Category Archives: Seasons

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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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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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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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 – 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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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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Tomatoes 2016

Tomatoes (Lycopersicon esculentum) – Indeterminate unless noted. Lovingly and organically grown in Overlook Neighborhood, Portland, these sturdy tomato starts will thrive and offer one of the joys of the summer garden. There’s nothing else like a homegrown tomato! Plant once … Continue reading

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