OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Washington County Master Gardener

Upcoming Events

For a list of all In the Garden Series events click here: IGS 2018 Schedule (PDF)

For a list of all the chapter meeting speaker topics click here: 2018 Chapter Meeting Speakers (PDF)

 

Tuesday ◊ September 4, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Teaching Gardening at Detention Facilities/Schools/Neighborhoods

Presenter:  Rima Green

Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map.  Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Saturday ◊ September 15, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Topic: Learning Garden Open House

Presenter: tbd…

Tour the Master Gardener Learning Garden and attend FREE workshops, get help on your gardening questions from Master Gardeners at the Master Gardener Clinic held on site.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 * Each Class Approved for one hour of MG Education Credit –opportunity to earn two hours of MG Education Credit

Saturday ◊ September 15, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Seeds: Sowing/Harvesting/Saving

Presenter: Sarah Gramm Wolf

What the seed packets don’t tell you when planting seeds; heirloom varieties and seed harvesting (when to harvest, how to clean the seeds); seed saving (storage conditions); and do-it-yourself viability testing before planting your saved seeds. Pioneers brought their saved seeds with them when they crossed the Oregon Trail … the tiny, mighty seed!

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

Saturday ◊ September 15, 2018 ◊ 11:00 AM

Topic: Winterize: Putting your Garden to Bed

Presenter: Sue Ryburn

Fall signals the coming of our winter months and the time to prepare the garden for cooler, wetter days. Learn about steps to protect your plants, take advantage of the indoors for some garden tasks, prepare for spring and also support the ecosystem in your garden.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

 

Saturday ◊ September 22, 2018 ◊ 10:00am – noon

Topic: Creating a Hellstrip Garden – From Sod to Super ! 

Presenter:  Susan Albright

May 2013

July 2017

Want to reclaim an under-used portion of your yard? Curious about the term “Hellstrip” and if you have one? Answers to these questions and more will be covered in this session. Come learn about site preparation, plant selection and design, planting techniques, water concerns, and maintenance for hellstrips. Reference materials will be available for perusal.  A handout of resources will also be provided.  If timing of garden installation allows, we will have some hands-on activities in the garden.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Building 4 Classroom. Map (southwest corner). Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, turn right on the second stop sign, turn left onto parking lot D. Walk south towards Building 4.  Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays.  Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Tuesday ◊ October 2, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Latest Research on GMOs and Herbicides

Presenter: Chip Bubl

Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Tuesday ◊ November 6, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Fascinating Plants From Across the Globe

Presenter: Seth Menser

Seth was the Horticulture Supervisor at the San Diego Zoo, and will give a presentation on the various projects he worked on, highlighting in photography some of the incredible plants he has seen along the way. The countries covered in this presentation include Australia, the Bahamas, Costa Rica, France, New Caledonia, and New Zealand. LocationFirst Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map.

 

Saturday ◊ December 1, 2018 ◊ 10:00am – noon

Topic: Mason Bees Cocoon Cleaning 

Presenter:  Ron Spendal

Is a hands-on workshop showing how to extract, clean, and store mason bees

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Building 4 Workroom. Map (southwest corner). Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, turn right on the second stop sign, turn left onto parking lot D. Walk south towards Building 4.  Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays.  Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

Tuesday ◊ December 4, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Small Wood Lots

Presenter: Neil Schroeder

Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

Tuesday ◊ January 2, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Bats: Myths and Realities

Presenter: Wolfgang Dempke

This presentation explores some of the myths and misunderstandings that exist about these fascinating mammals. You will learn about their lives and how they use echolocation. Wolfgang describes the benefits of bats as well as the challenges and problems that threaten them. Free event, free parking, no registration needed. Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map.

