Category Archives: Permaculture

Plant Sale at Marisha’s Nursery

Plant Sale at Marisha’s Nursery – Woodstock Neighborhood, Southeast Portland Saturday, June 23, 10 am – 3 pm 4816 SE 50th Ave., just north of Raymond St. (Please avoid alley, turn onto 50th from Raymond) Join us for our last plant sale … Continue reading

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Drawing Plants: Summer Session

My next workshop is coming up in June though the Portland Underground Graduate School. It’s blend of art, science and medicine. We’ll be celebrating midsummer and learning about local, edible and medicinal plants (from my food forest guilds plus cool … Continue reading

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Spring Plant Sale!

Spring Plant Sale ~ A Fundraiser for Beach School Garden Beach Elementary School, 1710 N Humboldt St, Portland, OR 97217 Fri. May 11, 3 to 6 pm Sat. May 12, 10 am to 6 pm Resilience Design’s spring plant sale … Continue reading

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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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Fall Planting Time – Fruit tree sale!

This is a great time of year to get trees and shrubs settled in to the ground and I’m extending my fall planting time sale till the end of November. All Fruit Trees 20% off! Includes Asian pears, European pears, … 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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Join the Resilience Design Newsletter

My next e-newsletter will be a summer reading list and movies that form the inspiration for my permaculture work and teaching and I consider an essential tool kit for earth repair of all kinds. I would love to share it … 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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