Don’t miss the FREE Learning Gardens Lab 2017 Harvest Festival TODAY, Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 from 3:30-6:30PM. Don’t forget to stop by the BDNA table and pick up some sweet new neighborhood pride stickers!
It’s that time of year for the Annual Harvest Festival at the Learning Gardens Lab. Bring the whole family for a celebration of autumn with us 🍁🍃🎃! They will also be hosting a donation drive for Puerto Rico.
Check out the farm stand, pumpkin patch and get a garden tour from their wonderful staff and volunteer members! There will be kids activities and crafts such as posie making and pumpkin painting. Rain or shine they will be out there! Don’t forget to stop by the BDNA table and say, “Hi!”
New library events at Woodstock and Holgate. Library will soon begin taking submissions from local authors to publish as e-books.For more info visit the library in person or online.
Girl Scouts of Oregon/SW Washington is actively working to start troops at Kelly, Woodmere, and Whitman.Contact Alexandria Robinson for more information.
Alexandria Robinson with Girl Scouts of Oregon/SW Washington.
Learning Gardens Lab is having its annual Harvest Festival on October 18th, 3:30-6:30PM.Visit their event on Facebook for more info.
BDNA Spooktacular is October 22nd, 4:00-7:00PM.Visit our event on Facebook for more info.
Next BDNA meeting: November 2nd, 7:00-9:00PM. Special Guest Mayor Ted Wheeler! Visit our event on Facebook for more info.
Request for Endorsement/Support:
Brentwood-Darlington Neighborhood Watch Facebook group requested BDNA sanction. As per discussion with Office of Neighborhood Involvement, group must go through city offered Neighborhood Watch trainings in order to be official.BDNA looks forward to working with this group and helping facilitate any desired trainings.
Portland Just Energy Transition Initiative.You can view their summary and FAQ here. We will be receiving a copy of the ballot initiative and will post it online for comments prior to the board meeting on November 7th.
Join the Green Thumb Community Orchard for a Work & Learn this Saturday, May 27th, 10:00AM-1:00PM at the Learning Garden Labs. This event’s topic is organic pest management! Parking is available in the LGL lot off of 60th Ave, across from Brentwood Park.
Join the Learning Garden Labs for a FREE fun, family-friendly event! Live music, free food, garden tours, kids activities, raffle prizes, a plant sale, and more! Your very own BDNA will be tabling at this event. Last year’s Earth Day Festival was a ton of fun. Don’t miss out this year! Interested in having a table? Contact Chanel by email.
The Master Gardeners at the Demonstration Garden are announcing a new class on Plant Propagation open to both Master Gardeners and the public held on Saturday, April 1st, 9:00AM-12:30PM, and repeated on Saturday, April 15that the same time. The class will be held at Greenhouse #5 (southern-most) at the Learning Gardens Lab.
This class is “hands on”. You’ll learn about, and try your hand at cuttings, layering, division, suckering, offsets, grapes, fruit tree grafting, and even seeds! The classes will be limited to 24 students and will divide into four groups to visit four stations on different topics. To register, send an email with the subject, “Propagation Class”. You will receive an email response letting you know are accepted and specifying any things you should bring with you. You will also receive a response if the classes are full. We look forward to seeing you in class. We will be gardening, so expect to get your hands dirty!