Naturescaping Basics

Date: Sat, Apr. 4
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Please see notes below

Please Note:

Classes scheduled for April will be held remotely so that you can participate from the comfort of your own home.

Continue to sign up for the workshops with the dates and times you are interested in, and we will follow up with more details and how to participate soon!

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.

We are partnering with the Bureau of Environmental Services’ as they work from your neighborhood to the river to put on this workshop!

Please contact Rhesa at (503) 222-7645 or for information on accessibility or accommodation

Spaces Available: 10 (of 50 max)

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Category: Naturescaping & Site Planning

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