Saturday, February 3
, 2018

Hanakago: The Art of Bamboo and Flowers
February 3-April 1, 2018 • Garden Hours
Portland Japanese Garden, Portland, OR

Our first exhibition of 2018, Hanakago (flower basket), features more exquisite bamboo masterpieces from Portland resident Peter Shinbach’s incredible bamboo art collection, highlighted by the ikebana art of Mrs. Etsuho Kakihana, master teacher of ikebana of the Saga Goryu School at Daikakuji, one of Kyoto’s oldest and most revered Buddhist Temples. Kakihana sensei travels from Kyoto with two prominent ikebana teachers to celebrate Kyoto with floral displays for the exhibition opening. A selection of baskets, including one by a Living National Treasure artist from Kyoto, will be paired with Saga Goryu ikebana arrangements. Staged in the Pavilion and Tanabe Galleries, this is the first bamboo art exhibition of its kind to feature flowers in the baskets designed originally to hold them. Location: Pavilion Gallery & Tanabe Gallery.

Mary’s Peak Orchid Society Annual Orchid Show & Sale
Saturday, February 3, 2018 • 9:00am-4:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

We are honored to once again host the Mary’s Peak Orchid Society for their Annual Orchid Show and Sale! Join us for this exceptional day all about orchids. There will be exhibits and judging of an array of incredible orchids. Shop the beautiful and unique orchid varieties, receive expert orchid advice, and bring your own orchids in to be repotted for a fee. No registration required. FREE, and open to the public.

Fruit Tree Pruning Basics
Saturday, February 3, 2018 • 10:00am(G,V)
Al's Garden & Home, Gresham, Wilsonville, OR

Pruning fruit trees correctly can increase your harvest and improve tree health. In this class, you'll learn the basic steps on how to prune fruit trees. Whether your trees are young or old, they'll benefit from proper pruning. Registration is encouraged, but not required.

Create Your Own Topiary
Saturday, February 3, 2018 • 11:00am(W)
Saturday, February 10, 2018 • 11:00am(S)
Saturday, February 17, 2018 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, February 24, 2018 • 11:00am(V)
Al's Garden & Home, Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Imagination and creativity are a must for this fun class! Children will learn about the art of topiary while getting firsthand experience creating their own topiary design out of soft wire. After making their own unique topiary shape, children will plant a vine at the base to climb up and cover the wire.
Cost: $7.50.

Fruit Tree Pruning
Saturday, February 3, 2018 • 11:00am
Saturday, February 10, 2018 • 11:00am
Sunday, February 18, 2018 • 11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Mid-winter, while our fruit trees are dormant, is the best time to give them some much needed TLC. Join us as Jim Chennault advises on fruit tree pruning, teaching different techniques to control growth, remove dead or
diseased wood or stimulate the formation of flowers and fruit buds. Plan on staying to attend our next class, Dormant Spraying at 1:00 p.m. To get the most out of your fruit trees, plan to attend both Fruit Tree Pruning and Dormant Spraying.

What to Do in the February Vegetable Garden
Saturday, February 3, 2018 • 11:00am-12:30pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Robyn Streeter of Your Backyard Farmer. Join Robyn for a great refresher on what to do in the veggie garden for the month of February. Learn how to plan your garden for the year. This includes selecting the garden site, how much space you need to feed your family, crop rotation planning, and garden mapping!

Dormant Spraying
Saturday, February 3, 2018 • 1:00pm
Saturday, February 10, 2018 • 1:00pm
Sunday, February 18, 2018 • 1:00pm
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Join us for one of our most popular first-of-the-year classes, Dormant Spraying. Jim Chennault will share the proper use of dormant spray for fruit trees and deciduous shrubs in preventing the spread of fungal diseases and controlling harmful insects. Arrive early and attend our 11:00 a.m. Fruit Tree Pruning seminar. To get the most out of your fruit trees, plan to attend both Fruit Tree Pruning and Dormant Spraying.

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