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Events Calendar - Spring 2018

 

 
 

 

 
 

Mason Bee
SORTING Party!

March 25
1pm

FREE Mason Bees!
We're having a mason bee "sorting party" and you're invited! We'll sort mason bee cocoons between males and females, based on size, under the careful supervision of local mason bee expert Stephen Anderson. Stephen will also give a de facto class. Should last about an hour and be a lot of fun. Plus, you'll get FREE box of mason bees to take home, let hatch and pollinate away.

Please registration by phone or email so we can plan accordingly.

 

Naturescaping
Basics


April 7
9-1
FREE
Presented my the good folks at East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD), this is an outstanding class on how to incorporate nature and natural systems into your yard. You'll learn basic principles of design, storm water management, and which native plants would work best in your yard - and the birds and pollinators they attract.

Registration through EMSWCD. Click here for more info.

 

Growing Vegetables
in Containers


April 14
10-11
FREE
Wanna grow vegetables? Don't have a yard or lawn, or at least one you can dig up at the moment. We'll how 'bout using containers? This class will cover container types, growing media, fertilizing plus creating a healthy soil food web in your pot, watering, and other common issues related to growing vegetables in containers. It'll set you on the road to success.

No cost, yet registration guarantees a space. To register: email us

Raising Backyard Chickens

April 21
11-noon
FREE
Thinking about getting chickens? Not sure what the "adventure" will entail. Well, we are pleased to offer this enabling class on raising the backyard chicken flock. This class will cover how to get started, which breeds to select, what to expect (i.e., how to prepare), health, coop design, and how to deal with common challenges - poop, predators, pests, rodents, and end of laying/life concerns. Taught by LS staff.

No cost, yet registration guarantees a seat. To register: email us

Year-Round Vegetable Gardening

April 21
1pm
FREE
This is the bomb. A class to NOT miss. The class that everyone growing vegetable in Portland wishes they had. Taught by Tim Lanfri who has been at it for 20+ years, and has the hard-earned dirt on what to do when and how to do it.

No cost, yet registration guarantees a seat. To register: email us

Blueberry Weekend

April 28-29

20% off!

all BB plants

Blueberry Weekend. 20% off all blueberry plants. This weekend only!!

12 varieties to choose from. Come and get 'em!


Naturescaping
Yard Tour


May 12

FREE
Put on by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, this tour allows you to visit peoples' yards and see what they done to create a more happy and healthy landscape - including outdoor living space, sustainable gardening practices and native plants.

CLICK HERE for more info.

 

Native Plant
Pre-Order Sale


Order by: 5/14
Pick up: 5/19
or later*
While we carry many native plants, seasonally we offer a pre-order native plant sale that has a broader selection. The way it works is that we post an availability and you pick what you want. We get it for you. You don't pay for it at the time of order. If it is OK by you when you pick it up, then you pay for it. The Order Deadline is the Monday before the pick up weekend at midnight (ie, effectively Tuesday AM). For the Plant Availability List and more sale info, please visit our Native Plant Sale Page.

*We can hold the plants for you if you are unavailable that weekend.

 

Container
Gardening


June 2
10-11am
FREE
Wanna grow vegetables or other outdoor plants? Don't have a yard or lawn, or at least one you can dig up at the moment. We'll how 'bout using containers? This class will cover container types, growing media, fertilizing plus creating a healthy soil food web in your pot, watering, and other common issues related to growing vegetables in containers. It'll set you on the road to success. Taught by LS staff.

No cost, yet registration guarantees a space. To register: email us

 
 

 

 
 
 
     
 

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