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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
Milwaukie to Oregon City
About Me:
I am the horticulture steward of a 21 acre senior living facility located just a couple hundred yards from the Willamette River in the great pacific northwest. After caring for this campus for the better part of 30 years I have been persuaded to share my experiances with others who are interested in the plant world. Hope you enjoy the journey.
What do you love about Portland?
Mild winters, mild summers, it's a great place to garden.

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Vermiculture and me

A couple of years ago I had never heard of Vermiculture before. Today not only do I know Vermiculture means growing worms but I have 3 worm bins with somewhere around 6,000 to 7,000 worms (Eisenia foetida for those in the know) busily digesting all the kitchen garbage I can feed them. If I’m late with the “worm chow” I swear I can hear them chanting “feed me Hank, feed me”.…

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Posted on April 15, 2010 at 10:08am — 1 Comment

community gardens

It's spring time and that means it's time to turn the computer off, turn the cell phone off, take the ear phones out of your ears get outside and start gardening. If you dont have room for a veggie garden in your back yard, or if you live in an apt and cant have a garden, here's a list of Community Gardens in the Portland area.…

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Posted on March 25, 2010 at 2:19pm

Alice the Aphid and her Family

First there was Rosie the Riveter

Then June Clever, the Beaver’s mom

Mustn’t forget Lady Bird Johnson

All famous wives and devoted mothers

But surely none can compare

With Alice the Aphid

Alice started out as an egg that was laid by her mother last fall. As an egg she wintered over on a leaf of a rose bush in suburban…

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Posted on March 19, 2010 at 8:43am

St Patricks Day

Just a reminder that Wednesday is March 17th. Which as everyone knows is St Patricks day! I've included a photo of my old band playing at "Kell's Irish Pub," which has one of the biggest St Patricks day celebrations on the west coast. It's loud, it's crazy and it started last Friday night and will go on till Wednesday night. My wife and I played, in the "Fort Vancouver Pipe Band, up in Vancouver 6 times last weekend and will continue for another 5 times…

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Posted on March 16, 2010 at 8:48am

Blanche and Edmund

Blanche married Henry the Fat. The exact date has been lost in the mist of history, sometime in the middle 1200’s. In 1273 Henry died, it is said by suffocating in his own fat, leaving Blanche in the little town of Provins, France with at least 1 child, possibly more...…
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Posted on March 10, 2010 at 10:56am

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At 6:35pm on June 17, 2009, Lorri E. said…
Hello, Hank, welcome to the site!
 
 
 

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