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March 26-30, 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. www.japanesegarden.org.



Washington County Master Gardeners:
Pruning Ornamentals in the Home Garden
Thursday, March 29, 2018 • 10:00 am
Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR


by Sandy Japely. Hydrangeas, lilacs, small trees, and more: Proper pruning greatly improves a plant's appearance and health. Learn basics of pruning small ornamental trees, shrubs, grasses; how much and when to prune, tools to use. Class does NOT cover pruning of fruit trees. There is no registration, events and parking are free. Location: Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007

 
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