Lynn Ketchum

Flowers, Shrubs, and Trees

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Saucy shrubs strut their stuff in fall

Colorful shrubs can compete with trees when it comes to fall color.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 18, 2019 | News Story

Arborvitae stands tall as a low-maintenance hedge

Sometimes you need what an arborvitae hedge can offer: A tall, thin tree to screen whatever it is you don't want to see.

Kym Pokorny | Mar 1, 2019 | News Story

Six stellar shrubs to brighten the winter garden

Winter doesn't have to be dark and dreary in the garden if you use plants that bloom in winter.

Kym Pokorny | Feb 1, 2019 | News Story

My spouse may have just killed Jasmine, is there hope?

Q: I was horrified to find my husband has “pruned” a large Jasmine plant until it is a bunch of sticks with very few leaves. Is there any thing I can do to save it - or is it a goner.

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Hydrangeas play a pretty role in the garden

Hydrangeas play many roles in the garden, whether it's shining in a special place or creating a hedge.

Kym Pokorny | Oct 5, 2018 | News Story

Water-efficient landscape plant list

A list of water-efficient landscape plants and if they are native to Oregon or not.

Jun 2014 | Article

PNW native plants for the streamside garden

Trees and shrubs for the water's edge or drier areas, groundcover, ferns, and other useful tips

Linda R. McMahan | Jul 2018 | Article

Streamside planting zones

Describes the three planting zones around a stream.

Jul 2018 | Article

Riparian trees and shrubs for southwest Oregon

Trees and shrubs growing alongside streams in southwest Oregon are different from those in other areas. Learn what species of trees grow best in this unique environment, what size they will become, and what conditions each needs to thrive.

Jul 2018 | Article

Trees and Shrubs for Erosion Control

A list of recommended trees and shrubs in Oregon, good for controlling erosion.

Jul 2018 | Collection