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Matt Lancaster commented on Angela Higgins's group Portland Gardening
"Hi Portland Gardeners- It's been a month since I first posted my interest in a plant swap - and with the cooperating weather lately, perhaps now is a better time to ask. So, if anyone would be interested in a plant swap, I could arrange the…"
Mar 8, 2012
Matt Lancaster commented on Angela Higgins's group Portland Gardening
"With Spring planting season about to start, would anyone be interested in a plant swap meet?  I've got a bunch of plants that I no long want, that are healthy and that need a new home.  I would love to trade for something. I suspect…"
Feb 11, 2012
Matt Lancaster replied to Chee-Soo's discussion shaded plants / flowers in the group Portland Gardening
"There are many, many plants you could select from that would meet your needs and thrive.  Here are some old reliables I turn to again and again: -Dicentra spectabilis 'Gold Heart', Old Fashioned Bleeding Heart -Blechnum…"
Jun 26, 2011
Matt Lancaster replied to Chee-Soo's discussion Late June too late? in the group Portland Gardening
"I don't think late June is too late, but much of the certainty will reside with the weather.  If it is still cool and wet, then by all means plant away.  If it is cool and sunny, plant and pay close attention moisture in the…"
May 11, 2011
Matt Lancaster added a discussion to the group Portland Gardening

Anyone know of a source for Johnson's Blue Geranium?

I'm looking for some of this plant, but have failed to locate any local nurseries who are currently carrying it (as of May 1).  Of course I haven't checked with all of them, so...Anyone know of a local source? Thanks!See More
May 3, 2011
Matt Lancaster commented on Lorri E.'s blog post Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, January 15, 2011 - Portland Events & More
"Great work on the blog this week.  I especially loved the link to the Portlandia clips. Keep it up.  We appreciate your work."
Jan 16, 2011
Angela Higgins replied to Matt Lancaster's discussion Is this a good gardening year or what? in the group Portland Gardening
"Gorgeous! My garden is looking lush. I'll have to get some updated photos to share."
May 25, 2010
Matt Lancaster added a discussion to the group Portland Gardening

Is this a good gardening year or what?

I may be really, really tired of the rain, but it has had tremendous benefit for my garden this year.  Just a boon to growth. Plants that I thought I might even replace are looking good and getting much larger.  Here's a photo of some:The rest of the Alameda and surrounding neighborhoods also look good.  Some good spots and gardens I've seen include NE Alameda St between 26th & 28th, NE 29th & Dunckley, NE 38th & Wistaria.  Here are images of a couple of those too.and...So who else…See More
May 24, 2010
Matt Lancaster commented on Angela Higgins's group Portland Gardening
"Hi Fellow Gardeners, With a few new members recently, I thought it would be worthwhile posting this again...I'm looking for some black mondo grass that anyone would be willing to part with. I even have some things I could trade for it:…"
Feb 2, 2010
Matt Lancaster joined Lorri E.'s group

Alameda Neighborhood

A group for neighbors of Alameda.
Jan 16, 2010
Matt Lancaster commented on Angela Higgins's group Portland Gardening
"Hi Portland Gardeners, I've just joined and was wondering if anyone has any Black Mondo Grass (ophiopogon japonicus) they would be willing to part with. I'll come pick up. Matt"
Jan 16, 2010
Matt Lancaster joined Angela Higgins's group

Portland Gardening

Gardening in Portland- a community dedicated to gardening; all shapes, sizes and purposes!
Jan 16, 2010
Matt Lancaster is now a member of PortlandNeighborhood.com
Jan 16, 2010

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Which Portland neighborhood do you call home? Or, are you Moving to Portland?
About Me:
garden designer
landscape architect
geology student
free spirit
What do you love about Portland?
close community
importance of keeping it local
mild weather
close to many natural features
My music:
in no particular order,
Pete Yorn
Pearl Jam
Neil Young
What's your favorite Portland neighborhood and why?
Alameda because of the quality of housing stock, walkability, neighbors, gardens, the ridge
Favorite quote:
'In wildness is the preservation of the world'
Henry David Thoreau

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At 12:01pm on February 2, 2010, Angela Higgins said…
Hey there, I have one very small black mondo grass. I would trade for a coneflower. We could meet at a coffee shop this weekend and trade.

