olive hanging off of a tree in Oregon after a rain storm

Why is Portland Considered a Mediterranean Climate?

There’s a common misconception that Portland is a temperate rainforest, but the reality is that we’re located in a Mediterranean climate! Understanding the difference between these two climates is crucial for understanding the best gardening practices for our region in addition to the environmental threats that we face. Köppen Climate Classification System The first thing […]

Downtown Portland at night in the fall

An Overdue Update from PBG

Over the past year, we’ve been pretty quiet, but the work behind the scenes has been in full force! So we’d like to take this time, using our brand new blog, the PBG Journal, to provide you with as much of an update as we are able to–this includes information about the search for a […]