Bamboo Fence Building
Saturday-Sunday, March 9-10, 2019 • 9:00am-3:00pm
Portland Japanese Garden, Portland, OR
This two-day hands-on experience teaches participants to
design and build a bamboo fence panel using traditional
Japanese materials and techniques with staff gardeners.
The process begins with a walk around the Garden and a
review of the use and placement of bamboo fences. There
will be a discussion on types and styles as well as a
review of the history and evolution of Japanese bamboo
fences. Day one includes lectures and demonstrations,
with hands-on tool practice and knot-tying sessions. On
day two, participants apply their new skills to build a
Japanese bamboo fence and receive a brief demonstration
of fence repair and refurbishing.
The Home Orchard
Society Hosts the 44nd Annual Fruit Propagation Fair!
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Clackamas County Fairgrounds, Canby, OR
This event will be held in the main pavilion at the
Clackamas County Fairgrounds. You’ll find hundreds of
varieties of free scions and cuttings. If you graft this
is paradise. Or you can choose custom grafting by
experts for only $5. Come join the fun of growing good
fruit at home!
Free with your admission are: Hundreds of varieties of
apple, pear, cherry, plum and persimmon scions. Arrive
early for the best selection; Cuttings of grapes, kiwis,
and figs to root!; HOS experts to answer your fruit
growing questions!; Door prizes!
For sale are: Rootstocks and plants; Mason bee supplies;
Custom grafting by experienced grafters; Books and
literature about growing fruit. Make-A-Tree orders will
be ready for pick up at the Fruit Propagation Fair.
Admission: $5 for members (family $10); $7 for
non-members (family $12); Free if you join HOS at this
show! 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR. For more information go
About Home Orchard Society: Home Orchard Society
promotes the science, culture and pleasure of growing
fruit at home via educational outreach and assistance.
Home Orchard Society serves the Pacific NW community and
beyond by providing accessible resources and hosting
learning events for fruit growers of all skill levels.
Home Orchard Society endeavors to preserve disappearing
heirloom fruit varieties, perpetuating the history,
culture and heritage of the Pacific NW’s 19th and 20th
century pioneer orchards.
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR
With Katie Davis, Master Gardener. Thinking about
creating your own fertilizer from bulk ingredients? Look
past N-P-K and consider how your garden and your plants
respond to different kinds of input. Katie will discuss
common bulk amendments and converting your needs into
Celebrate the Spring
Sunday, March 10, 2019 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR
With Holly Pruett, Life-Cycle Celebrant, and Terrie
Burdette, Portland Nursery. Join us in welcoming Spring!
Prepare to celebrate the Spring Equinox by making a
springtime altar swag from foraged plant material. Holly
Pruett will help the group reflect on the ways humankind
has honored and joined in the turning of the seasons
throughout time. Swag construction will be led by
Portland Nursery landscape designer Terrie Burdette.
Class limited to 12 students. Please bring hand pruners,
gloves and any elements you’d like to incorporate into
your altar swag. $10 materials fee, payable at the