As gardeners, we know that staying connected to plants and nature is therapeutic, enlivening, and restorative. –Patty Cassidy
The mission of the Portland Memory Garden is to tend and maintain a garden that enhances the lives of individuals with memory disorders and their caregivers and provide therapeutic and educational activities. The Garden is open year-round dawn to dusk and is located within Ed Benedict Park at SE 104th between Powell Boulevard and Bush Street.
An elder visitor to the Portland Memory Garden enjoys lavender. Photo: Patty Cassidy