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Meet the New PBG Brand

Since its inception, Portland Botanical Gardens (PBG) has always had a strong sense of identity. As we’ve grown through organizational changes and miles of progress, our brand has served as a reflection of our evolution. Now, we’re entering a new, historic chapter in the Portland Botanical Gardens story, and we’re ready for a fresh, elevated […]

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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 […]