About

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Gardening in Portland OR is a dream come true. I’ve lived in places where the sun shines nearly every day. It drove me crazy. I love the plants that thrive in a desert climate, but not the heat or the predictability. So here I stay, with my honey, Richard, who named our little piece of ground ‘Delusional Drive’ and our cat, Sami, who fancies herself a wild animal until she comes in for a snack and a cuddle.

Portland, in general, is considered zone 8. We are close to the river and a little higher up, so I put us more at zone 7. Later blooming of most things would seem to bear me out.

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So…welcome to Delusional Drive. Enjoy your visit. If you are new to our fantasy world, I hope you will introduce yourself and join in the conversation.

 

6 thoughts on “About

  1. I love the name your husband choice for your garden and now I understand a bit more about your climate, I should have checked this out before. Nice to see your photo too Ricki.

    • Do you mean the sprayer comment? I did let them send me product and it worked quite well. Are you thinking I should delete it because of its commercial nature? At any rate, I appreciate you taking the trouble to send me a heads-up.

  2. Hey Ricki, 

    This is such an awesome gardening blog.

    I was just wondering if you accept guest posts for your garden-related content? We love all things gardening and can talk about it like there’s no tomorrow 🙂 

    Looking forward to your response!

    All the best, 

    Juma

    • Hi, Juma
      I have never gotten into the whole guest blogger thing but you are always welcome to hold forth as much as you like in the comments. Thanks for visiting.

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