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Touring M & M's Garden in West Linn

A garden tour during COVID-19 - yes we did! The PDX area garden bloggers ventured out to my neck of the woods (the dreaded burbs!!) and visited Mike & Megan's garden in West Linn. Mike is the head grower for Little Prince of Oregon Nursery and wife Megan works for the city of Lake Oswego, park department. 
One thing is clear, that when you have two hort nerds in the family, great things happen in the home garden! 
My apologies for cell phone photos. I had the wrong lens for my camera. Clearly, I am out of practice when it comes to touring gardens.
M & M purchased the home 11 years ago and they kept a few mature trees but everything has been designed by them. They removed nearly all of the grass, except for the below patch in the front yard and reimagined the sloping backyard into a retreat with tropical flair. 
Mike likes to bring home plants from work that have lost their way. Missing plant tags or items purchased for future propagation that didn't work out or plants he f…

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