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Portland Pistils Nursery


I didn't expect to find so much garden inspiration in Portland but the city is literally teeming with little boutiques, nurseries and beautiful gardens. I'll need to go back in the summer to experience their world famous rose gardens. Pistils Nursery in the NE is a tiny place chock full of interesting terrariums, indoor plants and, in the back, they raise chickens and have a whole selection (of largely dormant) plants. It was a sweet place that definitely inspired me to bring more plants inside, ater all, if they can grow inside in the middle of a winter in Portland then surely I can grow more in sunny Socal.










You can find out more info on the Pistils Nursery site and Sunset where they did a whole article on the nursery and their Urban Homesteading.

8 comments:

Dawn Schreiner said...

You inspired me (many moons ago) to get bantam chickens. I saw an article about Pistils in a magazine. I am the proud owner of 3 bantam hens and get one green, one pink and one brown egg daily. They are delightful companions and enjoy dining on collard greens and marjoram along with their feed. Thank you for sharing your lovely nursery, reaching all the way to central Florida.

everyanything said...

woww... everything is so alive and gorgeous. have you seen avatar? some of these plants remind me of the flora in that movie, so lush.
take care :)

proto typist said...

yes, I was just there in November and I just loved the chicken coops.....the plants, the feed, it was all great- wish we had one like it in Pasadena!

henzy said...

great shop.. love all the terraniums

hydroponics said...

I really love gardening.I am glad you posted an information regarding it. Actually i am really looking for some data about gardening.

gilstrapdesigns said...

I think when I move and have more space that's what we need I'm going to start a terranium. These are so pretty in the spring time and also will make me look forward during the winter months to spring time.

Debra said...

I'm thinking about spring and this is making me want to start a terranium.

Leigha said...

You really should come back to visit the rose gardens. So immaculate!