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WESTERN BLEEDING HEART
April 22, 2014
Plant Gallery and Growing Guide — Natives
April Fools and Fevers
No one knows the true origins of the first day of April's All Fools' Day. One theory says...
April's issue has left the building.
Camellias in Bloom
The camellias around Portland are in full glory.
Blog-on Rainy Side
Fruit Trees and Corrugated Metal
An allée of fruit trees growing in large corrugated metal containers.
A Story, a Discussion, and a Garden Glove Review
The reinforced fingers are holding up, and are better than many gloves that I wear until holes appear.
Books & Tools
Wire and Moss Lettuce Basket
Growing your own lettuce.
Growing a beautiful foliage basket you can nibble from.
Good for the body and the soul.
Watching your how-to article go viral on the internet.
Here is an article about clematis in West Sound Home and Garden magazine by Debbie Teashon.
Plant of the Year
Rosa sericea ssp omeiensis f pteracantha
Long arching stems, full of one-inch wide, bright red prickles, this rose looks as if on fire when backlit by the late afternoon sun.
From the Archives
A Pacific Northwest Cutting Garden
A March 2000 post about cutting gardens.