having a mason bee "sorting party" and
you're invited! We'll sort mason bee cocoons between
males and females, based on size, under the careful
supervision of local mason bee expert Stephen Anderson.
Stephen will also give a de facto class. Should
last about an hour and be a lot of fun. Plus, you'll
get FREE box of mason bees to take home, let hatch
and pollinate away.
Please registration by phone or email
so we can plan accordingly.
April 13 9-1
Presented my the good folks at East Multnomah Soil
and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD), this is
an outstanding class on how to incorporate nature
and natural systems into your yard. You'll learn
basic principles of design, storm water management,
and which native plants would work best in your
yard - and the birds and pollinators they attract.
Registration through EMSWCD. Click
here for more info.
April 27 11-noon FREE
Thinking about getting
chickens? Not sure what the "adventure"
will entail. Well, we are pleased to offer this
enabling class on raising the backyard chicken flock.
This class will cover how to get started, which
breeds to select, what to expect (i.e., how to prepare),
health, coop design, and how to deal with common
challenges - poop, predators, pests, rodents, and
end of laying/life concerns. Taught by LS staff.
cost, yet registration guarantees a seat. To
Plant Pre-Order Sale
Order by: 5/13
Pick up: 5/18
we carry many native plants, seasonally we offer
a pre-order native plant sale that has a broader
selection. The way it works is that we post an availability
and you pick what you want. We get it for you. You
don't pay for it at the time of order. If it is
OK by you when you pick it up, then you pay for
it. The Order Deadline is the Monday before the
pick up weekend at midnight (ie, effectively Tuesday
AM). For the Plant Availability List and more sale
info, please visit our Native
Plant Sale Page.
*We can hold the plants for you if you are unavailable