Patio Primer

5 Things to Consider as You Plan Your Perfect Backyard Escape

Tip no. 1: Get really into drainage.

05/30/2021 By Marty Patail

Shopping

In a Year that Decimated Small Businesses, This Family-Owned Portland Nursery Hit a Sales High

Cornell Farms reported a more than 40 percent increase in sales in 2020 over the year before.

03/10/2021 By Elizabeth Dye

Food Carts

12 Portland Food Cart Pods with Covered Outdoor Seating

Don’t let the rain ruin your food cart adventures. Some of these have heaters, too!

01/29/2021 By Katherine Chew Hamilton, Marty Patail, Margaret Seiler, and Gabriel Granillo

News to Chew

10 Restaurants Offering Outdoor Dining in Portland

Just in time for 80-degree July days, these spots have nailed distance dining outdoors.

07/16/2020 By Lauren Carlos

Buzzfeed

These Native Plants Are Balm to Pacific Northwest Pollinators

Help a bee out, why don’t you?

03/27/2020 By Jennifer Krazit