April 6, 2019

March 23–April 29, 2019 • Mon–Thur, 9:00am-6:00pm; Fri-Sun, 8:00am-7:00pm
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, Woodburn, OR

There are dozens of exciting activities taking place at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest! Click on the tabs below to learn about daily, weekend, and special events!

Rhododendron & Daffodil Show and Sale
Saturday-Sunday, April 6-7, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden, Portland, OR

Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden will host the Portland Chapter American Rhododendron Society's and Daffodil Society's Annual Show and Sale. The Show: a judged flower show in the Exhibit Hall. To enter, bring your Rhododendron Trusses to the exhibit hall 6:00pm-8:00pm Friday night or 7:00am-9:30am Saturday. The sale: in the parking lot beyond the Exhibit Hall. All proceed benefit the garden. More information: or 503 771-8386. Presented by the Portland Chapter of The American Rhododendron Society. Location: 5801 SE 28th Avenue in Portland.

Orchid Magic
Saturday, April 6, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, April 7, 2019 • 11:00am-4:00pm
Bonaventure of Salem, Salem, OR

American Orchid Society judged Orchid Show and Sale,
located at 3411 Boone RD SE, Salem, OR 97317.

Scholars' Rocks Display
April 1, 2019-April 30, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland, OR

Lan Su Chinese Garden in partnership with Asia America, presents an exhibition of Gongshi for the entire month of April in celebration of Scholar's Arts month in the garden! This will be a unique opportunity to purchase these prized and rare stones for your own inspirational collection.

The preferred aesthetic of a Scholar’s Rocks is based on subtleties of color, shape, markings, surface of wood, and sound. Prized qualities include awkward symmetry, resonance of sound when struck, resemblance to mountainous landscapes and texture. Stones are often displayed on a wood pedestal that has been carved specifically for the stone.

Scholars' Rocks also known as Gongshi have been collected for aesthetic and religious purposes evolving from the use of larger stones in gardens for over 1,000 years. These stones were also used by scholars (also known as literati) for meditation and inspiration. Scholars' Rocks can be a variety of stone, set on carved rosewood pedestals. With a range in form and color, coarse or smooth and have dramatic form meant to evoke feeling from the viewer.

Start your Own Vegetable Transplants
Saturday, April 6, 2019 • 11:00am-1:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR

Starting your own seeds allows you to grow the varieties you want with a timing that's right for you! Learn varieties for your location, planning and planting timing, what kind of soil to use and why, soil temperature, watering for success, when to transplant, and how to harden off your starts. Free.

Botanical Illustration
Saturday, April 6, 2019 • 11:30am–2:30pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

Come learn to draw botanical subjects from nature observation! Hoyt Arboretum’s Botanical Illustration workshop covers topics of plant anatomy and tricks for drawing flora realistically. This class is great for beginners and intermediates and for anyone interested in drawing basics, nature and science. Students will practice their new skills by creating botanical illustrated greeting cards. Workshop is taught by local artist and arborist Ruth Williams. Cost: $20/ HAF member, $25/non-member.

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 • 12:00pm-2:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

Guided tours of the Hoyt Arboretum every Saturday and Sunday at 12 noon - 2:00pm. Free to Hoyt Arboretum Friends (HAF), donations appreciated from non-members.

Water Bowl Planting
Saturday, April 6, 2019 • 12:00pm
Hughes Water Gardens, Tualatin, OR

Classes is free of charge and are located at our store. Please call ahead or email us to put yourself on the reserved class list.

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