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Events Calendar - Spring 2017

 

 
 

 

 
 

Year-Round Vegetable Gardening

March 18
10am
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

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.

 

Seed Start Class

April 1
10-11am
FREE
Ready to grow your own vegetables this year - from SEED? Want the experience? Want heirlooms that aren't available as starts? Come learn about soil mixes, heat, light and moisture needs, hardening off, what to plant and when, and tips for success. And get a free seed packet!

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

 

Raising Backyard Chickens

April 1
11am-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

Growing Vegetables
in Containers


April 8
10-11:30
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

Native Lily
Class


April 15
11am-Noon
FREE
TBD.

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

Natives Plant
Pre-Order Sale


Order by: 5/9
Pick up: 5/14
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 then. 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 4
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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