Portland Gardens Shine in all Seasons

Gray skies enhance color saturation in the Portland Japanese Garden

“A touch of color ‘neath skies of gray … But then the sun came out again, And sent us happily on our way” — Dyrenforth James and Gibbons Carroll

Story and photos by David A. Laws

The landscape artists of Portland, Oregon, have crafted prize-winning gardens that glow with color…




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David A. Laws

David A. Laws

I photograph and write about Gardens, Nature, Travel, and the history of Silicon Valley from my home on the Monterey Peninsula in California.

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