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March 2011 Blog Posts (9)

Oregon Slugs

Slugs....Yes, some of you may think they are cute...but they have a way of making sure you have no foliage in your garden. They also really like your vegetables, and there is nothing like looking forward to a salad in the summer and going out to pick your fresh greens only to find a thousand tiny chunks missing from each and every leaf. Missing leaves I can handle with only a little irritation, it's the poop they leave behind that seals the non-edible deal. As exciting as this may sound,…

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Added by Melissa Moreschi on March 30, 2011 at 10:54am — No Comments

This Weekend in the Garden

  Well...the rain has got to stop sometime, and rumor has it that this weekend is a possibility for some outdoor fun. So put on your gardening shoes and lets talk plants. I am hopeful that you have already spread some of your perfectly winter-long composted material over your vegetable garden. If not, it's not too late. No tilling yet though, you will just end up with clumps of dirt. I like to spread out the compost and let it sit on top of the soil for a few weeks before I start sifting it…

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Added by Melissa Moreschi on March 29, 2011 at 2:40pm — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 26 - April 2, 2011

Hello, Portland!   This Week in Portland, our weekly Portland events blog, has just been posted.  If you're looking for things to do in Portland, you won't want to miss it!

  • Aviary Restaurant in NE Portland
  • Oba and Andina Restaurants in the Pearl District
  • First Friday Central Eastside…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 26, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 19-26, 2011

Hello, Portland and Happy Spring weekend, at last!  Our weekly Portland events blog has just been posted if you're looking for ideas of things to do in Portland this week.  This Week in Portland features:

  • Portland Farmer's Market Opens
  • Portland Spring Flowers
  • Portland Top Ten List
  • Portland Japanese…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 19, 2011 at 8:59am — No Comments

The Oregon Cat Needs Portland to Help Save Feline Lives

As The Oregon Cat nears its First Anniversary with over 500 cats rescued, We look back with great pride and a sense of accomplishment as the rookies on the block. We also look back with great sadness for those we had to say no to, those we were unable to save, and those who had no one there to speak for them. This past year was a good start, but plans for our second year include tripling our rescue numbers and providing rescue and adoption for 1500 cats and kittens. As other feline rescue… Continue

Added by The Oregon Cat on March 15, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments

Walk Don't Run

Yesterday I walked a 5K with friends, participating in the 33rd edition of the Shamrock Run. No running for me this time; I didn't adequately prepare (even though I kept saying I was going to train properly for the event, I instead thought about training really hard for weeks; no kidding, I put MAXIMUM effort into thinking about training, but it didn't help at all. So much for visualization!)

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Added by Rob Creighton Garrison on March 14, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland, March 12-19, 2011

Hello, Portlanders.  The weekly Portland events blog, This Week in Portland, has been posted.  Come check it out, this week we've got:

  • The Portland Top Ten List
  • Portland St Patrick's Day Events
  • Shamrock Run
  • Portland Music Events, like Devo at the Crystal Ballroom
  • Portland…
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Added by Lorri E. on March 12, 2011 at 9:19am — No Comments

Portland Blog: This Week in Portland

Happy Weekend and Happy Mardis Gras!  The latest edition of the Portland Oregon Blog is up and ready for your viewing pleasure. This week we cover:

  • Mardis Gras Events
  • Downtown Portland
  • Cherry Blossoms in bloom
  • Portland events
  • The Kenton…
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Added by Angela Higgins on March 5, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Moving to Portland

Hello, I'm planning on moving to Portland, summer 2012.  I live in Central America, so this is a big move for me.  I will be going to Portland in 4 weeks and would like input as to what neighborhoods would be nice to consider living in.  Any help will greatly be appreciated!!

Added by elizabeth krebs on March 1, 2011 at 4:56am — 1 Comment

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