EVENTS CALENDAR
Sunday
, March 29, 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

Organic Culinary Herb Gardening
Sunday, March 29, 2020 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Gardening Goddess, Jolie Ann Donohue. Fragrant, delicious herbs awaken the senses and enliven your culinary creations. Jolie Donohue, author of The Gardening Goddess's Guide to Edible Gardening in Portland, is passionate about organic herb gardening and herb cookery. She will introduce a diverse palette of culinary herbs and teach you how to grow them successfully in your garden. Harvesting tips and recipes are included in our culinary adventure. www.portlandnursery.com



Flavorful Greens in Temperate Climates: What, Why, and How
Sunday, March 29, 2020 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR


With Rachel Brunner, professional botanist and bitter greens aficionado
Bitter and other flavorful greens have a rich history as shoulder season fare. In this class we'll cover some of the history, biology/ecology, and health benefits of these often overlooked garden superstars. Then, we'll get into the nuts and bolts of growing and enjoying bitter and strong flavored greens. Finally, we'll explore some of these greens with a tasting. www.portlandnursery.com



Small Space Vegetable Gardening
Sunday, March 29, 2020 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Gardening Goddess, Jolie Ann Donohue. No space is too small to grow some of your own food! Jolie Donohue, author of The Gardening Goddess's Guide to Edible Gardening in Portland, inspires you to grow a bountiful edible garden in the smallest spaces. Gardening in containers, raised beds, and vertical gardening will be explored with special attention to planning, planting, and maintenance. www.portlandnursery.com



Year-Round Veggie Gardening: Next Steps
Sunday, March 29, 2020 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR


With Polly Gottesman of Pumpkin Ridge Gardens. Polly has been providing vegetables year-round to her CSA subscribers for decades, and her seminar on planning year-round gardens in our area has been a perennially popular one here. Come learn about the best timing, dependable varieties and other tips so you can garden like you eat – 12 months a year. This second session is intended for more experienced gardeners and will delve more deeply into growing under plastic during the winter and methods specifically for unusual overwintering outdoor crops. www.portlandnursery.com

 
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