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A first-time visit to Hortlandia…

ARTICLE BY: GERHARD BOCK Davis, California, gardener and blogger Gerhard Bock made his first trip to Hortlandia this year, today he shares his experience with us. You can follow along with Gerhard’s travel and garden adventures on his blog Succulents and More. *** This spring I finally had the opportunity to experience an event my PNW gardening friends have been raving about forever: Hortlandia, the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon’s (HPSO) annual spring plant sale. Hortlandia isn’t “just” another plant sale, it’s the Coachella of plant sales! It’s such a massive event that it’s held at the Portland EXPO Center…. 


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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…