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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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Resilience Design Plant Sale and Open Garden – May 21

You’re invited! Come tour Mulysa’s garden, enjoy spring refreshments and shop for plants! Check out the Plant and Seed catalog here. Tomato variety listings here. There will be LOTS more at the sale that’s not on the list yet including cutting flower starts … 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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Plant Sale this Friday, July 1

Summer Plant and Seed Clearance Sale! Friday, July 1, 3-6 pm only. Limited quantities, 50% off regular prices. 5523 N. Detroit Ave. Portland OR, 97217. I’m clearing out my little nursery for the summer! Snap up some wonderful plants at … Continue reading

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Open House and Plant Sale – this Saturday

You are invited to the Resilience Design Open House this Saturday, April 23. 3 pm to 6 pm – 5523 N. Detroit Ave, Portland, OR 97217 Check out my gardens and little green house, see recent landscape plans by Resilience Design, sample … 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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Plant Sale April 18

The tomato seedlings are all potted up, the seeds are packaged and just about all the fruit trees and berry bushes have arrived. Come pick up your order on Saturday, April 18. Or shop from a big selection of plants … Continue reading

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Arctic Raspberries

This pretty ground cover blooms early with bright pink flowers and has red fruits in mid-summer.  As the name suggests, it’s very cold hardy. I’m excited to try it for the first time this year and have three varieties at … Continue reading

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Invasive Plants in the Neighborhood

Here’s one of our articles from the latest edition of Overlook Views Newsletter. Invasive Plants in Overlook Neighborhood by Mulysa Melco Have you ever noticed ivy smothering a tree or Himalayan blackberry engulfing an alley or fence line? These are … Continue reading

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Pesticide Free Neighborhood Update

From the Overlook Views Newsletter: Pesticide Free Neighborhood Update by Mulysa Melco Over 300 households have taken the Healthy Lawn and Garden pledge, bringing Overlook closer to becoming Portland’s first pesticide free neighborhood. A few teams of neighbors have started … Continue reading

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