April 21, 2018

Arbor Month Celebration and 90th Birthday Party for Hoyt Arboretum
April 1-29, 2018
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

This year is particularly special, as it marks the 90th birthday of Hoyt Arboretum’s founding in 1928. The Arboretum invites the public to celebrate 90 years of loving trees with a family-friendly birthday party on Saturday, April 28, complete with music by local entertainer Mo Phillips, cake, crafts, and storytime on the Redwood Deck with Timber Joey from the Portland Timbers. “During April, there are so many ways for Portland residents to enjoy and explore the trees at Hoyt Arboretum,” says Anna Goldrich, Executive Director of Hoyt Arboretum Friends. ”Our 90 th Birthday Celebration at the end of the month provides a special moment to celebrate those who thought to protect this special place for the public so many years ago – and it’s just going to be a really fun day.” Hoyt Arboretum has 12 miles of trails and 189 acres of forest for visitors to enjoy, as well as a variety of special Arbor events throughout April. Hoyt Arboretum is open and free all year long from sunrise to sunset for the public’s enjoyment. Parking is available for a nominal fee in the parking lots. The Hoyt Arboretum Visitor Center is open weekdays 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and 11:00 am to 3:00 pm weekends. Hoyt Arboretum, 4000 SW Fairview Blvd, Washington Park, Portland, Oregon. To see all Arbor Month events, visit

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
March 23-April 30, 2018 • Daily, 9:00am-6:00pm
Wood Shoe Tulip Farm, Woodburn, OR

Our favorite time of year is when the tulips bloom! The Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest is an invitation from our family to yours to enjoy all things that make spring in the Northwest. Stroll through 40 acres of stunning beauty, experience expansive views of vineyards, distant mountains, and a few mud puddles. Fresh flowers, food, and fun for the entire family, including well behaved dogs on leashes! 33814 S Meridian Rd, Woodburn, OR 97071.

Spring Open House
Saturday-Sunday, April 21-22, 2018
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

We will have an explosion of spring color, classes, events, food and drink for you this weekend. Don’t miss the fun and festivities. 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis, 97330.

Leach Botanical GardenPlant Sale
Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 9:30am­2:00pm
Floyd Light Middle School, Portland, OR

Join us to find some lovely new treasures for your landscape and help support Portland's botanic garden. You will find a choice selection of trees, shrubs, perennials, & northwest natives from specialty nurseries & the Leach Garden collection. No admission or parking fees. Floyd Light Middle School, 10800 SE Washington St., Portland, OR.

Hulda Klager Lilac Days
April 21-May 13, 2018 • Daily, 10:00am-4:00pm
Hulda Klager Lilac Garden, Woodland, WA

The gardens are open daily 10:00am until 4:00pm year around. A $5.00 gate fee is payable at the gate. Children 12 years old and under enter free when accompanied by an adult. No pets are permitted, this includes therapy or comfort dogs. Only service dogs as defined by are permitted to enter Gardens. The Lilac Gardens are located off I-5 exit 21, 30 minutes north of Portland, Oregon or 2.5 hours south of Seattle, Washington at 115 South Pekin Road, Woodland, Washington 98674.

Washington County Master Gardeners:
Veggie Garden Rotation Gardening*
Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 10:00am
Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR

By Tim Lanfri. Learn basics for successful vegetable planting, maintenance and harvest. How to optimize garden space and use crop rotation to lessen the need for pest control, reduce the spread of soil-borne disease and avoid nutrient depletion in the soil. *Approved for MG education credit. There is no registration, events and parking are free.

Earth Day
Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 10:00am-4:00pm
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Join us for the 19th annual Earth Day, presented by Marion County at The Oregon Garden, April 21, 2018 from 10am to 4pm.

Bonsai Class: Topic TBA
Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Join us and learn about this fun, relaxing and artistic hobby. All levels are invited. We look forward to seeing you! A fee for materials may be added once topic is determined. Call us for more information.

Planting for Privacy – Create Your Own Paradise
Saturday, April 21, 2018 • 1:00pm-2:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

Lee Powell will discuss different plant options that will work well to create your own private sanctuary in your yard. Cost: Free to the public! 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis, 97330.

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