Monthly Archives: September 2014

Under Cover

There’s something picturesque about ivy twining its way up a tree trunk, the contrast of glossy green pointed leaves against furrowed bark. But in Portland English ivy, Hedera helix, is invasive.  Letting it ramble up tree trunks over time can … Continue reading

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Tree tunnel

During these warm sunny days of this seemingly never-ending summer, I find myself searching for shade, lovely shade.  There isn’t much to be found in my own back yard due to lack of inspiration and decisiveness for a garden plan … Continue reading

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