Brrr! The ground is still frozen so it’s best to find indoor gardening events to keep the garden fever going.
Native Plant Sale
Pre-orders start January 8
EMSWCD Annual Native On-Line Plant Sale is on now. Bare-root trees and shrubs are an inexpensive way to populate your yard with Pacific Northwest native plants. Pay for and pick up plants on Saturday, February 20 between 10am-3pm at 5211 North Williams Avenue, Portland, Oregon.
Build Bat Houses at Cooper Mountain Nature Park
Saturday, January 9 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Construct bat houses that will be installed through the natural areas of Cooper Mountain Nature Park.
Dress for the weather, bring heavy-duty work gloves and a reusable water bottle. Refreshments provided.
Cooper Mountain Nature Park, 18892 SW Kemmer Road, Beaverton, OR 97007. www.thprd.org
Native Plants Workshop
Thursday, January 14 6:30pm – 8:30 pm
Wednesday, January 20 6:30pm – 8:30 pm
Presented by the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
Come learn which native plants are most appropriate for your urban landscape. Many yards have a combination of micro-climates that allow for a variety of wonderful Pacific Northwest native plants. Tips on proper planting technique and advice about how to keep your plants healthy will also be presented.
The Simplified Garden
Saturday, January 23 10:00am
Author and columnist Valerie Easton will cover the New Low Maintenance Garden. Admission is $15 for HPSO members, $20 for non-members. Register online at www.hardyplantsociety.org/jan.htm or call 503.224.5718.