EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday,
May 18, 2019

Adelman Peony Gardens Open House
April 27-June 16, 2019
Adelman Peony Gardens, Salem, OR


We currently grow over 25 acres of peonies, featuring nearly 500 varieties with profound color variations. Let us help you make both memories and excitement in your garden with peonies! Peonyparadise.com

Garden Club Plant Sale
Saturday, May 18, 9:00am-3:00pm
Camas United Methodist Church, Camas, WA


Plant shoppers can get top-quality plants at incredibly low prices at the annual Plant Sale of the Community Garden Club of Camas-Washougal (CGCCW). The plants—propagated from the members’ gardens throughout Clark County—are nurtured in clean potting soil, and cost a fraction of what you would pay retail. The Plant Sale is popular among area gardeners looking for selection, quality and good prices. This year we are pleased to offer native trilliums as well as a wide selection of perennials, annuals, vegetable starts, NW natives, ground covers, shrubs and sedums. There is plenty of parking, in the church lot and off-street. Shopping is indoors. Cash and checks are accepted as payment, no credit cards. Camas United Methodist Church, 706 NE 14th Ave., in Camas, WA

CGCCW is a non-profit (501c(4) organization and focuses Plant Sale proceeds to promoting and supporting local gardening education projects. They welcome new members. See more about the group at www.gardenclubofcamaswashougal.org and www.facebook.com/CommunityGardenClubOfCamasWashougal/.



Oregon Fuchsia Society Spring Fuchsia Sale
Saturday, May 18, 2019 • 9:00am until all plants are sold
Tran’s Auto Service, Portland, OR


Many varieties of hardy Fuchsias in gallon containers, and a limited number of hanging basket Fuchsias will be for sale. Come browse and talk fuchsia with us!!! Cash, checks, and VISA/Mastercard accepted. NEW LOCATION due to sale of Fabric Depot property,
Tran’s Auto Service at 4810 SE Belmont Avenue.

Iris Bloom Season
May 10-31, 2019 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, OR


Bloom season at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens is upon us! For only a few short weeks a year, Schreiner’s opens the doors of their spectacular Iris farm to the public for self-guided tours. Stroll the 10-acre display gardens and take in the sight and fragrance of over 500 named Irises in full bloom. During bloom season, the gardens are open daily from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and the gift shop is open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., rain or shine. Hundreds of cut Iris stems will be on display in our covered barn as part of Schreiner's Cut Flower Show; open daily during bloom season from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Schreiner's Gift Shop offers unique gifts and gardening delights for Iris lovers. Fresh-cut Iris stems are available for purchase every day. During the three-week bloom season, Schreiner's will host special events, including wine and liqueur tastings and live demonstrations every weekend. Join us for this once a year special event!

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 in the covered barn. Fresh-cut Irises are available for purchase every day. Cost: The gardens are open to the public. Entrance fee is $5 per car. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Rd NE, Salem, Oregon, 97303. Schreinersgardens.com

Propagation by Cuttings
Saturday, May 18, 2019 • 10:00am-11:30am
PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR


Presenter: Helen Dorbolo, Master Gardener. A hands-on introductory plant propagation class with focus on cloning through stem cuttings. Cutting and preparation techniques will be demonstrated; students will take cuttings of various perennials and shrubs (provided). Potting mix and after-care will be discussed. Bring your gardening gloves and sharp pruners or scissors if you have them.

In the Garden Series - WCMGA Education Garden at PCC Rock Creek, 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Enter campus from Springville Rd, follow road past Building 9 and Past Parking Lot E. At stop sign turn left into gravel lot and follow to the garden site. Parking is free campus-wide on Saturdays. Free event, no registration needed. Event is held rain or shine, under cover, if needed.

Keizer Iris Festival Weekend at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens!
Saturday & Sunday, May 18 & 19, 2019 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, OR


Each year Schreiner's Iris Garden donates hundreds of field-fresh Iris stems to the Keizer Iris Festival and there is no better place to celebrate the festival than at Schreiner’s Iris Gardens. Check out the beautiful floats in the parade in Keizer, then visit our 10-acre display garden in full bloom, sample unique liqueurs from Spiritopia, and participate in the discussion of two interesting demonstrations about floral arranging and caring for your iris.

Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. & Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Spiritopia Craft Spirits of Corvallis, Oregon (www.spiritopia.com), will offer tastings of their fine liqueurs. Tantalize your taste buds with their premium artisan liqueurs and purchase your favorites to take home.

Also Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., check out our live How to Dig & Divide Iris Demonstration. We will discuss and review the proper time and technique for digging and separating Iris. It’s easier than you think! Bring your questions and learn tips from the experts. Free demonstration in our Plant Sale area, open to all.

From 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, join us as special guest Sue Bielemeier of Green Thumb Flower Box Florists provides a free demonstration of flower arranging, highlighting the use of Iris in a variety of arrangements. Cost: The gardens are open to the public. Entrance fee to the gardens is $5 per car. Liqueur tastings are available for a nominal fee. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Rd NE, Salem, Oregon, 97303. Schreinersgardens.com

"Fun with Nature" - Children's Nature Fair
Saturday, May 18, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Come shimmy like a salmon or chirp like a Chickadee. Make a mask of your favorite animal and then take the stage to play your part as predator or prey, pollinator or ? Enjoy lots of fun activities and nature-based crafts. Meet some surprise guests, dance to the music, and have a traditional ice cream cone. Free, donations appreciated. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. 503-823-1671. www.leachgarden.org

Lewis County Master Gardener Plant Sale
Saturday, May 18, 2019 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Sunday, May 19, 2019 • 10:00am-3:00pm
Southwest Washington Fairgrounds, Chehalis, WA


The annual Lewis County Master Gardener Plant Sale is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, May 18 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19 at the expo hall at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds. “We are proud that we grow our own plants, or divide them from our own personal gardens. Therefore the plants are adapted to the local growing conditions and should do well in your home gardens,” a press release from the master gardeners states. The sale offers perennials, annuals, trees, shrubs, groundcovers, houseplants, grasses and berries. The sale will also include vegetables and 25 varieties of tomatoes.

Bonsai Class: Topic TBA
Saturday, May 18, 2019 • 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. www.tsugawanursery.com

Planning and Planting a Cutting Garden
Saturday, May 18, 2019 • 11:00am-12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Looking to maximizing production, minimizing maintenance, and grow flowers that will look great together in a vase? Join us for this informational class and we'll have you bypassing the florist in no time! Free. www.bloomingjunction.com



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. www.hoytarboretum.org

 
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