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Veni, vidi, WeHoP – a glorious garden geek adventure – part 1

It started with an invitation to visit WeHoP – Western Horticultural Products – a Pacific Northwest plant broker that tests and experiments with an enormous variety of plants to determine their suitability for the PNW climate, and then supplies them … Continue reading

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The Saving Grace of Shade

Yesterday, temperatures hit 100 F here in Portland – the hottest day so far of 2012. Compared to other areas of our overheating world, we’ve obviously been spared a great deal of angst and discomfort so far, and should consider … Continue reading

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