Our Lecture Series is presented 10 months a year on the 2nd Monday of the month from 7:00 to 8:00 pm at the Milwaukie Center – 5440 SE Kellogg Creek Dr. Milwaukie, OR 97222. Talks are free and open to the public.

June 12, 7 – 8pm:   Jeff Dallas from Sarracenia Northwest

Jeff will talk about the fascinating world of carnivorous plants.


Let’s Grow Together!
10-Minute University™ Workshops

These free workshops require advanced registration.
To register, send your name, email, and phone number to 10minuteu2017@gmail.com

Workshops are open to all with prior registration.

Native Plants: June 3, 9:30 am – 11 am

Location: Hopkins Demonstration Forest, Oregon City

What makes a plant native? Which native plants are great additions to your home landscape? Which are great food sources for pollinators? We will study living specimens for their attributes and discuss resource conservation and biodiversity enhancement.

Managing Garden Pests: June 10, 9:30 am – 11:30 am

Location: Private garden in Colton (between Estacada and Molalla), Clackamas County

Learn how to manage a variety of pests while touring a healthy and productive garden. We will discuss how to apply Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in growing ornamental plants, vegetables, and fruit trees. In addition, we will learn about a Conservation Reserve Project where reforestation after a 2020 wildfire burn is designed to protect a creek.

Insect Identification: June 17, 9:30 am – 11 am

Location: Hopkins Demonstration Forest, Oregon City

In order to know whether a garden insect is a friend or foe, gardeners need to decipher insect identification. This workshop gets you up close and personal with their mouthparts, wing patterns, antennae forms and soon you can tell them apart with ease!

Getting the Dirt on Container Plants: June 24, 1 pm – 2:30 pm

Location: Private home in Damascus, OR

Know how to plant and transplant container plants to maximize their health and growth. We will identify several types and sizes of roots and their growing media, depending upon plant species, and discuss how to reduce the likelihood of pathogens and insect pests through correct care (including watering and fertilizer application).


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