Mike Darcy is a well-known gardening expert and media personality in the greater Portland area. He has hosted a gardening radio show for 35 years as well as presented garden television shows on OPB, KPTV, and KATU. He writes a column “What I’m Hearing” for Digger, the trade magazine for Oregon Association of Nurseries and writes a regular garden column for Black Gold Potting Soil. He and his wife maintain a lovely garden that they frequently open to various groups and non-profit organizations. Mike’s garden is located in Oregon’s Willamette Valley and his advice is consistent with the mild climate there.