, May 7-11, 2018

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.

Knowing and Growing Lilies
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 • 12:30pm
Corbett Fire Hall, Corbett, OR

The Columbian Garden Club is hosting a free program - Knowing and Growing Lilies - on May 9, 2018, 12:30 p.m., in the Corbett Fire Hall meeting room, 36930 E. Historic Columbia River Hwy., Corbett. Karen Schaaf, Garden Club member, will provide descriptions and visuals of Lily varieties and provide tips for cultivation.

Schreiner’s Iris Gardens Bloom Season 2018
May 11 – May 31, 2018 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, OR

Tour Schreiner's Iris Gardens’ 10-acre display gardens filled with over 500 named Irises. Shop unique gifts in the Gift Shop on site, featuring an exciting mix of reasonably priced home and garden accents, Iris-themed gifts, glassware, t-shirts and handcrafted artwork, as well as gardening tools and accessories. Shop a selection of potted spring flowers and companion plants to complement your Iris garden and place an order for Iris to ship this summer. View hundreds of Irises on display in the Schreiner's Cut Flower Show. Fresh-cut Irises are available for purchase every day, weather permitting. The gardens are free and open to the public. Parking is $5 per car. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Rd NE, Salem, Oregon, 97303.

Opening Weekend with Methven Family Vineyards and Spiritopia
Friday-Sunday, May 11-13, 2018 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, OR

Join us to celebrate the opening weekend of Schreiner’s Iris Gardens! Rain or shine, the Irises will be exploding with gorgeous color across ten acres of display gardens. Highlighting this much-anticipated event will be tastings from Methven Family Vineyards and Spiritopia, plus demonstrations, classes, food, drinks and awesome scenery!

Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Iris Bloom Season open house kicks off, rain or shine with the gift shop open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, 11:30 a.m. Get your heart pumping and join The Adult Congenital Heart Association Bicycle Ride. All proceeds from this event will benefit ACHA. Enjoy a tour of the gardens and receive a bouquet of irises for your contribution! Registration is $30. Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Spiritopia Craft Spirits of Corvallis, Oregon, will offer tastings of their fine liqueurs. Tantalize your taste buds with their premium artisan liqueurs and purchase your favorites to take home.

National Public Gardens Day Celebration
Friday, May 11, 2018 • 11:00am–2:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

All across the country, America will be celebrating our public gardens today. Here at Leach Garden, some special activities are planned. The Stone Cabin will be open from 11-2; our Education Coordinator, JoAnn Vrilakas, will lead an Ethnobotany Tour at noon; Gavin Bell of Dragonfly Forge will be on hand to sharpen pruning shears from 11-2; and local author, Teresa Bergen, will be in the gift shop from noon-2 signing copies of her new book, Easy Portland Outdoors, which includes an entry on Leach Garden. Come by and enjoy this annual celebration of gardens with us! Location: Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236.
Information: (click on “learn”) or contact JoAnn Vrilakas, Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671 or

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