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Leach Botanical Garden

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6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
503-823-1671 www.leachgarden.org

October 2019

Summer Sippin’ Lecture Series: WINE

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Buzz: The Necessity of Bees

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Botanical Art with Jane Nash

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Summer Sippin’ Lecture Series: Cider

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Botanical Art with Jane Nash

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Summer Sippin’ Lecture Series: Tea

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Summer Sippin’ Lecture Series: Cocktail Bitters

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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“Forest Bathing” Guided Walk at Leach Botanical Garden

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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Tie-Dying Shirts with Botanical Eco-Dyes at Leach Botanical Garden

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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“Ecology of Ferns and Mosses” Class at Leach Botanical Garden

October 15 @ 11:00 am
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October 2018

Camera Basics Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

October 20, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$35

So, you’ve got a new DSLR camera! What now? Take the Camera Basics Workshp from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Oct. 20. Explore the basic settings of your camera at Leach Botanical Garden when fall color is at its peak. Take a leisurely hike through the grounds and learn about exposure, ISO, aperture, shutter speed, and other camera settings. No photographic skill or training necessary—ideal for beginners! Taught by professional photographer Eric Evans. The cost is $35 or $25 for…

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Storytelling Photography Workshop at Leach Botanical Gardens

October 27, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$35

How do travel magazines make destinations look so magical? Learn to go beyond snapshots with the Storytelling Photography workshop. We’ll explore Leach Botanical Garden with fresh eyes and capture perspectives that elevate your images. Ideal for beginner and intermediate photographers, and for cameras or phones. As a commercial art director and photographer, workshop instructor Eric Evans has spent 25 years creating compelling imagery for clients such as Target, Best Friends Animal Society, Aventura Clothing, Quip Magazine, and Ruby Receptionists (to…

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November 2018

“Autumn Mushrooms in the Garden” Class at Leach Botanical Garden

November 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$35

Did you know that one tree can be vitally connected to hundreds of others and that they’ll send nutrients back and forth in a what-goes-around-comes-around cycle? Or that in some areas of Alaska 75% of the nitrogen found in trees comes from salmon? These facts pose a host of questions – and fungi are the answer. Explore these amazing beings with instructor Gradey Proctor during a special class at Leach Botanical Garden in Portland. The class starts with a slide…

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February 2019

Tuesday Yoga at Portland’s Leach Botanical Garden

February 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$12

Rejuvenate and restore your mind and body with a gentle weekly yoga session surrounded by nature, happening at Leach Botanical Garden every Tuesday from 1 to 1:50 p.m. beginning Feb. 5. Instructors Jill Russell and Kelly Carsley will lead students through routines that optimize well-being through breath awareness, improved joint mobility and increased strength and flexibility. All skill levels are welcome. The class meets in the Manor House Fireplace Room, with its wooden floors and soothing views of the surrounding…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

February 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Winter Interest Walk at Leach Botanical Garden

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$5

There are wonders to view in the winter garden. Join garden curator Courtney Vengarick on a guided walk from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 9 to view winter blooming plants such as witch hazel, honeysuckle, hellebores, paper bush, and mahonia. But the winter garden is about more than blossoms. You'll discover plant features that really shine in the absence of leaves, including beautiful bark and colorful twigs. Wear your cozy clothes and we’ll finish our walk back at the…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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March 2019

Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Pest Control with Beneficial Insects Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. In this class, offered by the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, you will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive. You’ll also learn how to keep an eye out for some of the…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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April 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Spring Birds in the Garden Workshop

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$30

This workshop takes the mystery out of bird observation and identification by giving you the tools to see the whole bird — not just its color, but its shape, size, pattern, behavior and more. Learn about resident species as well as seasonal ones, with a special focus on bird songs. After a slideshow, instructor Laura Whittemore will help you detect and identify birds in the Garden. Meet in the Manor House. Bring binoculars if you have them and dress for…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Shinrin Yoku Guided Tour

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Come join us for a soothing, expansive walk through the forest, meadow and creek side in this respite from the bustle of Southeast Portland. Shinrin-yoku, or "forest bathing," involves gentle walks through natural environments to take advantage of the therapeutic effects of nature. These walks are combined with guided activities and meditations to experience the forest as you never have before. Meet in front of the Manor House. Free. First come, first served. Limit 15.

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May 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Creating a Wildlife Habitat Tree

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$25

More than a quarter of woodland wildlife species use dead and dying trees for food, shelter and cover. Instead of cutting a tree to the ground, snags can remain and can be coaxed into critical habitat for wildlife in the urban landscape. Using a chainsaw, Board Certified Master Arborist and PCC instructor Anne LeSenne will demonstrate how to attract bats and birds by creating just the right size and location of habitat holes in two standing snags. Meet at the…

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First Saturday Free Botanical Garden Guided Tours

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Join Gardener and Curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of the Garden. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the Garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Meet in front of the Manor House. No registration required. First come, first served. Maximum tour size 15 visitors.

