Dennis' 7 Dees Blog

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Winter Storm Recovery in the Garden

Posted:   January 20, 2017 by Nicole Forbes - Education

After this round of winter storms and snow you are probably looking at your garden wondering what has survived and how to go about recovering any potential damage. Although we still have plenty of winter weather left, there are a few things that can be done now to help your landscape make it to spring looking its best.

Biophilic Design - What is it & Why Should You Care?

Posted:   January 18, 2017

Not only are the addition of plants in an office environment proven to add health benefits but they also add life and beauty to the space for your employees, clients and guests to enjoy. Our Urban Plantscapes division works with businesses throughout the Portland area to enhance work environments with the addition of interior plants.

The Houseplants of Pinterest & Instagram

Posted:   January 17, 2017 by Nicole Forbes - Education

Indoor plants have more to offer than a warm addition to your home or office. They are air purifiers, mood lifters & productivity boosters.

2017 Rose Festival Rose is ‘Blooming Brilliant’

Posted:   January 5, 2017

The 2017 Official Rose of the Portland Rose Festival is 'Blooming Brilliant'

Backyard Birding - My New Winter Love!

Posted:   November 3, 2016 by Angela Hoyt - Plant Buyer

Back yard bird watching has become one of my favorite things to do in the fall and winter months. Now that I can’t be outside all day, I love to snuggle up to my cup of tea, and watch the birds through my window. Last year, I set my camera up in the living room pointing at my feeders so I learn and track my visitors. My husband thought I was crazy at first- then I found him taking photos too! While I consider myself a lifetime novice, I have learned some tips and tricks to get the birds to my fe