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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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Pesticide Free Overlook

An article from the Overlook Views Newsletter: Pesticide Free Overlook is on the Way by Mulysa Melco Overlook is on its way to becoming Portland’s first pesticide-free neighborhood with over 250 households taking Metro’s healthy lawn and garden pledge. Sustainable … Continue reading

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Quince

Cydonia oblonga ROSACEAE, The Rose family My way of organizing the kitchen as I unpacked at my new home in Portland years ago was to make a quince goat cheese tart at the same time. The first thing I needed … Continue reading

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