Although the cherry trees took a hit during the late winter ice storm this year, the capitol grounds will still be looking lovely this Spring! The grounds are open to all and free to enjoy the gardens. The capitol building sits right in the heart of downtown Salem.
The mid-Willamette Valley is stunning in so many ways – just drive around and you will be surprised by the variety of flowers, edibles, (and drinkables) you will find growing in the fertile fields. Known for growing fine grapes for making fine wine and hops for beer, you will also… Read More
There is something special that happens when you bring a bouquet of freshly picked flowers into your home. Flowers have a special way of lightening the mood and bringing a smile to your day. In the heart of summer, there are many flower farms that offer u-pick or pre-picked bouquets… Read More
The beautiful fragrance of lavender fills the air on a warm summer’s day while at Helvetia Lavender Farm just west of Portland, Oregon. The rolling hills of the Tualatin Valley just outside their farm are so inviting for a weekend drive. Plan on getting out this summer and take home… Read More
After a few months of gray skies, there is nothing more beautiful than the arrival of the first spring flowers. That spark of color lightens our outlook, lifts our spirits, and renews our belief that there is always something good ahead. In the Pacific Northwest, we greet the passing winter… Read More