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Planning Fall-Planted Bulbs now for Next Year’s Display

Bulbs as Companion Plants

Our gardens are constantly evolving, not just because of the changing seasons and growth, but because we can’t help but see room for improvement! Summer is in full swing, but you also have next year’s garden in the back of your mind.  You see gaps you’d like to fill, plants that didn’t work out, and hardscaping that needs to go in. There’s a simple way to make a dramatic change in your garden – bulbs! It’s time to start thinking of the bulbs you’ll put in the ground this fall to enjoy next year. HPSO is excited to announce an… 


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Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: The Complete Homeowner’s Guide

ARTICLE BY: AMY CAMPION Amy Campion is a HPSO Board Member, freelance writer, editor, and photographer. She blogs about gardening at amycampion.com. *** A special Portland garden I discovered Paul Bonine’s garden entirely by accident one day. It was March of 2014—less than a year since I’d moved to Portland from Cincinnati—and I was walking around North Portland, taking plant pictures. Paul’s garden stopped me in my tracks. I was still getting acquainted with our amazing Northwest plant palette, and I was used to being humbled by not knowing some of the plants I encountered, but his garden was full…