Presentation: "Garden of Eatin’ - Vegetable Gardening Tips for Spring" Monday, Mar 18, 2019 7 pm - 9 pm Get your garden ready to grow. Learn steps that you can take now to ensure that your vegetable garden will be a success this summer. This talk will provide tips for selecting the best site for your garden, sampling and testing your soil, calculating the correct amount of fertilizer or lime to add based on the soil test results, making seed tape, growing your own transplants from seed, developing a planting plan that will yield year-round fresh produce and managing pests. Dennis Brown, PhD, has had a lifelong interest in gardening and has been a Master Gardener since 2010.
Special Event: A Day of Meditation, Movement and Dance* Saturday March 30, 2019 (1 pm - 4 pm) Cultivating kindness and wonder Event to include: Meditation, Intention Circle, Movement/theater exercises, Dance, DJ music and poetry $10-$20 sliding scale, no one turned away all proceeds go to Open Hearts Open Minds email: Claire@openheartsopenminds.net (http://openheartsopenminds.net/) *This is not a Grange sponsored event.
How to Plant Bareroot Trees Successfully Friday Apr 5, 2019 (9 am - 5 pm) Saturday Apr 6, 2019 (9 am - 5 pm) Ongoing during our Tree & Native Plant Sale There will be both a display & video demonstrating how to plant bareroot trees correctly to help get them off to a healthy start.
Presentation: “Leaving a Land Legacy” Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 7 pm - 9 pm Come learn about forest/farm deferrals, conservation easements, & grants that might be available to local landowners. Presented by Forest Park Conservancy & West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District.
Presentation: “Advance Preparation for the Upcoming Fire Season” TBA, probably in May 2019 The recent California fires should be a wake-up call for us. The new normal is longer fire seasons, fast-moving, aggressive fires, and more acreage and property devoured. Come to this presentation to learn what you can do to best prepare your property, how to develop an evacuation plan, and what to do if you need to immediately evacuate.
Basic Home Canning Series 1. Presentation: "Jam Making" Date TBA (prob June 2019)
2. Presentation: "Pickling Vegetables" Date TBA (prob Aug 2019)
Would you like to preserve food, but the idea of canning intimidates you? Afraid you will kill a loved one with botulism? No fear, canning is easy and fun once you learn the basics. Come to these two basic canning workshops that are hands-on. Learn about safety, equipment, and techniques by OSU Extension Master Preservers. Pre-registration will be required once dates are determined. There may be a small fee required. Class: Basic First Aid & CPR Date TBA (in fall, 2019) Back by popular demand, Skyline Grange will sponsor another full day of basic first aid and CPR. Details to come. There will be a fee and a registration requirement.
Fall Garage Sale Friday Oct 4, 2019 (9 am - 7 pm) Saturday Oct 5, 2019 (9 am - 5 pm)