013 By Kate Bryant


Incredible Edibles and Handmade Gardens

Get your garden on! Spring in Oregon means great plant sales and gardening events. Head out this weekend for some warm-weather gardening inspiration

05/03/2013 By Kate Bryant


Shade Tolerant Vegetables

So you think you don't have enough sun for your veggie garden? Think again!

04/18/2013 By Kate Bryant


Five Favorite Asian Veggies to Grow This Year

Five favorite uncommon and delicious Asian vegetables to grow in your garden this year

04/05/2013 By Kate Bryant


Grow Easy, Delectable Portuguese Kale

Gloriously sweet, tender, and oh-so-productive Portuguese kale is a cinch to grow—and now's the time to plant it!

03/22/2013 By Kate Bryant


Plantwise: Smokin' Herbs

Garnish your spring cocktails with fresh herbs.

03/22/2013 By Kate Bryant


The Drunken Botanist Happy Hour

Cornell Farm celebrates Amy Stewart's book, The Drunken Botanist, with a cocktail happy hour—and a lesson in planting a cocktail garden.

03/19/2013 By Kate Bryant


Plant Perfect Peas for Portland

Select the best pea varieties for your needs, and get planting!

03/16/2013 By Kate Bryant


A Perfect Portland Cocktail Garden

Author Amy Stewart recommends her favorite five herbs and veggies essential for the savvy home mixologist.

03/12/2013 By Kate Bryant


Start Your Own Seeds

Starting seeds indoors is easy, fun and doesn't need to cost much. Just follow these simple directions and get growing!

02/12/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE: edibles

Brighten Your Winter Garden with (Oddly Enough!) Blueberries

It's cold outside, but it's the perfect time to head out to your favorite local nursery and buy blueberry plants!

01/18/2013 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

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

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

edible gardening

Grafted Tomatoes

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

06/21/2010 By Kate Bryant

edible gardening

Top Tomato Tip

05/23/2010 By Kate Bryant


Mushroom Hunting

Forage for delicious edible mushrooms right here in Portland

04/27/2010 By Emma Hall