Class 3: Waking Up the Garden: Bed Preparation, Planting, Plant Protection

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
  • Trellises and other structures from reclaimed materials
  • Early spring garden treats

Soil care and preparation, tailored to our 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.  BYOB (Bring your own bucket).

When: Saturday, March 16, 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.

$45.00Add to cart

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

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