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Open Gardens Project – Featuring Paolo’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Paolo’s sloped habitat in the Buckman neighborhood has part sun to shady conditions.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Gloria’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Gloria’s habitat in Tigard has full sun, part sun, and shade conditions, with soil conditions ranging from dry to moist

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Debbie’s Habitat

by JP Marchetti-Mendez

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in SW Portland, Debbie has a part sun, part shade yard with a 40-degree slope, and a conservation easement covering 65% of the lot.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Peter’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Peter’s habitat in the Beaumont Wilshire neighborhood of Northeast Portland has part sun to shade conditions and dry soil conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Susanna’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Susanna’s habitat is located in Lake Oswego on a slope and is mostly shady.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Helen’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Helen’s habitat in Vancouver has part sun to shade and moist soil conditions. Located in a condominium, Helen has transformed the 2×20 foot raised bed (her plantable area) next to her condo’s patio into a backyard habitat, highlighting how small spaces can still support habitat!

Open Gardens Project – Featuring the Blue Lake Park Discovery Garden Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: The Blue Lake Park Discovery Garden is a Backyard Habitat community site demonstration garden located in Fairview. The site conditions range from sun to shade and dry to moist.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring GT’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: GT’s habitat in West Portland Park has part sun and shady conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Bob and Sue’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in Ash Creek Woods in SW Portland, Sue and Bob’s habitat has part sun to shade conditions, with soil conditions ranging from dry to wet, and the presence of a slope.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Karl’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Karl’s habitat in SW Portland, in the Bridlemile neighborhood, has conditions that include full sun, part sun, and shade light conditions; dry, moist, and wet soil conditions; as well as a slope and riparian area.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Karli’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Karli’s habitat in Milwaukie has site conditions that include full sun, part sun, shade, dry, moist, wet, and the presence of a slope.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Ginnie’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Ginnie’s habitat in Vancouver ranges from having full sun to part sun, with dry as well as wet conditions. Both a slope and bioswale are present.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Melissa’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Melissa’s site in St. Johns has full sun, part shade, and dry to moist soil conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Vonda’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site information: Vonda’s habitat is located in Tigard, in the Cook Park area

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Cindy’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in West Linn, Cindy’s habitat has a pond that drains into the Willamette River.

Upcoming events: Spring 2021

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Events

If you’re looking to deepen your knowledge on an assortment of backyard habitat-related topics, check out these upcoming events and learning opportunities offered by partners and local community groups.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Mr. Bizzy Bee’s Habitat

by JP Marchetti-Mendez

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: This habitat has part sun, shade, dry, and moist areas.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Ric’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in the Concordia neighborhood of NE Portland, Ric’s site conditions range from full sun to shade, dry to moist.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Caroline’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in the St. John’s neighborhood of North Portland, Caroline’s site conditions are part sun.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Oliver’s Habitat

by JP Marchetti-Mendez

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: SW Portland habitat, with full sun, part sun, shade, dry, moist, wet, slope, and miscellaneous mystery fills/matrices in lieu of soil.

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