All of this nice weather has gardeners across the metro area itching to dig in some dirt and start preparing their gardens for the growing season. Thankfully, Portland garden centers are getting creative and giving our communities the opportunity to purchase needed supplies, with safety in mind.
Get your garden started, Portland garden centers are offering curbside pickup. This post is intentionally focusing on locally-owned garden centers. Did I miss a garden center in your neighborhood? Send me an email and I’ll add it to the list.
Curbside Pickup at Portland Garden Centers
To get your pickup order started, fill out a veggie, seed, plant, culinary herb, fruit or soil order form then email it to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or if you want a little something from all the order forms, just send a a list of the products you see on the list that you want to purchase. Once you place your order via email, they will give you a call to process your payment and explain the pickup process.
Order forms are available at Garden Fever’s website.
Fang! Pet and Garden Supply
Download Fang’s weekly availability sheet and email your order to email@example.com. When your order is finalized, they will schedule a time for curbside pick
This is not quite curbside pickup, but it is a pretty great option that is worth mentioning. Fang is offering garden center bookings, which means you’ll get a time slot in the garden center to browse their selection. Maximum occupancy of their garden center is one person and a staff member to help answer any questions. The free garden center booking, gets you 30 minutes to shop around the garden.
To request a booking, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Garden Center Booking”. Include your name and three options for day and time frame for your visit. They will email you back with your confirmed time slot and final instructions. For more information, visit Fang’s website.
Marbott’s Greenhouse & Nursery
Located in Northeast Portland, the nursery has a full seed and plant menu available online. To make sure they get you the plants you desire, Marbott’s has a list of things for your to include in your email request. Minimum orders of $30 only. You will be assigned a pickup day and time frame.
At both of its locations (Stark and Division), they are working on a curbside pickup option. First, you’ll select which store you want to pick up at. Then browse through their veggie, varieties, shrubs, small fruits, fruit trees and perennials. You’ll choose what you want by filling out an online form. Lastly, they’ll let you know when your order is ready.
Keep checking the Portland Nursery’s home page for availability.
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