New Plants for the Park

Fall marks planting season in the Willamette Valley. Thanks to the generosity of our donors, MSPC was able to purchase and contribute 5 young Oregon white oaks (Quercus garryana) to the park. Two will go on the north side of the Bush House to help restore the historical appearance of the house while three will…

Volunteer Profile: Debbie Alexander

Debbie Alexander loves plants.  She loves growing plants, learning about plants, and writing about plants. Debbie began thinking about plants after moving into a new house in Salem that lacked landscaping.  Knowing nothing about landscaping and gardening, Debbie began to educate herself by reading gardening books and visiting public and private gardens throughout the Willamette…