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Portland Nursery

April 2017

April 1-2, 2017

RobynStreeter2What to do in the April Vegetable garden

with Robyn Streeter of Your Backyard Farmer
Get the dirt on year-round vegetable growing in this monthly talk about vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest. This month Robyn will cover irrigation techniques.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • April 1 • 11:00-12:30pm
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sproutsGrow Your Own Microgreens

with Farmer Dan Bravin
Microgreens are tiny vegetable greens that are packed with nutrients, super tasty and they add a beautiful flair to your meals. Best of all they are super easy to grow! Join Farmer Dan for a lesson in how to grow your own microgreens right in your kitchen. The class is free but Farmer Dan will have microgreen kits for sale (cash or check only, please).

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • April 1 • 1:00-2:30pm
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tomatoes168Vegetable Gardening: Tomatoes

with Marc Scheidecker
Every vegetable gardener has his or her own special tomato techniques. In today’s class Marc will tell you his person tips and secrets for a successful Tomato season. From soil to selection and watering to pruning you will up your tomato game this year after taking this class!

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 2 • 11:00-12:30pm
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crownSpring Wreath Making

with Jess of Portland Nursery
Spring is finally here and the color is starting to come back to your garden! Learn how to make a beautiful wreath out of the lovely spring blooms and branches. We will provide most of the materials needed but please feel free to bring in your own branches and twigs if you have something in your garden that you would like to incorporate into your wreath. $30 class fee, paid at register before class.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 2 • 1:00-2:30pm
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April 8-9, 2017

edibleflowersOrganic Culinary Herb & Edible Flower Gardening 

with Jolie Donohue, Gardening Goddess.
Fragrant, delicious herbs and edible flowers awaken the senses and enliven your culinary creations. Join Jolie Donohue, The Gardening Goddess as she draws on two decades of kitchen-gardening experience to introduce how to grow and harvest a diverse palette of culinary herbs and edible flowers in your Portland garden. Delicious recipes included!

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 9 • 11:00-12:30pm
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milkweedhoneybeeOrganic Gardening for Bees, Butterflies, and Beneficial Bugs

with Jolie Donohue, Gardening Goddess.
The Gardening Goddess Jolie Donohue will help you transform your urban garden into a colorful year-round haven for our tiny friends. Learn design strategies, plant selection, and organic care techniques to attract and assist a wide variety of garden pollinators and other beneficial bugs.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 9 • 1:00-2:30pm
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April 22-23, 2017

raisedbed2Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening Demo

with Tiffany of Portland Nursery (monthly series)
Join Portland Nursery’s Tiffany Garner in a monthly series held right outside at our own raised vegetable beds. Dress for the weather & learn what to do with your own raised beds, when you should be doing it & the proper techniques so you can work smarter, not harder. From cold frames to compost & seeds to starts you will learn and grow alongside our fabulous vegetable gardener, Tiffany.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • April 22 • 11:00-12:30pm
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bonsai-creatingBonsai is for Everyone!

with Lucy Davenport of Bonsai Akira (“akira” means “brilliance” or “clarity”)
Join this class to further develop yours skills by learning seasonal care of both indoor and outdoor bonsai. Although this class focuses on intermediate skills, all levels of bonsai enthusiasts are welcome in this hands-on class! You will learn about root pruning, styling and wiring to gain your desired shape. Lucy introduces these techniques using a combination of lecture, slideshow and demonstration! Students are welcome to bring their own plant, tools and gloves. You can also purchase bonsai from the nursery or from Lucy during the class. Materials provided: wire and raffia, soil. Fee: $5. Class limited to 12 students.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • April 22 • 1:00-2:30pm
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organicveggardeningOrganic Vegetable Gardening 101

with Jolie Donohue, Gardening Goddess.
If you are excited to grow your own food but have little to no experience or you are new to gardening in the Portland area, this is the class for you! Jolie will discuss the basics of organic edible gardening including site preparation, crop selection based on site elements, planting and care techniques. With her two decades of gardening experience, Jolie will demystify growing your own food and share her tips and techniques for beginner success!

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 23 • 11:00-12:30pm
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VegGardeningOrganic Vegetable Gardening 102

with Jolie Donohue, Gardening Goddess.
Take your vegetable garden to the next level. This is a great class for gardeners with a little experience under their belt now wanting to dig deeper! Join Jolie Donohue, The Gardening Goddess and learn the benefits of practicing crop rotation and companion planting for the healthiest, happiest plants possible. Drawing from two decades of gardening experience, Jolie will discuss tips and techniques for crop rotation, great crop combinations and methods for inter-planting, and strategize about how to rotate crops in small urban plots.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 23 • 1:00-2:30pm
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April 29-30, 2017

chrysanthemum168Chrysanthemum Sale

The Portland Mum Society will have its first Spring Mum sale at the Division Location.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • April 29th • 8:00 - 4:00pm

mushrooms168Mushrooms in the garden

with Tony McMigas, co owner of McMigas Family Farm
Join us with Tony McMigas, co owner of McMigas Family Farm, to learn how you can incorporate mushrooms in the garden. He will show you how to grow mushrooms on logs, straw, and wood chips. All of the varieties to be discussed can be kept going year after year with regular maintenance. Starter kits will be available for purchase for $25.00 each, (cash preferred).

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 30 • 11:00-12:30pm
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veggarden-squashVegetable Gardening: Beans & Squash

with Marc Scheidecker
It’s almost time to get those warm weather veggies in the ground. In this vegetable class Marc will focus on Beans and Squash and how to get the most out of your plants this year.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • April 30 • 1:00-2:30pm
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