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Ann Singer posted an event

Rogue Pack Yoputh Theatre Open House at Sellwood Playhouse

December 1, 2018 from 10am to 4pm
Rogue Pack storytelling theatre for youth at the Sellwood Playhouse will be having an Open House to introduce our lineup of spring classes, play games, and eat some food! We will be telling our stories through writing, drawing and collage. Drop in; write your six-word memoir, a tweet story. Act out your story by playing some improvisational theatre games; or draw and collage your story. There is no one way to tell your story, so you get to choose.See More
Nov 17
Tara Lemezis posted an event

Winter Break Camp at Portland Audubon at Audubon Society of Portland

December 17, 2018 at 8:45am to December 28, 2018 at 4:15pm
Don't miss Portland Audubon's Winter Break camp! Whether campers are snowshoeing on Mt. Hood and staying overnight at our new Marmot Cabin, learning the art of candle-making, visiting a wolf sanctuary, or making nature inspired art, our educators are dedicated to helping every camper build an authentic and meaningful relationship with the natural world, all while playing games, making friends and exploring!See More
Oct 23
Karen Karger posted an event

Oregon Sinfonietta Performs Mahler Symphony No. 4 in Free Concert at Sunnyside Seventh-day Adventist Church

November 4, 2018 from 3pm to 4:30pm
The award-winning Oregon Sinfonietta, now in its 46th season and conducted by Dr. Donald L. Appert, is a full symphony orchestra of 75+ members that draws together community musicians from the greater Portland metro area. The Sinfonietta performs four free concerts per season. On Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00 pm, the orchestra presents Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No 4. in G Major. Joining the orchestra for this…See More
Sep 22
Elisabeth Allie posted an event

Holiday Wine Sale: 12 for $12 at Pairings Portland Wine Shop & Bar

September 28, 2018 at 12pm to September 30, 2018 at 6pm
Come stock up on delicious wine for the holidays! Here's how it works:• 12 handpicked wines all selling for $12 a bottle• $12 to taste all 12 wines• 12% off EVERY BOTTLE on our shelves• BONUS GIFT: Two tickets to a Food & Wine Pairing Class when you buy 12+ bottlesJoin us:Friday Sept 28--12 to 10 pmSaturday Sept 29--12 to 10 pmSunday Sept 30--12-6 pmSee More
Sep 18
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Sep 13
Karin Kaufmann posted an event

Artistic Portland introduces “Art After Dark” at First Thursday Gallery Art Walk in October 2018 at Artistic Portland

October 4, 2018 from 2pm to 9pm
Artistic Portland, a downtown co-operative gallery of 40 local artists, will open its doors for “Art After Dark,” from 6:30 to 9:00 pm, on October 4, 2018.  The evening of music, wine, food and art will give the public a chance to meet many of the artists behind the creative work at the gallery. Husband and wife duo The Sweet Peas will play from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, and everyone is welcome to the free event. This summer Artistic Portland celebrated its five-year anniversary at 318 SW Taylor Street,…See More
Sep 13
Lea McWhorter posted an event

Sophisticated Beads Holiday Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

November 17, 2018 from 10am to 5pm
Homemade refreshments, holiday beverages, prizes and stress free shopping all in one location!Our designs are handcrafted with a vibrant assortment of semi-precious stones accented with Austrian Swarovski crystals, pearls and sterling silver. We design with unique gemstones to create wonderful women’s jewelry that can be worn for a special occasion or every day.Beads On a Mission are two of our jewelry lines that include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds go to five cancer foundations and…See More
Sep 7
Karin Kaufmann posted an event

Artistic Portland Celebrates the Gorgeous Gorge at First Thursday Art Walk on September 6, 2018 at Artistic Portland

September 6, 2018 from 2pm to 6pm
The Art Co-operative will honor the gorgeous Columbia Gorge at the First Thursday Art Walk between 4-6 p.m. on September 6, 2018.  The 50-foot frontage windows will artfully play on the mighty Columbia River that helped formed the region.  Many of the 40 member artists will be present to talk about their latest works and will again encourage visitors to express their own creativity for free by painting a ceramic bisque-fired bowl.  The very popular Community Bowl Project is sponsored by…See More
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