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Monthly Archives: April 2010
Last weekend we got our potato starts in the ground. (These could have been planted early in the month, but I was busy and didn’t get around to it until now.) I am following Steve Solomon’s recommendations from his vegetable … Continue reading
1. NatureScaping’s Wildlife Botanical Gardens Plant Sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 24-25 at Wildlife Botanical Gardens, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Trees $8 and more; shrubs $5; perennials start at $1; Northwest native plants $3 and more. … Continue reading
If you are looking for some unusual perennials to spice up your borders, look no further than the bi-annual plant sale put on by the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon. There are dozens of vendors who bring their plants for … Continue reading
I have a few different sorts of Northwest native deciduous shrubs that are currently in bloom. These would include Indian Plum, or Oemleria cerasiformis; Red Elderberry, Sambucus racemosa; and Red-Flowering Currant, or Ribes sanguineum. Tall Oregon Grape, Mahonia aquifolium, has … Continue reading