Category Archives: Native Plants

Social Forestry 2016

  In late January I attended a week-long Social Forestry workshop with Siskiyou Permaculture at Wolf Gulch Farm in Southern Oregon. It was a rich course that covered so many aspects of learning to live in deeper relationship with our landscapes … Continue reading

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Happy 2016!

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Fall Planting Time – Fruit Tree Sale! 20% off

The rains are finally here and it’s time to plant! I’m clearing out my plant inventory with a sale of fruit trees, berry bushes, herbs, natives and perennial veggies. Everything is 20% off! There are lovely pear and plum trees, columnar … Continue reading

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Woodland Food Forest Workshop

I’m excited to announce the first of a year-long series of workshops I’ll be teaching at the beautiful Atlan Center in White Salmon, WA in the Columbia River Gorge. Save the date and join in for all or part of … Continue reading

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Resilience Design at Kenton Farmer’s Market – This Friday

Visit Kenton Farmer’s Market this Friday, June 19 from 3 pm to 7 pm for fresh veggies, treats and family fun. Sustainable Overlook and Resilience Design will be guests at the Trillium School farm stand, with lots of potted plants … Continue reading

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Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour

This Saturday! June 6th Trillium Charter School, 5420 N. Interstate Ave. open 10-11 am Four Neighborhood Gardens open 10 am to 3 pm The Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour is this Saturday, June 6th. Start at Trillium Charter School (open from 10-11 … Continue reading

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Place Your Edible Plant Sale Order by March 31

Order by March 31 for the best selection. You can also shop from a big selection of plants and seeds at the Sustainable Overlook Spring Garden Fair on Saturday, April 18th. If you pre-ordered, pick up your plants that day … Continue reading

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Plant Sale Updates!

As the growing season quickly gets started there have been some new plants added to the sale offerings, including these three native flowers: Tarweed (Madia spp.) is a great native pollinator plant to provide late-season nectar flow. The cheerful yellow … Continue reading

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My Meadow

The little meadowscape test plot I seeded in February is blooming! I used a seed mix of specifically Willamette Valley native flowers and planted a few species from pots including Roemer’s fescue, Western milkweed, Douglas aster and meadow strawberry. So … Continue reading

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Blue Elderberry

Blue Elderberry. Continue reading

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