Saturday ◊ January 27, 2018 ◊ 10:00am – noon

Topic: Mason Bees 101

Presenter: Ron Spendal

Addresses the biology, behavior and natural history of the Mason Bee.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Building 4 Classroom. Map (southwest corner). Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, turn right on the second stop sign, turn left onto parking lot D. Walk south towards Building 4. Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

Tuesday ◊ February 6, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Sex and the Single Flower

Presenter: Bob Falconer

Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map. Free event, free parking, no registration needed

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

Wednesday ◊ February 14, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Fruit Pruning

Presenter: Joanne DeHaan

Techniques for pruning: blueberries, grapes, cane berries and trailing berries will be the subjects. Bring your bypass clippers and have some fun.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing Map, Google Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, left onto NE 25th, then sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Parking Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

 

Saturday ◊ Febuary 17, 2018 ◊ 10:00am – noon

Topic: Raising Mason Bees

Presenter: Ron Spendal

Focuses on the environmental needs of the mason bees, nesting behaviors of mason bees, nesting and housing devices attractive to mason bees.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Building 4 Classroom. Map (southwest corner). Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, turn right on the second stop sign, turn left onto parking lot D. Walk south towards Building 4. Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Wednesday ◊ February 21, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Rose Pruning

Presenter: Bill Klug

You will learn how to prune roses and then demonstrate your knowledge by pruning the 30 roses at the demonstration garden. Attendees are encouraged to bring your own pruners and gloves.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing Map, Google Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, turn left onto NE 25th, and make a sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Parking Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

Thursday ◊ March 1, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Successful Blueberries in the Pacific NW

Presenter: Sue Ryburn & Cindy Muir

Who doesn’t love blueberries? Plus, these plants love our Pacific Northwest soil. Learn about different varieties of blueberries; soil preparation, watering, fertilizing, pruning timing and techniques, bird protection and more.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

 

Tuesday ◊ March 6, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Better Vertical Vegetable Gardening

Presenter: Harry Olson

Harry Olson

The secrets to a good vertically grown garden are the techniques used and selecting plant varieties that prosper when grown vertically. This class will cover these issues in detail and you will be ready to “Go Vertical” afterwards. Join us to learn how to garden better, easier and more productively. Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Wednesday ◊ March 7, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Irrigation Basics in the Home Garden

Presenter: Jennifer Peters

PCC instructor Jennifer Peters will walk you through the ABCs of home irrigation, whether you are installing a new sprinkler system or have inherited one. She will also discuss how to be water-wise in the garden. The class will be 60 to 90 minutes.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing Map, Google Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, left onto NE 25th, then sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Parking Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Thursday ◊ March 15, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Tools: Prepping for Gardening

Presenter: Sarah Gramm Wolf

Clean tools work more effectively, are easier to use, and last longer. Keeping blades clean and sharp improves cutting, which is easier on you and the plants. Learn easy cleaning, sharpening and lubricating techniques. Bring a garden tool you want sharpened.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Wednesday ◊ March 21, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: All About Lilies

Presenter: Kenn Parry

Learn how to care for and grow lilies. You will be introduced to many varieties of lilies,
including Oriental Lilies. Learn about all phases of growing lilies, sizes, varieties, planting,
fertilizing, and caring for your lilies after they are planted.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing Map, Google Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, left onto NE 25th, then sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

 

Thursday ◊ March 29, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Pruning Ornamentals in the Home Garden

Presenter: Sandy Japely

Hydrangeas, lilacs, small trees, more. Proper pruning greatly improves a plant’s appearance and health. Learn the basics of pruning small ornamental trees, shrubs, grasses; how much and when to prune, tools to use. Class does NOT cover pruning of fruit trees.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

Tuesday ◊ April 3, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Heuchera and its Kissing Cousins

Presenter: Dan Heims

Heucheras are hot — the palette of foliage colors alone is amazing! — join us for this overview of how Heucheras and Heucherellas are used around the world. Magnificent green walls, surprising containers, and landscape uses will be featured. Learn how these multipurpose plants can be used to their best advantage in gardens and landscapes. Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Thursday ◊ April 12, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Attracting Bees, Butterflies, Birds…

Presenter: Kassia Rudd

Create a wildlife habitat in your backyard…

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Saturday ◊ April 21, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Vegetable Rotation Gardening

