Upcoming events of interest.

Mary's Peak Orchid Society Annual Orchid Show and Sale
Saturday, January 31, 2015 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Garland Nursery

We are honored to once again host the Mary’s Peak Orchid Society for their Annual Orchid Show and Sale! Join us for this exceptional day all about orchids. There will be exhibits and judging of an array of incredible orchids. Shop the beautiful and unique orchid varieties, receive expert orchid advice, and bring your own orchids in to be repotted for a fee.

Natural Perfume & Essential Oil Distillation
Saturday, January 31, 2015 • 1:00pm-2:30pm
Portland Nursery (Division)

Join Jessica Ring of Ring Botanicals as she creates a natural Northwest forest perfume with her distillations of native and local herbs, flowers, and trees. Don’t miss this chance to purchase synthetic-free botanical perfumes and local essential oils!

Soil Contamination and Remediation
Saturday, January 31, 2015 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)

for the Urban Gardener with Alex Lopez of Black Bear Environmental Services
Soil contamination and remediation for the urban veggie gardener Growing your own food can help you save money and avoid many industrial inputs, but sometimes urban soils have hidden content from their past. Learn about the common contaminants of urban land, how to test for them, and low-tech methods for remediating (or quarantining) that soil and making sure your homegrown produce is as wholesome as possible! Alex will also touch on radon, heating oil tanks and petroleum contamination in general.

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