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...

The Practical Gardener – December 2016

Happy Holidays! The club Officers and Board of Directors would like to wish all of you Happy Holidays and the very best for the New Year! President’s Message We Need 2 More After more than a decade each of club leadership on the board, Gregg Macy and Sonie Selzer...

The Practical Gardener – November 2016

Meeting Information We will not have a general meeting on Tuesday November 22nd, 2016. Happy Thanksgiving!   President’s Message To the credit of those who put together the 2017 Potlatch, the total money collected to fund club fundraising donations is $2868.00. Thank You! A portion of that money came from a...

The Practical Gardener – October 2016

Meeting Information One of our largest fundraisers of the year, Potlatch, will be held at the German American Society of Portland, (5626 NE Alameda) Saturday, October 22nd. Doors open at 4:00 pm. Funds raised from this event help fund our annual college scholarship for a horticulture or...

The Practical Gardener – September 2016

Speaker Information Our speaker this month is Brian Tsugawa from Tsugawa Nursery in Woodland, Washington. Brian will be speaking on: Pruning Shrubs and Small Trees. He will focus primarily on the pruning of Japanese Maples. Brian has been involved with Tsugawa for over 35 years and has been the...