Naturescaped Yard Tour

Tour-goers visiting a yard in the 2014 Yard Tour

Go behind the scenes and see naturescaped yards and gardens that are bursting with color and creativity on this free self-guided tour! Yard Tour is a great opportunity to meet the do-it-yourself gardeners who have created low-maintenance landscapes that feature native plants, attract wildlife and conserve water, without relying on synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.

Tour Date: Saturday, May 13th
Tour Hours: 10am – 3pm

About the Tour

How do I attend the Tour?
Registration is closed. If you have not registered yet, you can still participate! Simply send an email to katie@emswcd.org and you will receive an auto-reply email with a link to the Tour Guide.

How many Gardens will be on the Tour?
There will be 9 gardens on this year’s tour. The locations are available in the Yard Tour guide. If you registered for the tour, be sure to check your email for a confirmation email with a link to the guide.

Is there a start location?
No. This is a self-guided tour. There is no set schedule, so you can visit the gardens in any order you wish between the hours of 10am – 3pm on tour day.

Where are the gardens?
The yards will be located throughout the east side of Portland and in Gresham. To respect the privacy of the Tour Hosts, we do not post their addresses here. After registering, participants will receive exact location details in the confirmation email.

Can my garden be on the tour?
Sorry, this year’s application deadline has passed. We will send out applications for next year’s tour in early March of 2018.

Can I bring a friend?
Absolutely! Guests are always welcome.

Questions?
Give us a call at (503) 222-7645.