Know Dirt!

Know Dirt!

Getting anxious to get out into the garden and get your hands dirty?

During the month of March, Deschutes Public Library offers a series of programs featuring the how’s, what’s, and why’s of gardening in Central Oregon. From deer resistant plantings to edible landscapes, the “Know Dirt” series has something for everyone. All programs are free and open to the public.




Events


Deer Resistant Landscaping
Sunriver Area Public Library
Monday, March 7 | 12:00 noon

Chris Hart-Henderson, landscape designer and nursery owner, offers advice on planning and planting a deer resistant landscape.


Seeding A Sense of Place: Science, Stories & Smart Forest Policy
OCH CONVERSATION PROJECT
Redmond Public Library
Tuesday, March 8 | 6:30 pm

Gail Wells, award-winning independent writer and editor specializing in history and natural-resource science, leads a discussion highlighting how our allegiance to place affects our opinions about land use, how we build meanings into places individually and collectively through storytelling and public policy.

THIS PROGRAM IS SPONSORED THROUGH A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE CITY CLUB OF CENTRAL OREGON AND DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY. FUNDED IN PART BY A GRANT FROM OREGON HUMANITIES, A STATEWIDE NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION. LODGING PROVIDED BY THE OXFORD HOTEL


Wonder Worms!
Downtown Bend Public Library
Wednesday, March 9 | 6:30 pm

Sisters Public Library
Sunday, March 13 | 2:00 pm

Find out how to get started composting with worms with Wonder Worman, Laurie Perez.


Second Sunday: Author Sarahlee Lawrence
Redmond Public Library
Saturday, March 12 | 2:00 pm

Downtown Bend Public Library
Sunday, March 13 | 2:00 pm

Sarahlee’s memoir, River House, tells the story of her return to her family’s ranch in Terrebonne where she and her father built a log house by hand. Sarahlee owns and operates local farm, Rainshadow Organics.


Cold Climate Gardening
La Pine Public Library
Saturday, March 12 | 11:00 a.m.

Downtown Bend Public Library
Saturday, March 19 | 1:00 p.m.

Linda Stephenson, Master Gardener, and owner of L & S Gardens in La Pine, discusses how to garden in the chilly temperatures of Central Oregon.


Edible Landscapes
Redmond Public Library
Monday, Wednesday, March 16 | 6:30 pm

Chris Hart-Henderson, landscape designer and nursery owner, shares how to make edible plants the stars of your landscape and your dinner table.






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Last modified on Friday, February 25, 2011