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Photo Gallery: Portland Memory Garden

Articles: Photo Gallery: Portland Memory Garden

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.

 

The main entrance provides the only access the Portland Memory Garden. Photo: Patty Cassidy

Wide, curved pathways lead to a shady pergola in the Portland Memory Garden. Photo: Patty Cassidy

Graduated, raised beds allow easy access to plantings. Photo: Patty Cassidy

A circle of beautiful benches provides a place to gather or rest at the Portland Memory Garden. Photo: Patty Cassidy

 

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