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April 14, 2015
Orange Globe Mallow

Orange Globe Mallow – Central Oregon Plant of the Week

Orange Globe Mallow – Sphaeralcea munroana – Central Oregon Plant of the Week USDA Zones 4 -9 if you are looking for a colorful native perennial, […]
March 26, 2015

Today is National Spinach Day

Today is National Spinach Day. When researching this day, I was unable to find any historical references at to when it was started. There are no […]
March 24, 2015
Ducks in Pond

Landscape Design for the Birds

 While attending the High Desert Green Industry Conference, I had the opportunity to browse through some great books from Paulina Springs Books. I purchased Gardening for […]
March 14, 2015
Forsythia flowers are rays of sunshine.

Forsythia – Central Oregon Plant of the Week

If you are looking for a ray of golden sunshine this time of year in the garden, you should consider planting Forsythia, also known as Golden […]
March 9, 2015
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Landscape Ideas for Dogs

When people think of Bend, Oregon, craft beer, Subarus and dogs comes to mind.  According to www.visitbend.com, it is a well-known legend among Bend locals that […]
March 4, 2015

Oceanspray – Central Oregon Plant of the Week

Oceanspray – Holodiscus discolor – Common names include creambush, arrowwood, and ironwood. USDA Zone: 5 – 8. Oceanspray is a native multistem moderately fast growing deciduous […]