Class 3: Waking Up the Garden: Soils, Bed Preparation, Planting

IMG_5736Spring is around the corner! Plant now for delicious garden meals.

  • What to plant in early spring
  • Protecting seedlings from pests and cold
  • Best practices for planting
  • Garden structures from reclaimed materials
  • Early spring garden treats

Soil care and preparation, tailored to our Pacific Northwest maritime climate.
• Tools and tool care
• Garden ergonomics to save your body
Know your soil: Bring a handful of your soil for expert analysis!

You’ll get to take home two buckets of our rich garden compost, a bag of fresh-picked winter greens, and a plant for your garden. BYOB (Bring your own bucket).

When: Saturday, March 12, 1-3:30

Please arrive a few minutes early, as we will begin promptly.  We will be in the garden, so dress comfortably for outdoors.  A warm hat and shoes that can take a little mud are a good idea.

Location:  Cully neighborhood, NE Portland.  Frequent service on Trimet #75. Off-street bike parking available.

$20-45 sliding scale.

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This class is part of our 9 month program in the Year Round Harvest. 

This class is a fundraiser. All proceeds will be donated to medical and funeral expenses and relief for the grieving family of June Knightly, following the shootings at Normandale Park on Feb. 20.

To pay an amount other than $45, choose “Check Payment” and then send by PayPal to
or bring payment to class.
Scholarships  (for entire series!)  and work-trade available.   Call to discuss.  No one turned away for lack of funds.


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