Friday, January 15, 2010

Plan your planting

It's not quite time to start your spring planting, but now is the time to start planning. Here are some resources to help you with native plants, natural landscapes and water-friendly gardening practices in your yard.
Sign up to be a Clean Water Hero and get up to three hours of free, on-site, technical assistance to help you create a sustainable stormwater landscape to fit your yard.
Attend a free naturescaping class to help plan your landscape:
Naturescaping Basic Workshop
Sun., February 21, 1 - 5 p.m.
Tualatin Hills Nature Park
Register online
Site Planning 1
(Must take Basic Workshop first)
Sat., March 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Tualatin Hills Nature Park
Register online

Download Metro's Grow Smart, Grow Safe guide to help you find lawn and garden products that are the least hazardous to your family, pets, wildlife and watershed.
Order native plants from East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District. Place your order by Sunday, February 7 and pick up Saturday, February 20.

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