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Bistro Lights

Bistro Lights

Installing an outdoor lighting system is a wonderful way to add beauty and style to one's home.  After the sun sets it creates a warm, inviting environment and allows one to enjoy the outdoor space...

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The Benefits of Trees

The Benefits of Trees

While I don’t consider myself a ‘tree hugger’ in the sense that I want to protect every tree, I do love trees, and I have occasionally hugged one. I think we can all agree that not all trees have...

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Plants for Shade Gardens

Plants for Shade Gardens

When many people picture lush landscapes, they imagine a sun-filled space full of colorful flowers and greenery. The shade garden, in contrast, is often seen as a peaceful, more subdued retreat....

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Get Backyard Habitat Certified!

Get Backyard Habitat Certified!

Would you like your garden to attract birds, butterflies, beneficial pollinators, and other wildlife? Do you live on a property in Oregon that is less than an acre in Multnomah, Clackamas, or...

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Rethinking Garden Cleanup

Rethinking Garden Cleanup

When Autumn arrives, thoughts turn to cleaning up the garden after the exuberance of summer growth. This does not need to be such a chore: there are ways to lighten your workload while working with...

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