, July 13, 2019

Success with Herbs: Culinary and Other Uses*
Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:00am-11:00am
Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, Beaverton, OR

Presenter: Judy Fenker, Master Gardener. Herbs are great for seasoning food and gorgeous in the garden too. Learn herb selection, best soil conditions and location to create and maintain a bountiful and beautiful herb garden. In the Garden Series - Learning Garden at Jenkins Estate, 8005 SW Grabhorn, Beaverton, OR 97007. On weekends, use the Camp Rivendale entrance on Grabhorn Road, park, then walk past the play structure down to the Learning Garden. Free event, free parking, no registration needed. Event is held rain or shine, under cover, if needed. * Class is approved for one hour MG Education Credit.

Hoyt Arboretum Guided Tours
Saturdays & Sundays, April 6-October 27, 2019 11:00am & 1:00pm
Hoyt Arboretum, Portland, OR

To better accommodate the public, Hoyt Arboretum is now offering two tours on Saturday and Sunday. Tours will begin at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. and last up approximately one and one-half hours every weekend through October 27. Trained guides take pride in their knowledge of the 2,000 species and the unique history of the area. Information regarding each day's tour is available on the

Tours are free for Hoyt Arboretum Members and $3 for non-members. Registration is not required, just show up to learn about the collection and have a nice walk in the trees. Attendees should be prepared for all types of weather conditions; boots or sturdy shoes are recommended and bring a jacket, camera and water. There are several hills in Hoyt Arboretum and sometimes large inclines on trails. Transportation to the Hoyt Arboretum is available via MAX, followed by a short walk up the hill or a ride on the Washington Park free shuttle to the arboretum visitor center. Paid parking in adjacent lots and limited free spaces are available on the street.

Leach Botanical Garden Annual English Tea
Friday & Saturday, July 12 & 13, 2019 12:00pm or 2:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Enjoy a lovely three course English Tea served on the beautiful Leach Garden Terrace, with tea, scones, sandwiches, and desserts. Complete with colorful china and flowers, this is a Garden tradition you'll long remember. 2:30 seatings are still available on both Friday and Saturday. For reservations: go to, or call: 971-217-6794. The menu is posted on the website. A nice benefit of the 2:30 seatings is that you can linger at your table after the meal. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. 503-823-1671

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