about the soil: “The Tillamook Series consists of very deep, moderately well drained soils formed in mixed alluvium on stream terraces. Slopes are 0 to 15 percent. The mean annual precipitation is about 90 inches and the mean annual temperature … Continue reading
By now you’re probably wondering will this blog ever stop dining out on the Portland garden bloggers meetup. Just one more for now on the plants that really had my number. Which is undeniably an odd number, but the heart … Continue reading
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Tagged Acacia covenyi, Acanthus sennii, Achnatherum calamagrostis 'Silver Spike'', Aechmea recurvata, Aeonium 'Zwartkop', Asphodeline lutea, Berkheya purpurea, Bupleurum spinosum, Cirsium occidentale, Cistus Nursery, Crambe maritima, Dancing Oaks Nursery, Eryngium maritimum, Garden Bloggers Fling 2014 Portland, hardy scheffleras, McMenamins Kennedy School, Potentilla calabra, Potentilla gelida, Potentilla hippiana
The Alstromeria isabellana that I brought home from Far Reaches Farm in Port Townsend, Washington, opened its first bloom in my garden in Southern California a couple days ago. Sean Hogan had pointed it out to me in a display … Continue reading
I find vacations in the Pacific Northwest have a lot in common with Chinese food; after being home for a few days, you’re hungry for another serving of Puget Sound, please. I’m sitting at a table in my garden in … Continue reading
Posted in agaves, woody lilies, Bulbs, creatures, design, garden travel, garden visit, journal, plant crushes, plant nurseries, Plant Portraits, pots and containers, succulents
Tagged Actaea 'Black Negligee', Agastache 'Blue Boa', Agastache 'Summer Glow', Aloe striatula, Aralia cordata 'Sun King', Bupleurum falcatum, Calla 'Edge of Night', Cistus Nursery, Crocosmia 'Twilight Fairy Gold', Dan Heims, Dancing Oaks Nursery, Danger Garden, dierama, Echinacea 'Now Cheesier', Echinacea 'Pink Sapphire', Echinacea 'Secret Lust', echinacea hybrids, Eucomis 'Can-Can', Fatsia japonica 'Spider Web', Hakonechloa macra 'All Gold', Leonard Foltz, Leycesteria formosa, Loree Bohl, McMenamins Kennedy School, Oregon Garden Resort, Plant Lust, Rhus typhina, Sauvie Island, Terra Nova, Tiger Eye Sumac, Yucca rostrata 'Sapphire Skies'