2016 DEQ Errol Heights Soil Sampling Report

Are you concerned about what’s in your soil?  The 2016 Department of Environmental Quality Errol Heights Soil Sampling Report is available!  This report includes the sampling done at the Errol Heights Community Garden.  To view and download the report, click here.

Preparing Your Garden for Winter Workshop

Preparing Your Garden for Winter Workshop
Woodlawn Community Garden, 7098 NE 11th Ave
Tuesday, September 19 2017, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Free class for registered community gardeners

Join us to learn how to prepare your garden for winter. Learn how to build healthy soil with cover crops and mulches, and what crops you can grow over winter.

Space is limited, RSVP: Kathy.dang@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-1881

The City of Portland is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation or other services, please contact 503-823-1612.

Traducción o interpretación: 503-823-1612.

Errol Heights Park and Community Garden


Errol Heights Park & Community Gardenlocated at SE 52nd Ave & Tenino St, is 12 acres acquired by Portland Parks in 1996. Its amenities include a great walking path through the site with views of the Errol Creek wetland area. Many native plants and shrubs thrive in Errol Heights – part of the Johnson Creek Watershed. The Park also features a Community Garden Space.

The Friends of Errol Heights enhances and protects the tree canopy and habitats that exist in the park. They meet every third Saturday. Contact Friends of Errol Heights volunteer leader Paul Ciri and he can add you to the monthly reminder list for work parties. Other questions about the park? Contact Portland Parks Stewardship Coordinator Susan Hawes.

For more information about the park visit the BES website or view the park’s Master Plan.


Brentwood Park and Community Garden


Brentwood Parklocated at SE 60th Ave & Duke St, is our largest neighborhood park at 14.05 acres.  Since 1951, Brentwood Park has offered a green space for citizens in Brentwood-Darlington.  Amenities include fenced off-leash dog area, paved paths, picnic tables, playground, soccer field, softball field, tennis court, and volleyball court.

The park is open from 5:00AM-Midnight.  To reserve a sports field, call 503-823-2525.


Just across the way from the park is the Brentwood Community Garden, located at SE 57th Ave & Cooper St.  The first community garden to be a recipient of a garden enhancement project in 2010 (sponsored by Fiskars, the City of Portland, and The Home Depot Foundation), Brentwood Community Garden gained 23 new plots.  Adjacent to the community garden is the historic Green Thumb Orchard which is co-operatively managed by Portland Parks & Rec (PP&R) and the Portland Fruit Tree Project (PFTP). The orchard lies within the nearby Learning Gardens Laboratory.