Many organizations offer gardening classes and workshops. To keep you informed, Grow Portland publishes this list on a monthly basis. The event information listed is taken from each individual organization’s website, and is subject to change. Please follow the links to the event organizations’ webpage to see full event details, cost, and sign-ups.
- No classes scheduled, but check out our garden resource library for organic food growing information for all seasons in the Pacific Northwest. Also, our Seed Club is offering organic seeds at a low cost this spring.
No workshops in early 2014, but Growing Gardens offers ongoing resources for home and school gardeners.
New classes for 2014 listed here.
- Field Trip to Wildcat MT. Farm: March 22
- Composting and Better Garden Management: April 12
- Seed Start Class: March 22
- Raising Backyard Chickens: March 22
- Growing Vegetables in Containers: March 29
- Garden of Eatin’: March 29
- Seed Start Class: April 5
- Raising Backyard Chickens: April 5
- Successfully Growing Raspberries and Blueberries: April 12
- Naturescaping: April 19
- Growing Heat-loving Vegetables in Cool Climates: April 26
- Seed to Supper: Beginning Gardening on a Small Budget classes will be offered in March and April at Midland Library.
- Garden Planning, a Growing Gardens class: March 20
This organization offers practical sustainability opportunities for families and individuals.
- Oregon Food Bank has learning gardens that support their nutrition classes and their garden program for beginners, Seed to Supper: Beginning Gardening on a Small Budget (OSU & Oregon Food Bank)
Offers a variety of gardening resources and the Master Gardening class from January to March each year.
- Insights into Gardening: March 22
- Compost Specialist Training: April 2, 9
- Special programming for Portland Parks community gardeners
- Grafting (Whip): March 22
- Garden Tool Maintenance & Repair: March 22
**Be sure to check the Portland Nursery calendar for class locations.
- Gardens of Eatin’ – Advanced Vegetable Gardening: March 22
- Fruit Trees – Best Fruit Trees for the PNW: March 23
- Growing Heirloom Vegetables: March 23
- Improving your Soil for Best Plan Success: March 23
- Wild Edible Plants: March 29
- Cook Seasonally with Medicinal Herbs: March 30
- Pesticide free Pest Control: March 30
- Controlling Pests/Diseases in the Vegetable Garden: March 30
- What to do in the April Vegetable Garden: April 5
- Choosing and Using Edible Native Plants: April 6
- Spring Garden Clean up: March 22
- Check the website calendar for drop-in volunteer opportunities at UFC gardens.
- In addition to classes, Zenger Farms offers farm field trips for school groups.