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Legacy Gardens

Testimonial
"The Legacy Gardens are amazing. They set an international benchmark."
Roger S. Ulrich, Ph. D., Department of Architecture and Centre for Healthcare Architecture, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Legacy Gardens are tranquil settings, offering healing retreats for patients, their families and visitors, hospital staff and the public.

Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center

Stenzel Healing Garden — seniors walks 2014

Garden tour and neighborhood nature walks. One Tuesday per month in 2014: Jan. 21, Feb. 18, March 18, April 22, May 13, June 10, July 15, Aug. 12, Sept. 16, Oct. 7 and Nov. 11 (no walk in December). 10–11:30 a.m. Free. No sign-up required.

Meet at the pavilion in the Stenzel Healing Garden on the Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center campus in Northwest Portland. We begin with a 20-minute guided garden tour followed by a 60-minute escorted walk in the neighborhood to observe interesting plants, heritage trees, architecture and more. Walks held rain or shine.


Legacy Emanuel Medical Center

Legacy Oregon Burn Center Garden — open garden events summer 2014

Please join us at the Legacy Oregon Burn Center Garden for the free open garden events. Activities include garden tours, nature activities, garden plant lists, live music and more. Bring your lunch and enjoy a picnic in the garden.

Park in the orange garage and follow the green balloons to enter through the east garden door or the accessible entrance on the south side of the garden.

Please take photos of the Legacy gardens. Out of respect and privacy needs, do not take photos of our patients and their families. This award-winning garden was dedicated May 2004, so we are celebrating nine years! Watch it grow and join us every year at summer open gardens. 

  • Wednesday, July 9, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • The garden is outside of the Legacy Oregon Burn Center on the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center campus:
    3001 N. Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227

Emanuel Terrace Garden — open garden events summer 2014

Please help us celebrate our first season. This garden was dedicated April 14, 2014. Join us:

  • Monday, June 30, 2014, 2–3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, July 21, 2014, 2–3:30 p.m.
  • Monday, August 25, 2014, 2–3:30 p.m.
  • The garden is located on the second floor of the Legacy Emanuel Medical Center campus: 2801 N. Gantenbein Ave., Portland, OR 97227

Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

Lewis & Floetta Ide Healing Garden — open garden events 2014

Please join us in the Lewis and Floetta Ide Healing Garden to celebrate the seasons and learn about feature plants. Guided garden tours take place every 15 minutes. Learn about volunteering in the garden. Enter to win gardening door prizes.

Free and open to all. Plan to stop in the cafeteria for lunch or a snack. Accessible restrooms are available. Events held rain or shine. No registration required. Bring your camera to take great garden pictures. Please join us:

  • Monday, June 16, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.,  celebrating four years in the garden
  • The garden is located at Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center:
    19300 S.W. 65th Ave., Tualatin, OR 97062

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center

Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center Healing Garden — open garden events 2014

Please join us at the Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center Healing Garden to celebrate the seasons and learn about feature plants. Join guided garden tours and learn about volunteering in the garden. Enter to win gardening door prizes. Enjoy music and activities.

These are free events. All community members are welcome to attend. Plan to stop in the cafeteria for lunch or a snack. Accessible restrooms are available. Events held rain or shine. No registration required. Bring your camera to take great plant pictures. Please join us:

  • Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
  • The garden is located at the front door of the hospital at:
    24800 S.E. Stark St., Gresham, OR 97030

Help our gardens grow: Make a contribution today

There are many ways to support Legacy's gardens. For some of the gardens, you can purchase a tile or brick in the memory of a loved one. Donations can also help our gardens grow.

To learn more, go to our Ways to Give page and select the hospital foundation of the garden you would like to support.

More garden-related information

Interested in volunteering?

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Support groups

Garden cancer support groups

Contact

Teresia Hazen, MEd, HTP, QMHP
Coordinator
Legacy Therapeutic Gardens and Horticulture Therapy