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May 19, 2024

Garden of the Month

Garden of the Month

Garden of the Month: Communal effort

Garden of the Month: The use of yuccas along Mountain Avenue, part of the original design by Laurie Sager, provide a unifying theme and present a stunning sight when in full bloom each summer.

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September 2023 Garden of the Month
Garden of the Month

Garden of the Month: Subtle beauty

Garden of the Month: Elysian Graham and Lou Martinez bought the handsome house at 623 Prim St. in 2020 and promptly set about reimagining the front landscape. This is the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for September.

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June Garden of the Month
Garden of the Month

Garden of the Month: Display on Sixth Street is first-rate

Garden of the Month: The front yard at 59 Sixth Street delights all who see it. The home of Sarah and Dennis Jeske is the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for June. The cheerful paint on the buildings, the art in the garden, the charming fence and gate, and the prolific flowers mix together to create an enchanting display.

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Garden of the Month

Garden of the Month: Ornamental grasses do well in heat and drought

Garden of the Month: Elizabeth and Gerard Boulanger’s gorgeous front yard at 453 Tucker St. is a great example and is the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for September 2022, the last of this year. It requires only a modest amount of water to put on a beautiful show year-round.

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Columnists

Garden of the Month: Kestrel Parkway garden

Jill Weston’s lovely garden at 994 Kestral Parkway is the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for August 2022. She has been gardening here for about three years, starting from the nearly blank slate of bare dirt and dead trees of a previously neglected property.

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Columnists

Garden of the Month: Beautiful, but easy to keep up

Kim Larson and David Minter’s garden at 128 E Nevada St., the Ashland Garden Club’s Garden of the Month for July, has come a long way from when it was almost entirely huge juniper bushes in front and a large concrete pad with a laundry line and hedge in back.

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Latest posts

ScienceWorks hosts Sparking Action! Community Wildfire Education Day

Live fire demonstrations, DIY air filter workshops, Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge basket weaving, photos with Smokey the Bear and storytelling were all part of “Sparking Action! Community Wildfire Education Day” hosted by the Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative Saturday morning at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum.

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OSF Gift Shop is back, bigger and better

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is back — and now so is the gift shop. On Friday, May 17, a 5 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of the long-awaited new gift shop at the corner of Pioneer and Main Streets, formerly the home of the OSF Welcome Center.

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Ashland voters to decide two measures on primary ballot

Ashland voters will decide whether the city recorder will continue to be elected or instead become an appointed position and whether the chief of police must be the one serving as sergeant at arms, keeping the peace during city council meetings. Ballots must be mailed and postmarked by Tuesday, May 21, or dropped into an official ballot drop box by 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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History: Ashland’s opera star connection

Ashland resident Tom Giordano didn’t know until recently that his grandfather Salvatore Giordano was a world-renowned opera singer who sang in Ashland 110 years ago at the opening of a new theater on East Main Street.

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Ashland artist’s show opens Friday at Phoenix gallery

Ashland artist and Hollywood screenwriter Doug Wallace’s lifelong devotion to creativity is on display in a one-man art show at the Jack Langford Gallery through June. The show opens with an artist’s reception and Ekphrastic poetry event hosted by John Frohnmayer, a writer, poet and former head of the National Endowment of the Arts from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17.

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