, March 14, 2020

African Violet Educational Display and Plant Sale
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 10:00am-3:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

The public is encouraged to ask questions, get answers and information and purchase plants.

Vegetable Gardening Basics
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 10:00am
Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR

Presenter: Valerie Conner, Master Gardner. Covers soil preparation, what to plant when, where and how, how often to water and tips to make your garden thrive! Location: WCMGA Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007.

Backyard Berry Care
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR

Learn the basics of backyard berry care with Farmer Justin. This will include site preparation, planting layout, pruning, trellising, and common pest and disease issues. The focus will be on small fruit: blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, and strawberries. Registration for this event will close 24 hours prior to event. Event subject to cancelation if minimum number of attendees is not met. In the event of cancelation you will be notified by phone and email prior to class. Full refunds will be issued within 48 hours.

Tool Maintenance
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Jarid Kroes of Portland Nursery. Pruners not cutting well? Shovel has dings in the edge? Come learn how to maintain your hand tools so you have to work less and not buy replacements. Join Jarid of Portland Nursery on a lesson on manual garden tool maintenance. We will discuss pruners, shovels, saws, and more.

Little Sprouts Leprechaun Garden
Saturday, March 14, 2020 •11:00am-12:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

The kids will love making a magical leprechaun garden. Learning how to care for their creation will teach them an appreciation for the natural world. Cost $10 - Preregistration required. Call 541-753-6601 to reserve your spot!

Bonsai – Beginning Conifer
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 11:00am-12:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

This introductory class will explore various principles of Bonsai, and how they can be applied. A range of concepts will be discussed, including pruning and root management methods to benefit tree health. All subjects are outdoor species, and classes will be held in an unheated space, so dress accordingly. Please call 541-753-6601 to register. $75 fee includes a tree, pot, and materials. Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis, OR

Kid’s Club: Strawberry Explosion
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 11:00am(S)
Saturday, March 21, 2020 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 11:00am(V)
Al’s Garden and Home, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Back by popular demand, we are planting strawberry plants in a unique container. Kids will love picking and eating their delicious red, ripe strawberries throughout the summer months. Join us to learn more about this wonderful fruit! Cost: $7.50.

Growing Vegetables in Raised Garden Beds
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR

With Ian Wilson of Portland Edible Gardens. Raised garden beds are a wonderful way to grow a ton of food in a small urban space! They also have many advantages over traditional in-ground garden beds. Come learn about the practice of growing veggies in raised beds! This class will cover benefits and drawbacks, what vegetables grows best in raised beds, seasonal cycle of planting and caring for raised vegetable gardens, and more!

Bonsai is for Everyone
Saturday, March 14, 2020 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Lucy Davenport of Bonsai Akira. Lucy Davenport of Bonsai Akira will cover the elements of styling, or taking a plant specimen from nursery stock to a finished bonsai. The class will include an overview of the techniques of styling, including root pruning, branch pruning, wiring, and leaf reduction. This allows persons with any level of experience to participate. Bring a plant or just come to learn. Class limited to 15.

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