Designed by Nature


Backyard Renovations

Onesie-Twosie How to Create a Doozy Just getting started on creating a Backyard Renovation? Let’s investigate the step-by-step process of what it takes to design and build the backyard of your dreams. “An hour of planning can save you 10 hours of doing.” Of course, Dale Carnegie’s quote is a no-brainer in everyday life, but when considering a backyard renovation,

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The Outdoor Living Guy – Thriving in Nature

The Outdoor Living Guy – Thriving in Nature Did you know that people who make the effort to spend time in Nature are happier, healthier and less stressed? This pretty much sums up how, ‘The Outdoor Living Guy,’ Micah Dennis feels about it too. The ‘Outdoors’ is his friend, an equalizer that asks for Nothing and gives Everything in return. It took him

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Coyotes – Part of Portland’s Landscape

Coyotes part of Portland Landscape Increased coyote sightings prove Coyotes – Part of Portland’s Landscape. COYOTE SIGHTINGS KEEP HAPPENING Many of us going about our everyday lives in Portland never imagining coyotes are roaming neighborhoods in the Beaverton, Cedar Hills, Northeast, and Southeast areas of Portland. But apparently, they can live in a wide variety of habitats, including Portland’s backyards. In January of

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Fascinating Natural Phenomena

Fascinating Natural Phenomena Undoubtedly one of the most beautiful events to occur in our world, the Aurora Borealis  also known as the Northern Lights, has both astounded and amazed people since it was first discovered. This phenomenon occurs when the sun gives off high-energy charged particles (also called ions) that travelout into space at speeds of 300 to 1200 kilometres

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Landscape Design by Nature

Landscape Design by Nature   CRATER LAKE was formed after the collapse of an ancient volcano, posthumously named Mount Mazama. This volcano violently erupted approximately 7700 years ago. That eruption was 42 times as powerful as the 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens. The basin or caldera was formed after the top 5000 feet of the volcano collapsed. Subsequent lava

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