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Outdoor Gardening

We specialize in carrying all the PNW native plants we can find. We’re pretty sure there’s nowhere else in Portland you’ll find such a wide variety of natives.

We also carry seeds, vegetable and herb starts, and shrubs, and a rotating selection of ornamental landscape plants. You’ll find all the tools, supplies, soils, and fertilizers you need to help your outdoor garden thrive.

Photos by Sara Wright Photography


We offer vegetable and herb seeds and starts, as well as garlic, potatoes, and asparagus crowns in the appropriate seasons.

Varieties come and go but here are the vegetable starts we generally have in stock right now:

  • Tomatoes
  • Peppers
  • Rhubarb
  • Horseradish
  • Artichoke
  • Arugula
  • Beets
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels Sprouts
  • Cabbage
  • Cauliflower
  • Collards
  • Kale
  • Lettuce
  • Mustard
  • Onions
  • Pac Choi
  • Radish
  • Spinach
  • Zucchini

And we have the following herbs:

  • Basil
  • Catmint
  • Chives
  • Dill
  • Fennel
  • Lavender
  • Mint
  • Oregano
  • Parsley
  • Rosemary
  • Sage
  • Tarragon
  • English Thyme

We have a nice selection of fruiting shrubs and trees, focusing on plants that are sure to thrive in our bio-region. Fruit trees can be a lot of work so our intention is to offer ones that will be successful.

Several varieties of blueberries are available, as well as strawberries.

Pacific Northwest Native Plants

Working with PNW native plants is where it all starts for us. The plants that surround us in the mountains, forests, river valleys, and along the coast are what roots us in this wonderful place. They offer familiar food and shelter for the wild friends we share this place with, and they’re well adapted to our unique climate. They can also provide us with an astonishing amount of food and medicine.

We carry a large selection of the most common native plants, as well as our favorites that are a little harder to find. We put a special focus on the medicinal properties they offer.

We’re always excited to tour folks around our space, answer questions, and give advice on selecting the right plants for your particular area.

Here are some links to great information about many of the plants we carry:

Pacific Northwest Natives by Plant Community

Native Plants Pacific Northwest

Gardening Tools & Supplies

It takes more than just plants to maintain a healthy garden. We carry tools, plant supports and protection, irrigation supplies, and organic pesticides and fertilizers to help care for your plant friends.

Our bulk section has cover crop seeds and natural fertilizing minerals to deliver essential nutrients for plant growth, while maintaining the health of your soil.

Container Gardens

For the space-limited gardener, there are still plenty of opportunities to grow beautiful outdoor plants. We offer planters and hanging baskets in a variety of sizes, colors, and materials and can help you choose the right plants for your porch or balcony. Plants for tea, vegetables, small shrubs, and flowers are all great options for adding color and life to your balcony, porch, or patio.

Outdoor Ornamentals

While our focus is on native, medicinal, and edible plants, we have a rotation of our favorite ornamental flowers, grasses, ferns, shrubs, and small trees on hand. These plants are great for providing some extra interest for pollinators and other beneficial insects. They can also add interesting contrasts and complements in size, color, texture, and seasonal interest to our gardens.

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