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FREE Native Plants Workshop

Brought to you by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, these FREE workshops show participants how to create low-maintenance, low cost landscapes that conserve water, prevent pollution, and create healthy habitat for local birds & wildlife. 62 more words

News And Events

The Hazel - Adrienne Roberts

My love of the hazel (Corylus avellana) began with an early and disastrous summer holiday pony trek in the Black Mountains with my Mum and my sister. 531 more words

Native Plants

Native Plant Landscaping at Lathrop

by Barbara Walvoord

Originally published in Lathrop Lamp Post Aug. 26-Sept. 1, 2017

Soon, plants will be removed from a small area near the Inn, adjacent to Disabled Parking.  307 more words

Lamp Post

Flying The Alligator Flag

Alligator flag, or powdery thalia (Thalia dealbata)

Rain lilies rejoice in occasional dowsings, but other plants prefer to live in a damp, or even flooded, environment. 89 more words

Nature Photography

Lessons from the QC Pollinator Conference

I attended the Quad Cities Pollinator Conference on September 13-14, 2017. My conference experience began with a lesson on butterflies followed by traipsing through the Nahant Marsh identifying plants. 583 more words

Featured

SOME NATIVE PERENNIALS TO PLANT IN FALL

Asclepias tuberosa

Coreopsis Rising Sun

Echinacea purpurera

Echinacea angustifolia

Liatris spicata

Lupine Minarette Hybrids

Monarda Panorama Hybrids

Ratibida columnifera

Monarda fistulosa

SOME NATIVE PERENNIALS TO PLANT IN FALL… 659 more words

Gardening

Butterfly Gardening

Gardening for butterflies is easy and everyone with a garden should be sure to include both host and nectar plants. Unless you’re planning a garden specifically for butterflies, host plants often aren’t your first consideration. 598 more words

Garden