Juniper

If you are thinking about building raised beds this year, we highly suggest using Juniper.  While cedar and fir are often preferred building materials,

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Stewarding Your First Garden

I love Portland for its bastion of dedicated gardeners, green thumb heretics, and impassioned seed savers. For the pollinator habitats, rain gardens, and sheet mulching hacks happening on every corner. Though, for first-time gardeners,

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Shifting miracles

Perhaps it’s an inevitable cliché —starting your gardening blog by talking about the weather. But, as a season moves in, a season moves out, and with it, we gardeners witness these interrelated, shifting miracles:

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Whiffs of autumn

Dear PDX Urban Farmers, Walking home the other evening, I found myself moving through cool pockets of air, experiencing a certain relief, with another clear sign of fall’s approach. I don’t know about you, but these whiffs of autumn are clear in my garden too–

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