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Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour 2015

This Saturday! June 6th Trillium Charter School, 5420 N. Interstate Ave. 10-11 am Four Neighborhood Gardens 10 am to 3 pm The Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour is this Saturday, June 6th from 10 am to 3 pm. Start at Trillium Charter … Continue reading

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Edible Plant Sale and Spring Garden Fair – This Saturday!

Sustainable Overlook Spring Garden Fair and Edible Plant Sale Saturday, April 18th, 10 am to 4 pm (New American, 2103 N. Killingsworth Ave.)  Come shop from a great selection of plants and seeds or pick up your pre-order this Saturday. … Continue reading

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Edible Plant Sale

Resilience Design is holding an edible plant sale this spring to benefit the education programs of Sustainable Overlook. Pre-order: February 21 through March 31. Order forms are now available at Resilience You can pay for your order there too … Continue reading

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Overlook Neighborhood Sustainability Summit

My neighborhood is holding its first Sustainability Summit to discuss issues of ecology, economy and equity at the local scale. We’re bringing neighbors and others together to share about current efforts and ask how we can collaborate more on sustainability and … Continue reading

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Go oaks!

My last few weeks have been focused on Oregon white oak, Quercus garryana. Did you know that much of the Willamette Valley, including Portland, and the Columbia River Gorge were once home to oak savannah and oak woodland? These incredibly … Continue reading

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Sustainable Overlook Garden Tour 2014

Saturday, June 28th 10 am to 3 pm Suggested donation $5 Proceeds benefit the Pesticide Free Neighborhood Project Details at This year I’m co-coordinating this inspiring event but taking a break from showing my own garden. I can recommend … Continue reading

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2014 National Pesticide Forum April 11-12

2014 National Pesticide Forum Coming to Portland Advancing Sustainable Communities: People, Pollinators & Practices The 32nd National Pesticide Forum, will be held April 11-12, 2014 at the University Place Hotel and Conference Center at Portland State University. Register now for this incredible conference! Sustainable Overlook will be giving … Continue reading

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After the Garden Tour

Thanks to everyone who came on the tour and everyone who helped make it happen. It was a great success – beautiful weather, 150 tour goers and lots of great conversations. After weeks of organizing and finishing landscaping projects, today … Continue reading

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Overlook Garden Tour 2013

    Saturday, August 24 North Overlook 10 am – noon South Overlook noon – 2 pm The 2nd annual neighborhood garden tour will feature 8 gardens in a wide variety of styles. The theme of ‘Healthy Gardens’ is expressed … Continue reading

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Gardening Class August 15

Third Thursday, August 15th, from 6:00-8:00 pm Learn about year-round gardening at a free class by Sustainable Overlook. I’m co-teaching with Alice Busch and the class will be held in both our gardens with lots of real life examples of … Continue reading

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