Around Town

Green Spaces On The Oregon Coast

When driving or walking around the Oregon coast, you won’t see many sprawling lawns of green grass except when passing by a golf course.  Growing grass on the coast is difficult and requires a lot […]

Around Town

Morning Walks in Newport Oregon

Mornings walks with our two Golden Retrievers are always refreshing.  We don’t always take the same route depending on the time of day, weather conditions, and season.  One of my favorite paths is to the […]

Gardening

Coastal Flowers In November!

It’s a well-kept secret that it doesn’t rain every day all winter. My friends call it crowd control.  While October of 2016 was one of the wettest months on record, there are days when the […]

Gardening

LCMGA Plant Sale May 21, 2016

In a previous post I had had noticed all the garden centers full of flowers and plants but it was too early to put them in the ground on the coast.  Now that it’s past […]

Gardening

Ready, Set, Start Your Gardens!

Ready, set, start your gardens!  No, Wait!   Just because the stores and garden centers start setting out garden plants, flowers and vegetables you shouldn’t  start planting most things.  Planting vegetables and even most flowers […]

Gardening

Gardening On The Oregon Coast

After moving to the Oregon coast my goal was to create an edible landscape and have a year round vegetable garden.  Our house is located 3 blocks from the Pacific Ocean so that presented a […]