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Volume 17, Issue 5
May 2019


Plant sales & gardening

Terra Nova Plant Sale

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Saturday, May 11, 10 am-2 pm, Terra Nova School, 10351 NW Thompson Road

Purchase local and organic starts of veggies, herbs and flowers, grown by the students of Terra Nova School of Science and Sustainability, a BSD option school. Farm tours and student-made crafts including bath fizzies and soap!

Free Weed Watcher Workshops

Wednesday, May 8, 6-8 pm, City of Tigard Public Works Auditorium, 8777 SW Burnham St.

Tuesday, May 14, 6-8 pm, Pacific University, McGill Auditorium, 2043 College Way

Tuesday, May 21, 6-8 pm St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 12405 SW Butner Rd.

Concerned about invasive weeds? Attend a free weed watcher workshop, where you have the opportunity to talk with weed experts, discover how to help, learn from live samples, receive a free field ID book, and bring in mystery plants for identification.

Naturescaping Basics Workshop

Saturday, June 1, 1-4 pm, Portland Community College, Rock Creek, Building 4 & WCMGA Education Garden, 17705 NW Springville Rd., free

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Join us for a free workshop to learn about naturescaping your yard! This workshop will introduce naturescaping concepts and basic site planning principles, including:

– Using native plants to provide layering and year-round features;

– Attracting native birds, butterflies, and other pollinators;

– Creating low maintenance landscapes to conserve water and energy;

– Preventing pollution through reduction or elimination of chemical use.

Vegetable Gardening in Small Spaces


Thursday, May 23, 10-11:30 am, WCMGA Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, free

Learn techniques for growing vegetables in very limited space by maximizing planting density and limiting the need for thinning, watering, and weeding. Tips for soil maintenance will also be provided. * Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

Washington County Master Gardeners Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate: use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed. Event is held rain or shine, under cover, if needed.


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