The recent, warm spring air has transformed Portland from dreary to delightful. Bicyclists are dusting off (or drying off) their steeds and taking to the flower-filled streets.
Visions of spring are everywhere.
The other day, while riding home from Alberta Street I spotted this great house, with a garden bed lined by bicycle wheels.
I’ve come across many houses with bicycle-inspired garden art. From fences to sculptures, there is a quiet celebration of cycling going on in this city.
If you need inspiration to make your bike garden grow, there are two places you should look.
Both places are full of inspiring examples of how to get more gears in your garden.
Bikes grow on trees at the Alberta St. Clown House
My kind of windchime, at Abernethy Elementary School.
Have you come across any bike gardens or other visions of spring lately?