Tag Archives: Organic Gardening

Plant Shopping in May/June

Thank you everyone who made our plant sale a wonderful day! So much sunshine, so many plants going out into the world to build more pollinator habitat, food forests and happy harvests for dinner time. The Resilience Design Nursery will … Continue reading

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Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks

Changing Tides: Citizen-Led Action for Pesticide Free Parks A one-day workshop with Rewild Portland I’m excited to co-teach this workshop with Tao Orion, author of Beyond the War on Invasive Species: A Permaculture Approach to Ecosystems Restoration.  Learn about the concerns … 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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Edible Plant Sale

Resilience Design is holding an edible plant sale this spring to benefit the education programs of Sustainable Overlook. Order forms are available now!

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Pickled Beets

  It’s time to harvest beets and make sweet beet pickles! They are a pretty addition to an appetizer tray, are great in salads with blue cheese and walnuts or just for snacking. I use the 1967 Ball Blue Book … Continue reading

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Gardening Series: Pest Control and Companion Planting

Save the date for Sustainable Overlook’s June gardening class: Pest Control and Companion Planting: Creating Conditions for Ecological Balance Third Thursday, June 20th, from 6:00-8:00 pm Take a walk through two gardens (two blocks apart) and learn the EASY way … Continue reading

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Edible Garden Tour

In an effort to promote local self reliance, food security and a growing support of food not lawns… Come out Saturday, September 15 and view a small but verdant selection of edible food gardens in our neighborhood. You can walk … Continue reading

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Grow Your Own: Protein

Our garden is providing lots of our fruits, berries, herbs and vegetables and now we are experimenting with ways to produce more calories and nutrition on site. Grain, nuts, eggs and beans are the main subjects. In our vegetarian system, animals … Continue reading

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Tomatoes 2012

Here’s the list of this year’s tomatoes. I have restrained myself and only grown 70 starts. I have room for up to 20 in my garden so there are a limited number available for sale. They are organically grown in my … Continue reading

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