Monthly Archives: October 2013

10/30/2013 Wordless Wednesday


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Spooky – weeping blue atlas cedar

Halloween is right around the corner.  I’m still busy mostly admiring the great fall foliage display around the city but as decorative skeletons and spiderwebs are adorning so many porches in the neighborhood, I’m also noticing these blue atlas cedars, … Continue reading

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Why my kids don’t have Halloween costumes yet

Even if you’re not crazy for trees, if you are in Portland Oregon right now, chances are you are having a hard time staying indoors.  It is sunny. And 70 degrees.  In October. My memory of autumn in Portland from … Continue reading

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10/23/2013 Wordless Wednesday

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Foliage Follow-up October 2013 – Sourwood’s autumn brilliance

Remember this little tree on NE 33rd at Wygant from July Bloom Day? As if sourwood, Oxydendrum arboreum, in summer isn’t enough to impress, take a look at it now. I’ve been keeping an eye out, and have found a … Continue reading

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