Naturescaping Basics

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Date: Sun, Dec. 8
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: NE Coalition of Neighborhoods Office
Address: 4815 NE 7th Ave, Portland, 97211

Learn to Naturescape! “Naturescaping” is the practice of designing (or redesigning) your landscape so that it reduces water use and decreases storm-water runoff while saving you time, money and energy. This introductory workshop introduces the core concepts of naturescaping, and also explores:

  • pollution prevention through the reduction/elimination of chemical use
  • how native plants naturally resist pests & tolerate drought conditions while attracting native birds, butterflies and other beneficial pollinators to your garden
  • basic site planning principals, and many other great natural gardening & design tips

Even if you decide to enlist the help of a contractor, you’ll have the framework to make decisions and effectively communicate the vision you have for your yard. Class will visit a nearby naturescaped project to see design principles in action. You’ll receive a comprehensive workbook to help you get started.

Important Note(s): ADA parking and seating will be available. 

This event is currently full, but you may:

  1. Register for another workshop that has seats available, OR
  2. Fill out the form below to get on the wait list. If a space becomes available we will process your registration and contact you right away.

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Category: Naturescaping & Site Planning

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