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Amy Campion
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Freelance Garden Writer, Plant Nerd, Blogger
Freelance Garden Writer, Plant Nerd, Blogger

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http://bit.ly/2pXnpqt At last! The secret to growing the exquisite Taraxacum officinale.

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Get a peek behind the scenes at Little Prince of Oregon Wholesale Nursery! http://bit.ly/2q8aqmt

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Why you shouldn't grow cabbage: 10 tips for growing the best veggie garden ever! http://bit.ly/2p1Xz4o

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Book review: The Golden Spruce by John Vaillant. The fascinating and tragic story of an amazing 300 year-old gold-needled Sitka spruce in British Columbia, cut down in 1997 by a logger-turned-protester named Grant Hadwin.

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Trees with the best bark for your garden. Snakebark maples, kousa dogwoods, stewartias, persimmon, and more add interest to the garden no matter what the weather.

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Culture and horticulture meet in this exploration of a suburban community on the fringes of Portland that is obsessed with topiary. Some really wacky and amazing plants!

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Reading Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv got me in the mood to walk through the woods. Some may say the forests of the Pacific Northwest are dark and gloomy, but I find lots to appreciate. I even spotted a Dorkius maximus there!

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Disanthus cercidifolius, Billardia longiflora, Embothrium coccineum, and 9 more interesting and unusual plants at the Edgefield McMenimans in Troutdale, Oregon.

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12 of my go-to websites for excellent plant descriptions and growing information.

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Understanding Roots...If you're into ornamentals, fruit trees, permaculture, no-till gardening, forest ecology, grey water recycling, vegetable gardening, or are just into plants, you need this new book by Robert Kourik!
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