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From Coast Explorer Spring 2012
Earth-Friendly Slug Control: Fending Off the Midnight Marauders
Slippery nocturnal creatures slide into your garden and munch away on tender shoots, leaving slimy, damaged plants in their wake. Arm yourself with eco-sound tactics to trick, trap and otherwise dissuade ravenous slugs. Ugh...slugs! Though they play an invaluable ecological role as decomposers, the role they play in your garden is hardly a welcome one. To prevent the decimation of......[read more]
 
    • Northwest Style: The company known today as Coaster Construction began in 1973 with the vision of keeping the look and feel of a small coastal village and arts community in Cannon Beach. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2016
    • Gourmet Gatherings in Port Orford: Whether you're hanging out at home or heading to the beach, South Coast Gourmet has picnic provisions for your next gourmet gathering. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2016
    • Privacy With a View: Expand your view with popular window treatments that create the perfect room ambiance any time of day. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2016
    • Looking Back: Promoting Oregon's Scenic South Coast: Photographic imagery was and still is an important way to communicate Oregon's coastal landscape, people, culture and history. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Visualize Art: What will that new piece of art you are considering look like on your wall? Now you can take the guesswork out of whether it will fit with your decor or not. At DragonFire Gallery in Cannon Beach, you can Visualize It. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2015
    • Koho Offers Oceanfront Living in Yachats: Just steps from the beach in the village of Yachats, Koho is a neighborhood of new homes on the Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2014
    • Subscribe to Coast Explorer Magazine: Let us inspire you with the beauty of the northwest coast and share tips on its very best places, while keeping you informed of news and events. Appeared in Online Extras Fall/Winter 2014
    • Eye-catching Designs for Perfect Patio Pots: Just as a garden can be a work of art, a well-designed container garden can be an attractive focal point on your patio, balcony, deck or doorstep. By selecting the right combination of thriller, filler and spiller plants you can create patio plantings with pizzazz. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2014
    • Community Based Fishing in Port Orford: The fishermen of Port Orford Sustainable Seafood are wild about their haul, habitats and heritage. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • Nature's Carpet for the Garden: Using moss in coastal gardens takes a cue from nature. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2014
    • Looking Back: Siletz Basket Makers: Basket making is a Native American cultural tradition for the Siletz people on the Central Oregon Coast. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Style Set in Stone: Part of our unique Northwest style, informal and organic is the use of natural materials that accentuate the beauty of the region and reflect our environment. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • Trees That Please: The Japanese Stewartia is a Four-Season Beauty Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2013
    • From Catch to Consumer: With a focus on stewardship, sustainability and quality, the Pacific Coast seafood industry freshens its approach, all the way from pot to plate. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Looking Back: Commercial Fishing on the Oregon Coast: Commercial fishing has been a part of Pacific Northwest culture since the mid-1800s. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Praiseworthy Plants for Coastal Gardens: Rain, wind and sand can make gardening on the coast challenging, but by choosing the right plants, you can make your garden retreat perform all summer long. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Vintage is Contemporary: Just as the economic climate fluctuates, decorating trends and tastes also shift directions. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2013
    • Looking Back: Newport Crab Festival 1949: The Oregon Coast has had a long love affair with Dungeness crab. Oregon's official State crustacean makes an appearance at... Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2013
    • Your Garden Variety Hebe: In Greek mythology, Hebe is the goddess of youth; in coastal gardens, the Hebe is the perfect plant to add color and texture. Appeared in Coast Explorer Spring 2013
    • Light Up Your Space: Changing your home's mood is always at your fingertips with a little well-placed LED task lighting, now easier than ever to install. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Looking Back: The Pathfinders of Lincoln County 1912: In 1912, a group of four men and a dog, dubbed the "Pathfinders," set out in a 20-horsepower Flanders Studebaker... Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Projects That Pay: When it comes to your home, get the most out of your time and money by taking on projects that add value now and later. Appeared in Coast Explorer Fall/Winter 2012
    • Garden Variety Glam: Hydrangea: Today's hydrangea varieties glam up your garden with an abundance of color that lasts all summer long. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Looking Back: Dungeness Crab: An enduring coastal delicacy, Dungeness crab has been harvested commercially along the Pacific Coast since the late 1800s. This historic... Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
    • Top 5 Tips for Buying Your Beach Home Now: Good inventory is available, rates are at historic lows, and it's still a buyer's market out there. If you spot that beach home you adore, now might be the best time to answer the knock of opportunity. Coastal real estate experts agree on a handful of tips for making the dream of a beach home come true as painlessly as possible. Appeared in Coast Explorer Summer 2012
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