Tag Archives: 2015

FarWest 2015 – a flurry of fun and fabulous!

This past weekend the who’s who of the hort industry gathered in our fair town for the Oregon Nursery Association’s annual extravaganza – the FarWest show. Gina, William and I left our worries behind and went together for a day … Continue reading

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The Food, the Shade, and the Formal – three totally different gardens

Next weekend the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon is yet again partnering with the Garden Conservancy for the annual Garden Conservancy Open Garden Tour. The tour is a fundraiser for a couple of good causes – it supports both organizations’ … Continue reading

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Marsala – 2015 Pantone Color of the Year – in the garden.

In December, the time of year when the Pantone Color of the Year is announced, there usually isn’t a whole lot of any sort of color in my garden. But last week, when I was piddling around out there, I … Continue reading

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Plant Nerd Night 2015 – crowds, people and nerds… and plants!

Last Friday, I went to my life’s second Plant Nerd Night. It is an annual plant geek revelry, hosted by Mike Darcy, local radio plant nerd extraordinaire, and sponsored by a number of great garden related companies. Both times I’ve … Continue reading

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