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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 Mackiernan posted an event

Gathering of the Guilds at Oregon Convention Center

April 27, 2018 from 10am to 7pm
More than 350 Northwest artists will be showcasing their work in beads, ceramics, fibers, glass, metals and wood at the 2018 Gathering of the Guilds featuring the Oregon Potters Association's Ceramic Showcase.Features: daily art demonstrations, live music, hourly door prizes, family-friendly crafts & education.Event runs from Friday, April 27 to Sunday April 29.  Event times vary per day.See More
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May Primary: Your Vote is Your Voice - Use It! at Celebrate Conference Center

March 8, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
   W2D is pleased to welcome the candidates in the upcoming May primary for Clackamas and Washington County Commission and Metro. They are Joe Buck for Metro, Sonya Fischer for Clackamas County Commission and Kathryn Harrington, Greg Malinowski, and Kimberly Culbertson for Washington County Commission.   County Commissioners and Metro officials have a significant impact on our daily lives, however, if there is low voter turnout, a commissioner or Metro candidate, can be elected by receiving…See More
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2018 Wizard World Comic Con Portland at Oregon Convention Center

April 13, 2018 at 4pm to April 15, 2018 at 4pm
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Sophisticated Beads Spring Jewelry Show at Monarch Hotel & Conference Center

May 5, 2018 from 10am to 5pm
Refreshments, prizes and more. Find the perfect gift for that special person for Mother’s Day or unique treasures for yourself!The Sophisticated Beads collection is handcrafted with semi-precious stones accented with a vibrant assortment of gems and sterling silver. Beads On a Mission - One of our specialty jewelry lines include bracelets in which 10% of the proceeds goes to five cancer foundations.We also support Nairobi tribal women in Kenya by purchasing their beads. Stop by and see our…See More
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Willamette Women Democrats posted an event

Clean Energy Jobs Bill: Curbing Pollution Creates Clean Energy Solutions at Celebrate Conference Center

February 8, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm
Tera Hurst of Renew Oregon and Nancy J. Hamilton of the Oregon Business Alliance for Climate will discuss Oregon’s Clean Energy Jobs bill with Lisa Adatto, Board Member of Climate Solutions.   The Clean Energy Jobs Bill is one of the most important bills in this year’s short legislative session. It puts in place a cap and trade program for carbon emissions, and charges companies that exceed their allowance. These funds pay for the expansion of wind and solar power, public transit and for other…See More
Jan 20
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Katie Scherman + Artists | BodyVox Dance Performance | Mar. 22 - 24, 2018 at BodyVox Dance Center

March 22, 2018 at 7:30pm to March 24, 2018 at 9pm
Join us for Katie Scherman + Artists, the third show of our 2017-2018 Dance Performance Season at BodyVox!Katie Scherman, 2009 Princes Grace Award Winner and former BodyVox dancer, premieres her second evening length work, following the success of “Complicated Women” which premiered at Performance Works NW as part of her 2016 Alembic Artist Residency. “To Have It All” is an evening length performance featuring past works by Scherman and a new original work exploring the stories of women as they…See More
Jan 19
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2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

February 22, 2018 to February 24, 2018
Experience a team sport like no other at the 2018 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships, February 22-24 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum.  Synchronized skating combines the pageantry and skill of figure skating with the excitement of a team sport. Nearly 1,600 skaters representing 100 of the nation’s top synchronized skating teams will descend on Portland for three days of thrilling competition as they vie for a U.S. Championship title and a spot at the ISU World Synchronized Championships in…See More
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