Creating a small, plant-rich garden in zone 8 can be a brutal business. Faced with so many tempting choices in such an agreeable climate, a small garden runs the danger of sinking into visual chaos. Wielding the power of refusal, … 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
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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'
Day one of a week touring gardens and nurseries in the Pacific Northwest. Here’s a clue to our first stop after landing in Portland, Oregon. Still stumped? More clues… Obviously, this can only be Loree’s incredible garden (the Danger Garden), … Continue reading
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Tagged Apartment Therapy, Danger Garden, Lila, Loree Bohl, Oregon, Pacific Northwest, Portland