Category Archives: Native Plants

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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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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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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Spring Plant List

It’s planting time! No big plant sale this year, too busy designing gardens but I do have a wonderful selection of plants for sale: limited quantities of my favorite fruit trees, berry bushes, perennial edibles, herbs and seeds, all chosen … Continue reading

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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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