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How to Design your Perfect Landscape by Tualatin SWCD

By Dennis Vieira / February 7, 2024

An article by the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation district explaining how to design your own landscape.

Naturescaping and Raingardens Workshops 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.

Example landscape plans

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by King County

Green Streets

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by City of Portland

Landscaping with Oaks

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Shady Lawn Free Yard and Parking Strip

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Sunny Lawn Free Yard and Parking Strip

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Sunny Evergreen Privacy Border and Foundation Plantings

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Sunny Raingarden and Pollinator Hedgerow

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Dry Shade Bed and Sunny Pollinator Garden 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

by Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Backyard Habitat Open Gardens Project

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Check out our blog for posts showcasing inspiring habitat gardens!

The Meadow Project

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

A website promoting people to transition lawns to meadowscapes. Note – this is a general/national resource for inspiration. Be sure to select and source locally native plants.

Real Gardens Grow Natives

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Website with lots of pictures and resources related to native plants.

Native Hedgerows

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout with basic info for selecting native hedgerow plants by East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.

DIY Pollinator Parking Strips 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

How-to manual by Pollinator Parkways

Meadowscaping Handbook 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Colorful book outlining locally-specific best practices for designing and installing a native meadow by West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District.

Conserving Oregon White Oak on Urban and Suburban Landscapes

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Local how-to-guide for landscaping with White Oak by Mark Griswold Wilson and Ted Labbe.

Native Plant Propagation Guide

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Guide with more in-depth instruction for propagating native plants from hardwood cuttings by WSU Extension.

Hardwood Propagation From Cuttings

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Handout with basic information on species and methods for propagation (by Backyard Habitat Certification Program).

Collecting And Using Your Own Wildflower Seed 

By Dennis Vieira / October 21, 2023

Illustrated report providing in-depth info on collection methods, timing, and much more by Xerces Society.