Love jam? Can't pass a blackberry bush without grabbing a few ripe berries and popping them into your mouth? Always wanted to grow grapes? Small fruits and berries are easy to grow, fit in any size yard, and are a delicious addition to your garden. Come learn from an expert how you can enjoy these simple 'grow your own' food plants in your yard.
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Starting vegetable seeds is a fun and rewarding project in early spring. Learn about vegetables and start many favorites to take home and grow. Children can watch their seeds sprout into a rainbow of fresh veggies that are ripe for the pickin' come summer.
If you are looking for a beginners edible that is easy to grow and yields tasty fruit, look no further than the tomato. Whether you like to can, crave fresh salsa, have a great sauce recipe from grandma, or are just looking for a meaty slicing tomato for your backyard barbeque burgers, we've got you covered. This class will cover all the many varieties of tomatoes we carry here at Al's as well as how to plant and care for them. Careful, once you grow your first tomato you will be hooked.
This workshop is perfect for anyone who has a small sunny space and would like to grow vegetables. We will discuss how to successfully grow edibles in smaller areas and build our very own space saver garden.
Price includes 4 edible, soil, container, expert instruction, local wine, and a light dinner.
Registration is required.
21 and over only, please
Many people would love to have fresh vegetables but have limited space. The good news is there are several edibles that don't need very much room to grow. At Al's we have an entire line of patio size fruits and vegetables that can easily be grown on a small deck and in a container. Come learn about our entire line of patio edibles and how to have a successful small space garden.
Overwhelmed by the plants available to you here in the Pacific Northwest? Have a trouble spot that is too shady, too dry, or too wet? Our Al's Experts will address your concerns and discuss the best plant options for those uniquely PDX trouble spots in your garden. Bring your questions!
Plant a small pot of annuals for Mother's Day or every day! These annuals offer a long lasting color explosion that can be enjoyed by all throughout the spring and summer. Learn what it means to be an "annual" flower and how they add beauty to our outdoor spaces.
The inhaled aroma from flowers, bark, stems, and leaves is widely believed to stimulate brain function, enhance psychological and physical well-being. In this workshop we will create a small decorative planter with some of the most easily recognized and versatile herbs that can be used in aromatherapy. This planter is in a cute old-style wooden tool box modified for planting and includes three wonderfully scented and edible herbs.
Price includes 3 herb plants, soil, container, expert instruction, local wine, and a light dinner.
Learn how to create an aromatherapy garden in a yard of any size. We will discuss which plants are the most versatile for aromatherapy and what they are used for.Besides just creating a fragrant landscape, you will learn about useful plants that you can cut, dry, or add to any dish to enhance your psychological and physical well-being
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