Landscaping

29
Nov

Herons, Raccoons & Other Predators Want Your Fish!

Disappearing fish? No, it’s not a magic act. There’s a good chance you have a predator visiting your pond. This is one aspect of water gardening that we have the least control over, but we’re not completely helpless. Keep herons from eating your pond fish One of the most common predators of our fish is the beautiful, but dreaded by

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2
Jul

15 Reasons Why the Sun is Good For You

MOST of us start smiling when the summer comes and it’s no surprise – a little sunshine every day can boost your mood and also help to prevent a host of seious illnesses. FOR years we have been told to cover up in the sun to cut the risk of getting skin cancer. But now it seems that a little bit

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20
Jun

Summer Solstice 2012: The Longest Day of the Year

The beginning of summer in the Northern Hemisphere on June 21 means the sun is highest in the sky leading to increased solar radiation and thus warmth for the northern part of the planet earth June 20-21 is a very important day for our planet and its relationship with the sun. June 20-21 is one of two solstices, days when

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8
Aug

Ponder-ings

There are no words in the dictionary that rhyme with orange, purple and silver. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. Chewing gum while peeling onions will keep you from crying On average,

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21
Dec

Portland Landscape

Oregon boasts one of the most diverse variety of landscapes in the nation. We have cities, beaches, mountains, deserts, forests…you name it, Oregon has it! By living here in Portland, your home sits smack dab in the middle of these landscapes and therefore has the ability to reflect your choice of these themes. There are hundreds of mediums and ideas

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21
Dec

Landscape Designer Portland

There’s a big difference between a landscaper and the guy that shows up with a mower in the back of his pickup truck. Not to say that that guy doesn’t do a great job, but give serious thought to what you want out of your landscaper before hiring someone who is not a licensed landscape contractor. When speaking with a

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6
Dec

Portland Landscapers

Nowhere is the use of landscaping services more popular than here in the North West. We are just as well known for our lush, green surroundings as we are for the rain that keeps it that way. Living in the Rose City means you’ve been entrusted with your personal slice of Portland Landscape. We take great pride in our natural

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