EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday
, March 28, 2020

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
March 23-April 20, 2020
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, Woodburn, OR


Pack a picnic and head out to Woodburn for the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival. Explore the tulips, all in brilliant, Easter-inspired hues. This year’s festival boasts 40 acres of flower fields and offers food by Mt. Angel Sausage Company, tram and hay wagon rides, a children’s play area and wine tasting nearby. Don’t forget your camera and rubber boots. www.woodenshoe.com

Gaiety Hollow Garden Guided Tours
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Lord & Schryver Conservancy


The Lord & Schryver Conservancy will open the Gaiety Hollow gardens to visitors on March 28. Guided tours of the gardens will take place on the fourth Saturday of the month through September. Trained docents will walk visitors through the grounds and discuss the history and design of the gardens. www.lordschryver.org



Make a Spring Wreath
Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Jess. Welcome Spring by joining Jess of Portland Nursery to create a hand-tied wreath. We will use fresh flowers and branches that celebrate nature’s annual awakening.
Materials fee: $30, payable at register on the day of the class. Class size limited to 20. www.portlandnursery.com



Pesticide-Free Pest Control
Saturday • March 28 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR


With Glen Andresen of Bridgetown Bees. Discover effective, nontoxic ways to tackle weeds, pests and plant diseases. See how a few simple steps for preventing problems early on can save a lot of work later. Learn the latest techniques for managing problems safely, and find out where to go for reliable information. You can make your yard beautiful and safe for children, pets, wildlife and waterways. www.portlandnursery.com

Kid’s Club: Strawberry Explosion
Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 11:00am
Al’s Garden and Home, Wilsonville, 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. www.als-gardencenter.com

Introduction to Rain Gardens
Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Whitney Bailey, Senior Conservationist at East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District. Come learn about rain gardens! In this presentation you’ll learn what stormwater is and how we can better manage it to protect the environment. You will come away understanding how to: assess whether your site is suitable for a rain garden, determine the best location for it, calculate impervious surface and the size of your rain garden, choose appropriate plants, and maintain your garden for years of enjoyment. You will also be provided with information and resources for further learning. www.portlandnursery.com



Meet Your Farmer Farm Tour
Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 1:00pm-2:30pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Blooming Junction invites you to meet Farmer Justin and learn how we grow your food. Justin will take you on a short farm tour and answer any questions that you may have about our farming practices, Blooming Junction’s CSA offering, 2020 planting plans, and more. To learn more about our CSA make sure to visit our CSA info page! This is a free event! Please register to let us know that you’re coming. www.bloomingjunction.com

Night Hike!
Saturday, March 28, 2020 • 7:00pm-8:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


In the dark, your ears take center stage as owls call and small critters scurry. Even the every-day sounds of leaves in the wind and the flowing creek will heighten and shift. We’ll walk the trails of the Garden as the sun sets, observing the changes around us and connecting with nature in a new way. Meets at the Manor House. $15 general/ $10 Leach Garden Friend. Pre-registration required. Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Ave. Portland, OR. www.leachgarden.org

 
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