Eat Your Weeds!
People worry about invasive weeds, but most never consider the useful qualities of these plants. Whether you're weeding your own garden, working a community plot, or even hiking, there are delicious weeds all around you. Since you're going to pull...
Tags: Community, Eat, Farmers, Garden, Nutrition, Planting Guide, Recipes, Seasonal, Soil, Weeds, Yard Tips
Meet the New Saturday Market and Lane County Farmers Market Vendors
Tags: Community, Farmers, Lane County, Seasonal
A History of Thanksgiving Plants
Ever wondered how we ended up eating certain plants on Thanksgiving? Here’s a look into the origins of 4 fruits and vegetables that commonly show up at the Thanksgiving meal. Potatoes While turkey is undoubtedly the star of Thanksgiving dinner,...
Tags: Native Plants, Seasonal
Planting A Green Fence
What, exactly, is a green fence? In England, country roads are lined with tightly woven hedgerows. In NYC, containerized tapestry hedges establish the boundaries between rooftop gardens. Both of these are green fences, created with living plants. Yes, a green...
Tags: Garden, Landscape, Trees
Deer Resistant Plants
Remember the day you first saw a deer through your kitchen window? Thoughts of beauty and peaceful country living probably echoed through your head, re-affirming your decision to dwell out of the city center. Compare that to the last time...
Tags: Education, Garden, Native Plants
An Ode to the Gardening Dad
It’s that time of year again - the greeting card aisles are filled with cards ranging from mallards flying over a picturesque lake to failed DIY attempts. Stores everywhere have eye catching displays in the entry, filled with manly colored...
Tags: Garden, Inspiration