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5050 SE Stark, Portland, 503-231-5050

9000 SE Division, Portland, 503-788-9000

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Portland Nursery

March 2016

March 5-6, 2016

veggarden168What to Do in the March Vegetable Garden

with Donna & Robyn of Your Backyard Farmer
Get the dirt on year-round vegetable growing in this monthly talk about vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Donna & Robyn of Your Backyard Farmer will cover seasonal topics to help you improve your vegetable gardening skills and draw from their education and collective years of hands-on experience.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • March 5 • 11:00-12:30pm
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tillandsiaHanging Air Plant Garden Workshop

with Hilary Spray from Joyful Floral PDX
Hilary Spray from Joyful Floral PDX will teach you how to create your very own hanging glass terrarium with seashells, decorative rocks, wood slices and air plants. This class is fun and informative, families are encouraged to attend! $20.00 materials fee, limited to 12 people.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • March 5 • 1:00-2:30pm
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veggardenrowsVegetable Gardening 101

with Gardening Goddess, Jolie Donohue
If you are excited to grow your own food but have little to no experience, this is the class for you! Gardening Goddess, Jolie Donohue will discuss the basics of site preparation, crop selection based on site elements, planting and care techniques. With her years of experience, Jolie will demystify growing your own food and share her tips and techniques for beginner success!

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • March 6 • 11:00-12:30pm
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croprotationVeg Gardening 102: Rotation & Companion Planting

with Gardening Goddess, Jolie Donohue
Take your vegetable garden to the next level. This is a great class for gardeners with a few years under their belt now wanting to dig deeper! Join Gardening Goddess, Jolie Donohue and learn the benefits of practicing crop rotation and companion planting for the healthiest, happiest plants possible. Drawing from a decade of gardening experience, Jolie will discuss tips and techniques for crop rotation, great crop combinations and methods for interplanting, and strategize about how to rotate crops in urban garden plots.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • March 6 • 1:00-2:30pm
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March 12-13, 2016

coldframesUsing Cold Frames in the Vegetable Garden

with Marc Scheidecker
Cold frames allow us to start our plants a month earlier and to continue right through Winter. Marc Scheidecker, a full-time vegetable gardener, student of gardening, and one of the Garden Managers for Portland's Community Gardens Program will discuss some very easy ways to set up a cold frame as well as some that are more involved. He’ll also explain various benefits of cold frames, least of which is keeping cats from using our as a litter box!

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • March 12 • 1:00-2:30pm
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seedstartingStarting Vegetable Seeds Indoors & Out: Hands On Workshop

with Marc Scheidecker
Marc Scheidecker, a full-time vegetable gardener, student of gardening, and one of the Garden Managers for Portland's Community Gardens Program, discusses the importance of having our methods of gardening harmonize with our goals in gardening. The first place to start is with our vegetable seeds. Learn several ways we can start our seedlings indoors with this goal of growing the most healthful vegetables in mind. Students will plant their own seedlings to continue nurturing at home. Fee: $5.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • March 13 • 11:00-12:30pm
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March 19-20, 2016

fruittreeTending Your Fruit Tree: How to select and manage your fruit trees.

with John Iott of Fruitful Labor
John Iott www.fruitbadger.blogspot.com., author of Tending Fruit: An Urban Fruit Tree Management Guide and teacher for the City of Portland Community Garden Program, OSU Organic Master Gardeners, and Portland Fruit Tree Project, will provide the new and somewhat experienced fruit tree owner an outline on how to manage their fruit tree. Topics will include: selecting a fruit tree that is right for you, planting, pruning, fertilizing, and watering for fruit tree health and production. John has over 20 years of organic farm and garden experience and currently works on a hazelnut farm outside Wilsonville.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • March 19 • 11:00-12:30pm
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SpringTableSwagCelebrate the Spring Equinox

with Life-Cycle Celebrant Holly Pruett
During this season of resurrection, Life-Cycle Celebrant Holly Pruett, who led our popular Winter Solstice Rituals class, will teach you about Spring Equinox traditions around the world. She’ll then help you to set your intentions for the life you wish to nurture as we walk the nursery for foraged plant material to use in our own hand built springtime altar swag. Swag construction will be led by Portland Nursery landscape designer Terrie Burdette. Join us in welcoming Spring! Class limited to 12 students. Please dress for weather, bring hand pruners, gloves and any elements you’d like to incorporate into your altar swag. $10 materials fee.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • March 20 • 11:00-12:30pm
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March 26-27, 2016

raisedbedHands On Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening Series

with Portland Nursery’s Tiffany Garner
Join Portland Nursery’s Tiffany Garner in a monthly series held right outside at our own raised vegetable beds. Dress for the weather & learn what to do with your own raised beds, when you should be doing it & the proper techniques so you can work smarter, not harder. From cold frames to compost & seeds to starts you will learn and grow alongside our fabulous vegetable gardener, Tiffany.

Every fourth Saturday of the month at 11:00am

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • March 26 • 11:00-12:30pm
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herbsCulinary Herb and Edible Flower Gardening

with Gardening Goddess, Jolie Donohue
An avid kitchen-gardener cook, Jolie Donohue The Gardening Goddess is passionate about gardening with herbs and edible flowers. Fragrant delicious herbs and delectable beautiful edible flowers awaken the senses and enliven culinary creations. Jolie introduces a diverse palette of culinary herbs and edible flowers, how to grow them successfully in your garden, harvesting & cooking tips.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • March 27 • 11:00-12:30pm
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