Presenter: Tim Lanfri

Veggie Bed

Learn basics for successful vegetable planting, maintenance and harvest. How to optimize garden space and use crop rotation to lessen the need for pest control, reduce the spread of soil-borne disease and avoid nutrient depletion in the soil.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Tuesday ◊ April 24, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Growing Tomatoes in a Home Garden

Presenter: Tim Lanfri

Tomato

Each summer every home gardener wants to grow a successful crop of tomatoes. This class will teach you the basics of growing tomatoes in a backyard garden and will go “beyond the basics” to describe how you can grow a large crop of high quality tomatoes in a limited amount of space. The class is taught by Washington County Master Gardener, Tim Lanfri, who will share techniques and tricks he has used to successfully grow tomatoes in the local area over the last 40 years.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing Map, Google Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, left onto NE 25th, then sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Parking Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Wednesday ◊ April 25 , 2018 ◊ 10:00am – 11:30 am

Topic: Native Plant Identification

Presenter: Elizabeth Brewster

Vine Maple

 

 

 

Join us for a walk in the woods to identify spring-blooming native plants including trees, shrubs and herbaceous species. Learn about plant communities and see how the ecology of a site affects its plant composition. Wear sturdy shoes and weather appropriate clothing. We’ll be doing a fair amount of walking. Follow parking directions below. We will gather to start the walk near the entry of the Events Parking lot behind Building 9.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Park for free in Events Lot behind Bldg. 9. Map . Parking fees and restrictions apply to other lots during this time. Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, watch for Master Gardener signage directing to parking. Turn right into Events Parking Lot C behind Bldg 9. Gather near the entry driveway of the Events Parking Lot for the start of the walk. Free event, free parking (see above for free parking lot location), no registration needed

Tuesday ◊ May 1, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Sex on Six Legs

Presenter:  Gail Langellotto

 

This is a serious educational, informational talk about insect behavior that only Gail Langellotto can deliver with a straight face. Be prepared to have some good laughs learning, among other things, how misogynistic male bed bugs are.

Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

Saturday ◊ May 5, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Container Gardening: Flowers, Herbs, Vegetables Too!

Presenter: Sandy Japely & Kathi Stoffel

Container Gardening Univ. of Illinois Extension

Want to make your mom her favorite Mother’s Day gift? Learn how to create a wow factor with pots full of blooming flowers, delicious culinary herbs, and yummy vegetables too.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Tuesday ◊ May 8, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Sustainable Soil Health

Presenter: Heather Havens

We will discuss natural soil fertilization and management for maximum plant and soil health.
We’ll discuss the use of natural soil amendments and fertilizers, and sustainable soil health
and maintenance techniques.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing MapGoogle Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, left onto NE 25th, then sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Parking Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

Thursday ◊ May 17, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Growing Northwest Native Plants

Presenter: Ardis Schroeder

What is the definition of a native plant? What specific Northwest native plants will grow well in my yard or garden? Come discuss and explore this timely topic!

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

Tuesday ◊ May 22, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Square Foot Gardening

Presenter: Karen Kirby, Bob Campbell, Jerry Anderson

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Learn techniques for growing vegetables in very limited space by maximizing planting density, and limiting the need for thinning, watering, and weeding. Tips for bed construction and soil maintenance will also be provided.

In the Garden Series ◊ Demonstration Garden at the Washington County Fair Complex NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124: Bing MapGoogle Map. Go west on Cornell Road after the main entrance to the Fairplex Complex, left onto NE 25th, then sharp left turn onto NE 28th. Enter the fairgrounds at the West Parking Lot entrance. The Garden is on the left. Free event, no registration needed, free parking.

