Category Archives: Native Plants

Design Your Own Yard Workshop

Design Your Own Yard!  Create a plan for your yard using permaculture design principles. A series of 6 collaborative work sessions will guide you through the design process, plant selection, budgeting and making a plan of action. Starting with a … Continue reading

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Permaculture Workshop at Xera Plants

Planting the Multi-functional Garden: A Permaculture look at the Xera Plants catalog  Update: The workshop is full! Thanks for all your interest. Check the events pages for more upcoming courses. Sat. March 24, 10 am – noon  Xera Plants Retail … Continue reading

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Design Your Own Yard ::: Landscape Design Coaching

Do you have ideas about how you’d like to use your yard, how it could look, feel and what kinds of plants you might like to grow – but you’re not sure how to plan it out? Resilience Design offers … Continue reading

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Drawing Plants: Winter Meditation

Join me for a winter drawing retreat on Wednesday evenings in January. Unplug for a couple hours and tune-in to the often overlooked beauty of winter in Portland. Using simple materials like pencil, charcoal, and ink, we’ll trace the arc … Continue reading

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Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Trees with New Eyes

I’m excited to be teaching a botany/ecology course with the Portland Underground Grad School in October. This is the next course in my Decoding Plants series – this time a schedule-friendly weekend workshop! Please join us! Details below. Saturday and … Continue reading

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Decoding Plants – Summer Session

I’m excited to teach a mid-summer session of my botany course with the Portland Underground Graduate School. Registration and Details  Portland Underground Grad School Decoding Plants: Seeing Urban Flora with New Eyes Tuesdays, July 8th – August 1st || 6:30-8:30 pm Meets in Overlook Neighborhood || North … Continue reading

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Plant Sale at Permaculture Rising – This Sunday!

Check out permaculture teacher Marisha Auerbach’s urban homestead and plant sale this Sunday in Southeast Portland. Marisha grows wonderful organic veggie starts, berries, medicinal herbs and more. Find her plant list and information about her garden here. Her partner Zane … Continue reading

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Plant Shopping in May/June

Thank you everyone who made our plant sale a wonderful day! So much sunshine, so many plants going out into the world to build more pollinator habitat, food forests and happy harvests for dinner time. The Resilience Design Nursery will … Continue reading

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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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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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