Plant Walk and Sketch


Inspired by Tom Ward’s vision of the urban forest, the theme of March’s plant walk is “Nostalgic Landscapes.” We’ll walk around two North Portland neighborhoods that are populated by plants that hearken back to early resident’s homelands, chosen primarily for their ornamental qualities and sentimental value. Which of these plants have multiple functions? What other plants are hidden in this residential landscape? And first of all, how can one tell what is what, especially in late winter? Bring your questions.

After the walk we’ll head into the studio and do some relaxing sketching and have a chance to take a look at details of botanical bits we picked up along the way. And have tea. Mmmm. All levels welcome.

Email to register please, and to get directions.

About Mulysa

I love my work as a landscape designer and artist. When I'm not planning homesteads or working in the studio, you'll find me hiking, photographing, gardening, baking, cooking vegetarian meals with friends, reading and working on sustainability issues...with my baby on my hip in Portland, Oregon.
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One Response to Plant Walk and Sketch

  1. Ryan says:

    Thank you for a great plant walk and sketch demonstration! Look forward to doing to it again.

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