 

 

Saturday ◊ June 2, 2018 ◊ 10:00am – 11:30 am

Topic: Propagation by Cuttings

Presenter:  Helen Dorbolo

A hands-on introductory plant propagation class with focus on cloning through stem cuttings. Cutting and preparation techniques will be demonstrated; students will take cuttings of various perennials and shrubs (provided). Potting mix and after-care will be discussed. Bring your gardening gloves and sharp pruners or scissors if you have them.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Building 4 Workroom. Map (southwest corner). Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, turn right on the second stop sign, turn left onto parking lot D. Walk south towards Building 4. Campus Parking is free on Saturdays.  Free event, free parking, no registration needed

 

Tuesday ◊ June 5, 2018 ◊ 6:50 pm

Topic: Building the Chinese Garden Ponds

Presenter:  Eamonn Hughes

Eamonn Hughes, internationally recognized for his design and construction of water features, will present the work he did for the  Lan Su Chinese Garden renovation in Portland. From concept to completed renovation, Eamonn will describe how the new work came together and the challenges it presented.

Location: First Baptist Church 5755 SW Erickson Ave, Beaverton, 97005: Map. Free event, free parking, no registration needed

 

Saturday ◊ June 9, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Conifers of the Northwest

Presenter: Elizabeth Price

Learn how to identify conifers found in the Pacific northwest to family (cypress, pine, yew). Then we will go deeper into the pine family and learn how to identify this large family of conifers to genus. By the end of the class, you’ll be able to differentiate among Douglas-fir, hemlock, larch, pine, true cedar, true fir and spruce. This is a hands-on class; samples of plants will be available for everyone to examine. If you have one, please bring a loupe (a hand lens).

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Saturday ◊ June 16, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Weed Identification and Control

Presenter: Marilyn Berti

Yellow Dandelion growing out of rock

Bittercress, curly dock, nutsedge, dandelion, bindweed, horsetail! Yipes – so many Northwest weeds. Learn the differences between perennial and annual weeds and how to best control these annoying uninvited guests in your yard.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

 

Thursday ◊ June 21, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Success with Herbs:  Culinary and Other Uses

Presenter: Judy Fenker

Learn herb selection, best soil condition and location, to create and maintain a bountiful and beautiful herb garden.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Saturday ◊ June 23, 2018 ◊ 10:00am – noon

Topic: Arborvitae ID (and their look-alikes)

Presenter:  Elizabeth Price 

Port Orford Cedar Cone

Learn to identify Arborvitae and trees that are often mistaken for Arborvitae. Eight tree species in the Cypress family with the same type of foliage will be closely examined. Learn key ID characteristics, plant habit and uses in the landscape. This will be a walking tour of the PCC Rock Creek campus. Species list: Alaskan-yellow-cedar, incense-cedar, Port-Orford-cedar, western red-cedar, Berckman arborvitae, Emerald Green arborvitae, Hinoki cypress and Leyland cypress.  Wear good walking shoes.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Gather to start the walk at the PCC Rock Creek Learning Garden “Red Shed” located across from Building 9. Map . Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, turn right on the second stop sign, turn left onto parking lot D or E. Walk east towards Learning Garden.  Campus Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays.  Free event, free parking, no registration needed

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit

Thursday ◊ July 12, 2018 ◊ 10:00 AM

Topic: Drought Tolerant Gardening in the Northwest

Presenter: Carolyn Adams & Jacque Myers

March 2015

September 2017

A wide variety of landscape plants thrive in the Willamette Valley’s climate with little or no water once established. Learn about reducing water needs of
conventional plants and creating a low-water garden.

 

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate ◊ 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007 Map On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed.

 

Friday ◊ July 20 , 2018 ◊ 10:00am – noon

Topic: Blueberry Selection and Care

Presenter: Sue Ryburn

Blueberries are fun and relatively easy to grow in the home garden. Learn about blueberry varieties that do well in our area, how to care for blueberries, harvesting, monitoring for problems and how to address them. We will gather at the PCC Rock Creek Learning Garden “Red Shed” located across the street from Building 9.

◊ In the Garden Series ◊ PCC Rockcreek Garden ◊ 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Park for free in Events Lot behind Bldg. 9. Map . Parking fees and restrictions apply to other lots during this time. Enter from Springville Rd, go straight on the first stop sign, watch for Master Gardener signage directing to parking. Turn right into Events Parking Lot C behind Bldg 9. Free event, free parking, no registration needed

* Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit


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