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.
No workshops in early 2014, but Growing Gardens offers ongoing resources for home and school gardeners.
- Fruit tree grafting: February 22
- Garden Planning 101: The Year Round Harvest: February 22
- Backyard beekeeping: February 8
- Raising Backyard Chickens: February 15
- Fruit tree pruning workshop: February 22
- Seed starts class: March 1
- Seed to Supper: Beginning Gardening on a Small Budget classes will be offered in March at Midland Library. Registration begins February 9.
- 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.
- Spring into Gardening: March 8
- Special programming for Portland Parks community gardeners
- Winter Pruning: February 3, 16, 23
- Pollinators Workshop: February 24
**Be sure to check the Portland Nursery calendar for class locations.
- Four-part Biodynamic Gardening series: Sundays in February
- Four-part Small Fruit Tree series: Sundays in February
- Intro to backyard beekeeping: February 8
- Basics of seed starting: February 9
- Growing heirloom vegetables: February 9
- Working with water: February 15
- The real dirt on dirt: February 22
- Putting together a simple raised bed: February 23
- 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.