Healing Garden, VA Medical Center, Portland

Metro-area Master Gardeners and Roots2Boots PDX participants hosted a plant clinic on July 10th to help celebrate the four-year anniversary of the Veterans Healing Garden on the Portland VA campus. The Healing Garden is designed to help veterans connect with nature and improve their well-being in a pleasant environment, which is tucked in the center of the busy VA complex.  Dozens of visitors asked questions ranging from identification of Japanese Beetles to recommendations for soil amendments.


Mt Scott Fuel 100th Anniversary Celebration


On July 20th, Metro-area Master Gardeners had a great turn out at the “Ask a Master Gardener” table at the festive Mt Scott 100th anniversary celebration! Mt Scott Fuel is a 4th generation family run business with a great reputation for quality products and friendly service. We were happy to participate in this community event.

photo courtesy of john jordan

photo courtesy of john jordan