In the Nursery
Mason Bees are In!
It's a great time to be starting a Mason Bee house! We have all the supplies you'll need, including the Bees!
Need more information? Our partner Crown Bees has a wealth of information on their website.
Roses coming in February!
If you're deep into planning for spring, our buyer's guides will come in handy for doing a bit of color planning. This week we have our A to Z Rose list for you. Bare root roses start arriving at the nursery in February and we'll have them potted up for you. Look over the list, mark it up and give us a call for the availability of your choices.
The Friends of Portland Community Gardens Valentine Card Sale
Saturday, February 7th from 10am-3pm at the Stark street location. Come pick out some sweet handmade cards and t-shirts for your sweetie, and help support Portland’s community gardening programs!
Classes at the Nursery
You can read more about January classes on our Classes Page.
Mini Jurassic Park Terrarium Workshop
with Annie Colombo
Add some drama to your mini-landscape with dinosaurs! We assure you that this dinosaur theme park is perfectly safe; your family need not fear rampaging velociraptors escaping from their glass habitat. Join Annie Colombo to make a tiny window to another world with a fern jungle or a forbidding rocky landscape where beasts of another time may roam wild.
Materials fee of $30 payable to the cashier before class. Limited to 10 students.
5050 SE STARK
Sunday • January 25 • 1:00pm
Click here to register for this class.
Sales at the Nursery
Our thanks to BlackGold for donating all the soil for the free pot-ups!
We want your dead Poinsettias!
Return your Poinsettia dead or alive during the month of January and we'll reward you with a $5.00 certificate to be used on your same day purchase.
We don't care where you bought it, what color it is, or what shape it's in. Bring it in and get the reward.
$.99 each when you buy 12 or more. Mix and Match any of the four pictured. (Nature's Nuts High Energy, Heath Berry Blast, Heat Bird's Blend, Heath Peanut Crunch). On sale thru Feb. 18. Reg. $1.99ea. Excludes other brands in stock.
We are now taking applications for seasonal employment at BOTH locations. See our Employment page for more information and to fill out the application for employment.
Blueberries are in!
Plan your fruit garden! We provide our Buyers' Lists each year so that you can decide on which fruit and nut varieties you would like for your garden. Small Fruits and Berries start arriving in mid-February to mid-March. Call to check if the trees you want are available.
Container Design for January
Brighten up your desk with “Your Own Corner of Paradise!” We used the Envirogro desktop plant light which directs light right onto the beach scene. Now you AND your plants can escape the winter doldrums – Happy New Year!
Designed at Portland Nursery using these plants:
1. Nephthytis Arrowhead Plant
2. Soleirolia soleirolii Baby’s Tears
3. Peperomia orba Pixie Peperomia
4. Blue sand to represent water
Container seated on the Envirogro desktop plant light.
Here in the Pacific Northwest we live in the land of moss. There are over 700 species of mosses in the area! Our feature for January features our favorite varieties. Read more...