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Iris confusa a.k.a. Bamboo Iris – one of my absolute Top Ten garden picks for spring!

And almost any other time as well, for that matter… Of all the worthy possibilities out there, there are a few that take the cake! Solidifying the shortlist is probably beyond me, hopeless plantoholic as I am, but this one … 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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