THE ART OF ARRANGEMENT

Bring Your Home to Life with Local Flowers

Fieldwork Flowers reveals how to build a better bouquet.

10/05/2015 By Rachel Ritchie

OREGON TRAILS

The Northwest's 8 Best Wildflower Hikes

Wildflower season is coming! Celebrate with some of our favorite floral displays in the region.

03/26/2015 By Portland Monthly Staff

GIFT IDEAS

8 Places to Find Locally-Grown Flowers for Valentine's Day

Portland florists design Valentine's Day posies and bouquets from locally-grown and organic flowers. Show them the love!

01/30/2015 By Kate Bryant and Allison Jones

NORTHWEST EVENTS

Final Weekend of Lily Festival

This weekend marks the end of Forest Grove's 2nd annual Lily Festival.

07/29/2014 By Nicole Cordier

BIG PICTURE

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm's Bloom Boom

An artisan farming niche shows its true colors

04/02/2014 By Peter Holmstrom

RECIPES

Tincture Garden Flowers for Ethereal Cocktails

A local perfumer provides a perfectly simple recipe for making delicious, summery cocktails from the garden

08/19/2013 By Kate Bryant

Slideshow

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

08/13/2013

TIPS AND TOOLS

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

OUT AND ABOUT

Sabin's Bee-Friendly Frontyard Garden Tours 2013

No need to plan ahead - just print a map and head out with your phone for a guided tour of Sabin's bee-friendly front yard gardens

07/30/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT THIS NOW

Rose Mallow: Hardy Hibiscus For Tropicalesque Portland Gardens

Bring on the tropical look in your garden - plant cold-hardy, yet exotic-looking rose mallow

07/29/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT THIS NOW

A Must-Have, Dazzling Purple Perennial Salvia

Looking for that perfect, long-blooming perennial to tie your flower garden together? Try Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'.

07/23/2013 By Kate Bryant

GARDENING

National Pollinator Week 2013

National Pollinator Week 2013 kicks off with a compelling local story underscoring the importance of avoiding the use - and misuse - of toxic insecticides

06/21/2013 By Kate Bryant

GOOD IDEAS

A Dash of Basalt in Your Soil, Ma'm?

A locally produced rock offers a steady dose of minerals and trace elements to garden soil and containers. It might even make your tomatoes taste better!

06/14/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT THIS

A Gentle Giant: Gorgeous Geraniums

Made for shade, this super bionic looking, hot-pink geranium will inspire curiosity and plant lust!

06/07/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT THIS

Five Perfect Parking Strip Plants

Plant these drought tolerant and beautiful plants for an elegant parking strip garden with year-round interest

06/04/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT THIS

Sow Seeds Now for Summer Flowers

We offer a list of seeds you can plant now for colorful garden flowers this year. Time to get sowing!

05/20/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANTWISE

Cram Your Way to Spring Gardening Success

Pack in plants for seasonal glory

05/01/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT PICKS

Heavenly Hydrangeas

Find lots of old-fashioned mopheads, cutting-edge variegated cultivars, and dazzling wild species at Hydrangeas Plus Spring Sale 2013.

04/26/2013 By Kate Bryant

GARDENING EVENTS

Lilac Days (and Tulips, Too)

Take a jaunt just north of Portland for a festive, flower-filled festival. Come home with plants and bouquets!

04/23/2013 By Kate Bryant

PLANT PICKS

Lovely Lilies for Pacific Northwest Gardens

Plant the best, most gloriously fragrant lilies for Pacific Northwest gardens

04/13/2013 By Kate Bryant