May 4, 2019

TCMGA Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 9:00am-1:00pm
Tillamook County Fairgrounds, Tillamook, OR

The Tillamook County Master Gardeners Association Annual Plant Sale is Saturday, May 4 at the Tillamook County Fairgrounds 4-H/FFA Livestock Pavilion. Doors open at 9 am and will close at 1 p.m. A variety of garden plants, including tomatoes, other vegetables, perennials, native plants, houseplants, and shrubs will be available. We are featuring tomato varieties adapted to produce well in our coastal climate. The Master Gardeners Help Desk, Garden Garage Sale and many local vendors will be onsite.

Proceeds will benefit the programs and scholarship fund of the Tillamook County Master Gardeners Association as well as Future Farmers of America and 4-H activities. This popular annual event brought over 1,600 gardeners last year, so come early and bring your yard wagons. The 4-H/FFA Livestock Pavilion is on the west side of the Tillamook County Fairgrounds, 4603 Third St, and Tillamook.

35th Annual Spring Garden Fair
Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, May 5, 2019 • 9:00am-5:00pm
Clackamas County Event Center, Canby, OR

Clackamas County Master Gardeners present the annual Spring Garden Fair, now in our 35th year. We have over 100 of your favorite garden vendors with annuals and perennials, vegetable and herbs, trees and shrubs and everything in between. There are also specialty vendors with garden art, tools, compost and so much more. This two day event has plenty of free attractions for gardeners of all ages - making it worth the drive to Canby.

Master Gardener sponsored activities include : Award winning 10-Minute University with short classes on gardening - Ask a Master Gardener booths in two locations to answer your garden questions - Free pH soil testing in 4-H Hall with displays from local organizations and Free Children’s Activities. And don’t forget Garden Fair Raffle giving away dozens of prizes each hour, and Silent Auction featuring New Plant Introductions and favorites from local growers.

Returning Fair favorites: The Potting Station has great deals on containers - Plant Taxi’s with student volunteers towing for tips - free Plant Check will hold your purchases, and you can even drive by to pick them up on the way out of town! When you are ready for a break we have a Food Court and Coffee Thyme - with covered or indoor seating. Returning once again is the Greater Portland Iris Society with their annual Early Show on Sunday, May 5 - find them on the back porch of the Main Pavilion.

It’s all happening on the weekend before Mother's Day at the Clackamas County Event Center: 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, Oregon 97013. Saturday, May 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is just $5.00 with under 16 free, always FREE parking and ATM's on site. Please remember the fairgrounds is a non-smoking facility, and no pets - service dogs only please.

Clackamas County Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by Oregon State University in the science of gardening. Proceeds fund horticulture scholarships for students at Clackamas Community College as well as community grants and free educational programs. Find out more about our event at or

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.

Growing Giant Pumpkins
Saturday, May 4, 2019 • 1:00pm-3:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR

Ever thought of growing a prize-winning giant pumpkin? Join our workshop to learn about seed selection, germination, plot selection, plant care, watering, and harvest. Class includes a "Dill's Atlantic Giant" pumpkin seed, specially selected to produce HUGE Pumpkins. Free.

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