Life in Portland Blog

May Gardening Tips for the Pacific Northwest


Yes, its officially time to start getting your garden whipped into shape! Whether you prefer a bounty of edibles, or bursts of lush green and vibrant colors, May is the best time to transition out of the winter gardening blues. has a great article on what your Pacific Northwest garden needs right now.  With tips on post winter maintenance and what kinds of plants are best in the May sunshine this article has you covered.

If you’re lacking in the way of garden space, all is not lost. Local blogger Miss Modish shows you how to build your own vertical garden for a sunny apartment wall or just to accent your outdoor patio space.