Author Archives: mulysa

Meadowscaping

Meadows will soon be in bloom, providing rich habitat and beauty all season long. Did you know that much of the Willamette Valley was once open prairie? The native meadow habitat included annual and perennials flowers like the ones pictured here, … Continue reading

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Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks

Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks A one-day workshop with Rewild Portland I’m excited to co-teach this workshop with Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species: A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystems Restoration.  Learn about the concerns … Continue reading

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Drawing Plants Workshop – Feb. 4 -25

Take an art break! I’m teaching this workshop through the Portland Underground Graduate School.  Saturdays in February, 2/4, 11, 18, 25, from 2 – 4 pm. $100. Meet at SE Uplift, 3534 SE Main St, Portland, OR 97214 Observation drawing … Continue reading

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Botany with Siskiyou Permaculture

I’m excited to announce this course I will be teaching with Tomi Hazel in May in the botanical wonderland of the Siskiyous! Registration is now open. Please be in touch with any questions. Advanced Permaculture Course in Botany with Siskiyou … Continue reading

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Upcoming Course: Decoding Plants

Hi Friends, I’m excited to be teaching a plant course in September through Portland Underground Grad School. It’s called Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Flora with New Eyes. If you’ve been wanting to learn plant identification or just sharpen your skills, join … Continue reading

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Plant Sale this Friday, July 1

Summer Plant and Seed Clearance Sale! Friday, July 1, 3-6 pm only. Limited quantities, 50% off regular prices. 5523 N. Detroit Ave. Portland OR, 97217. I’m clearing out my little nursery for the summer! Snap up some wonderful plants at … Continue reading

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Botanizing in the Siskiyous

Here are some images from a recent weekend trip to the Little Applegate Valley in Southern Oregon where the late spring waves of wildflowers and butterflies are aglow. I’ll be co-teaching a 6-day botany course there in May 2017. Stay … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Thanks to all who came to the Open House and Plant sale – it was lovely to see all of you! I have just a few tomato plants left, and a nice selection of fruit trees, berries, herbs and seeds. To shop … Continue reading

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Open House and Plant Sale – this Saturday

You are invited to the Resilience Design Open House this Saturday, April 23. 3 pm to 6 pm – 5523 N. Detroit Ave, Portland, OR 97217 Check out my gardens and little green house, see recent landscape plans by Resilience Design, sample … Continue reading

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Tomatoes 2016

Tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) – Indeterminate unless noted. Lovingly and organically grown in Overlook Neighborhood, Portland, these sturdy tomato starts will thrive and offer one of the joys of the summer garden. There’s nothing else like a homegrown tomato! Plant once … Continue reading

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