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Native Bee Workshop

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$20

As well as being fascinating and beautiful, native bees pollinate 85 percent of the world’s flowering plants, so their conservation is vital to environmental and human health. Join us for an overview of Oregon’s native bees, followed by a bee survey in the Garden. Instructor Jess Tyler holds an MS degree in environmental Science from Portland State University and currently works on insect conservation with the Center for Biological Conservation. He surveys for Oregon Bee Project, with an emphasis on…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Fun With Nature Children’s Fair

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Come shimmy like a salmon or chirp like a chickadee. Make a mask of your favorite animal and then take the stage to play your part as predator or prey or pollinator. Enjoy lots of fun activities and nature-based crafts, surprise guests, music, dancing and traditional ice cream cones. This event is free, but donations are appreciated.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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June 2019

Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

June 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Kalmiopsis Discovery Day at Leach Botanical Garden

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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free

Learn everything you ever wanted to know about kalmiopsis during Kalmiopsis Discovery Day at Leach Botanical Garden, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 15. It's the garden’s first-ever Kalmiopsis Day, with a Botany Discovery Table, a Weird and Wondrous Nature Tour (1 p.m.), a Stone Cabin Open House (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.), and botanical scavenger hunts for adults and kids. Attend this fun, exploratory, out-in-the-garden event in honor of the day that Lilla Leach discovered a…

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Watercolor Painting Class at Leach Botanical Garden

June 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 25, 2019 at 9:30am

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$30 – $60

Attends a watercolor painting class at Leach Garden on June 18 and 25 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Instructor Melissa Gannon will help students explore color mixing, watercolor washes, and glazing techniques, as well as different methods for creating texture. With Leach Botanical Garden as inspiration, students will paint flowers, trees and a landscape. This is an adult class suitable for all skill levels. See Melissa’s work at www.melissagannon.com The fee per person, per class is $30. To register, call 503-823-1671…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Watercolor Painting Class at Leach Botanical Garden

June 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on June 25, 2019 at 9:30am

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$30 – $60

Attends a watercolor painting class at Leach Garden on June 18 and 25 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Instructor Melissa Gannon will help students explore color mixing, watercolor washes, and glazing techniques, as well as different methods for creating texture. With Leach Botanical Garden as inspiration, students will paint flowers, trees and a landscape. This is an adult class suitable for all skill levels. See Melissa’s work at www.melissagannon.com The fee per person, per class is $30. To register, call 503-823-1671…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Community Science & iNaturalist Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

June 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$25

Attend the Community Science and iNaturalist Workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 29. With iNaturalist, you can connect with experts who can identify the organisms you observe; record your observations, so that scientists have access to and can use your data to understand when and where organisms occur; find a project with a mission that interests you; and build your knowledge by talking with other naturalists. Jess Tyler, an expert on local pollinators, will show you how…

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July 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

July 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Leach Botanical Garden English Tea

July 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$37

Attend the Leach Botanical Garden English Tea on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, with seatings at noon or 2:30 p.m. on both days. Enjoy a three course English Tea served on the Leach Garden Terrace, with tea, scones, sandwiches, and desserts. Complete with colorful china and flowers, this is a Garden tradition you'll long remember. For reservations, go to www.leachgarden.org, or call 971-217-6794. The cost per person is $37. The menu is posted on the website. The direct…

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Leach Botanical Garden English Tea

July 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on July 13, 2019 at 2:30pm

Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$37

Attend the Leach Botanical Garden English Tea on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13, with seatings at noon or 2:30 p.m. on both days. Enjoy a three course English Tea served on the Leach Garden Terrace, with tea, scones, sandwiches, and desserts. Complete with colorful china and flowers, this is a Garden tradition you'll long remember. For reservations, go to www.leachgarden.org, or call 971-217-6794. The cost per person is $37. The menu is posted on the website. The direct…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Botanical Ecodyeing Silk Scarves Workshop at Leach Botanical Garden

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$130

Attend a Botanical Ecodyeing Silk Scarves workshop at Portland's Leach Botanical Garden from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p,m. on Sunday, July 28. Botanical printing uses historical methods to capture colors, textures, and shapes found in nature – resulting in stunning plant portraits on fabric. Textile artist Anna Zell will lead you step-by-step through this environmentally gentle process that permanently transfers botanical pigments without synthetic dyes, inks or paints. You’ll take home your own eco-printed silk noil and a crepe de…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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August 2019

Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

August 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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“The History of Botanic Gardens” lecture at Leach Botanical Garden

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$15

Attend "The History of Botanic Gardens" with historian Chet Orloff frin 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday Aug. 28. Doors open at 6 p.m. for refreshments and garden strolling. With beautiful photos and entertaining stories, Chet Orloff will take us from the gardens of antiquity forward to the great documentary gardens of the 18th and 19th centuries and finally to the gardens of our own Pacific Northwest. He will discuss the work of some of the great names in garden…

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September 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Lecture at Leach Botanical Garden: “Mutualism, deception, and self defense: the complex dance of co-evolution in insects and plants”

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$15

Attend a lecture at Leach Botanical Garden from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18, "Mutualism, deception, and self defense: the complex dance of co-evolution in insects and plants," with Celeste Searles Mazzacano, PhD. Learn about some of the fascinating and intricate ways in which plants and insects have evolved to affect each other’s traits and behaviors, including defensive arms races, attraction to sweet rewards, and trickery and death traps. From sex and reproduction to some of their elaborate…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Eco-dyeing silk scarves workshop

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$120 – $130

Botanical printing uses historical methods to capture colors, textures, and shapes found in nature – resulting in stunning plant portraits on fabric. Leaves are layered onto natural fabrics, tightly bundled, then steamed or boiled. This environmentally gentle process permanently transfers botanical pigments without synthetic dyes, inks or paints. Textile artist Anna Zell will lead participants step-by-step through the eco-printing process. At the end of the day, attendees take home their own eco-printed silk noil and either crepe de chine or…

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October 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

October 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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EMSWCD Beneficial Insects Workshop

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Free

Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Can’t tell the difference between the “good” bugs and the “bad” bugs? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. You will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive. You’ll also learn how to keep an eye out for some of the invasive…

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Beneficial Insects Workshop

October 13 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Free

Are you battling pests in your urban garden? Can’t tell the difference between the “good” bugs and the “bad” bugs? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates such as spiders and centipedes that work around the clock to provide free pest control. You will discover plant types and management practices that provide habitat to attract and sustain beneficial insects that help your garden thrive. You’ll also learn how to keep an eye out for some of the invasive…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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November 2019

Free First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden

November 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
First Saturday of each month, March through November
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
free

Join gardener and curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of Portland's Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave., Portland. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach. Tours are the first Saturday of the month, March 2 through Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to noon. Tour-takers should meet in front of the Manor House.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

November 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Introduction to Mushrooms

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$35

In this class, local mushroom enthusiast Leah Bendlin will teach the basics of mushroom identification for beginners, including physical features, ecology and anecdotes about mushroom oddities and beauty, followed by a walk in the Garden to see mushrooms fruiting in their natural habitats and to practice identification. If they have them, participants are encouraged to bring their own field guides for reference in the field. Begins in the Manor House, and then moves outdoors.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

November 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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EMSWCD Pollinators Workshop

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Gardens are pollinated by a variety of insects that help flowers set seed and help fruit and vegetable plants produce an edible harvest. Mostly familiar with European honey bees, few of us are aware of the many flies, beetles, moths and butterflies at our doorsteps that also provide critical pollination services. This workshop will teach participants about the different kinds of pollinators that might be living in your garden, discover a plant palette to help attract and support pollinators, and…

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Lilla Lit presents “Brave”

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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A literary reading featuring five intrepid Oregon authors: Rebecca Clarren, Michelle Du Barry, John Larrison, Natalie Serber, and Leni Zumas. Please join us in the Fireside Room of the Manor House on. $10 suggested donation at the door; proceeds benefit Leach Botanical Garden, a 501(c)3 nonprofit. For more information, visit www.lillalit.com or email series coordinators at lillaliterary@gmail.com.

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

November 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
+ Google Map
$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

November 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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$3

Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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December 2019

Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Weekly Honeybee Hikes for Preschoolers at Leach Botanical Garden

December 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Every Wednesday Feb. 6-Dec. 11
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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Bring your preschoolers to Leach Botanical Garden in Portland for a weekly garden exploration. Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine. Then pause while our guide reads the group a story before helping the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. Honeybee Hikes happen every Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.…

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Creating an Edible Landscape

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97236 United States
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This workshop provides insight and tools for thoughtfully incorporating edible plants into the landscape — from annual veggies and herbs to perennial berries and fruit trees. We’ll discuss design tips, ways to build fertile soil, and how to conserve water while producing a harvest. Participants will also learn about native plants that feature edible fruit and nuts, as well as how to invite beneficial insects to their garden. Make a plan for a beautiful — and delicious — landscape.

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