Plants For Dry Shade In Willamette Valley Oregon

After talking to a neighbor about what plants for a dry shade area of the garden, I looked up even more info on some dry shade plants that we can plant in the Willamette Valley in Oregon. Take a look, you may be able to use them in your area too.

Another Spring Nature Trip In Oregon

Follow us on our spring nature trip down the Columbia River Gorge. We went from lush temperate rain forest to desert in less than 100 miles, and traveled into central Washington for a wonderful trip.

House Painting Is Landscaping Too

House painting is landscaping too. At least I like to think it is. Painting improves the curb appeal of the house as does adding or rearranging plants in the landscape. Take a look at what we have done to that end and see if you agree with me.

Spring Nature Trips In Oregon

Take some Spring Nature Trips In Oregon with me to see some of our natural beauty, as well as planned gardens. These trips are wonderful for gaining inspiration for the home garden and landscape.

Changing Light Conditions Bring Landscape Change

See how a minor landscape change was made following changing light conditions in the garden. We needed to move plants to a shaded location and buy one that could tolerate sun after removal of a shade tree. Now, we have the right plant in the right place.

Cats In The Garden – Cat Friendly Pathway

For our Cats In The Garden, we wanted a more cat friendly pathway. This is how we converted a pathway covered with hazelnuts that was hurt the paws of each garden kitty we have, to a soft pathway covered with gorilla grass. There are also some brief general instructions on making a garden pathway.

Quick Patio Screen

Quick Patio Screen - A stroke of inspiration let this gardener make an easy and Quick Patio Screen to shade out late afternoon sun and provide some privacy through using metal trellises she already had. See just what she did to make this and what else she plans to do with them. We are very happy with our new Patio Screen.