Category Archives: Pollinators

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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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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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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Happy 2016!

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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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Protect our Pollinators – March 25

A note from the Audubon Society of Portland: We need your help to protect Oregon’s birds and bees! At 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 25, the Portland City Commissioners are holding a hearing to discuss a proposed ordinance to prohibit … 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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Creating Urban Pollinator Habitat

An article for the upcoming issue of Overlook Views Newsletter by Mulysa Melco What’s all the buzz about bees? They have been in the news lately because honey bee populations are is crisis and our native bees are under threat … Continue reading

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