The Practical Gardener – Summer 2017

This newsletter is for the Summer months of June, July and August. Speakers for each Month June (at club house location) [vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"] [caption id="attachment_522" align="alignnone" width="300"] Photo from Half Moon Website[/caption] [/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"]Our June speaker is Brenda Calvert of Half Moon Farms. Half Moon Farms is located in Brush Prairie,...

The Practical Gardener – May 2017

Speaker Mark Leichty from Little Prince of Oregon is our speaker for May. [caption id="attachment_468" align="alignleft" width="134"] Hardy OrchidPhoto from The Oregonian/Oregon Live4/29/2010[/caption] Mark will be speaking on Hardy Garden Orchids and Made-in-the-Shade Plants for the Niche. He will bring plants for sale. A little bit about Mark… 'I grew up...

The Practical Gardener – April 2017

Speaker [caption id="attachment_455" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo from Petal Heads Website[/caption] The topic for April is Latest and Greatest Spring Plants. Dave and Annilese Doolittle are the guest speakers and owners of Petal Heads. Combined they have over 25 years of horticultural education and work experience. Petal Heads offers unique plants,...

The Practical Gardener – March 2017

Speaker The topic for March is: Summer Bulbs and Corms. Kris LaMar is our guest speaker. She is a retired Multnomah County Circuit Court Judge -- turned Master Gardener and Master Recycler. She has been with both of these programs for 3.5 years.  Kris is in the...

The Practical Gardener – February 2017

Speaker The topic for February’s meeting is: Raising Chickens in the Garden. Robert Litt from the Urban Farm Store will be speaking. Robert Litt is a recovering professional landscape designer, founder of Portland's Urban Farm Store and, with his wife Hannah, author of A Chicken In Every Yard (10-Speed...

The Practical Gardener – January 2017

Speaker The club meeting on January 24th, 2017 will kick off the new 2017 Gardening Year. This is a member's only meeting. 2017 fundraising ideas and events will be discussed. We need your input. We will have a potluck and time to share your gardening plans, ideas, and questions...