February 23, 2019

Mason Bees 101*
Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 10:00am-12:00pm
PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR

With Ron Spendal, Master Gardener. First in a series, this presentation addresses the biology, behavior and natural history of the Mason Bee. *Approved for MG education credit. LOCATION: PCC Rock Creek Building 4 Classroom. WCMGA Education Garden at PCC Rock Creek, 17705 NW Springville Rd., Portland, OR 97229. No registration needed, free parking: For weekday WCMGA educational events, use the Events Parking Lot behind Building 9. On Saturdays all campus parking areas available for free.

Portland Spring Home & Garden Show
Thursday, February 21, 2019 • 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday, February 22, 2019 • 10:00am-8:00pm
Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday, February 24, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Portland Expo Center, Portland, OR

The best place to start your next home project is at the Portland Home & Garden Shows. The 2019 show will feature 11 incredible showcase gardens built by exhibitors. Meet remodeling professionals, get plenty of ideas and visit with hundreds of great companies so you can launch into Spring with your new home project. And you won't want to miss the Sculpture Walk through the gardens - new this year!

Inviting Mason Bees to Your Garden
Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

This class will focus on a wonderful little insect…the Mason bee! We are excited to have Master Gardener Billie Bevers back to share with you her knowledge of these proficient pollinators and how you can encourage them to visit your garden and orchard this season, increasing the abundance of your harvest. Learn about their nesting habits and how to establish an environment that will encourage them to keep a regular home in your garden. This class covers equipment, seasonal management, bee biology and management of pests. Free.

Kids’ Club: Seeds are Da’ Bomb
Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 11:00am(V)
Al's Garden & Home, Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Soils: Part 2
Saturday, February 23, 2019 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Marc Scheidecker. Learn how to feed your soil and the billions of soil microorganisms that in turn feed your veggie plants. We will discuss foliar fertilizing, soil drenches, side dressing, and manures as well as how to avoid overfertilization. We’ll talk developing about an ongoing season long fertilization plan.

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