July 21, 2018

Silk Road
Sunday, July 1, 2018-Friday, August 31, 2018
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR

Discover the wonders of silk this July & August at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.

Art in the Garden
July 13, 2018 – September 30, 2018
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Join us for Art in the Garden, which features stunning art installations in the Garden throughout the summer!

Quilts in the Garden
Saturday, July 21, 2018 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR

Six beautiful gardens of Corvallis residents will be the colorful backdrop for a huge show of quilts created by members of the Mary's River Quilt Guild. Some quilts displayed will be available for purchase through individual quilters. $10 admission to Quilts in the Garden tour includes the option of convenient park-and-ride shuttle buses between all gardens.
5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis, OR 97330.

2018 Spade & Wade Garden Tour
Saturday, July 21, 2018 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Six Gardens in Tillamook County, OR

It is 2018 and the year for another of Tillamook County Master Gardeners Association’s (TCMGA) Spade and Wade Garden Tours. From the foothills east of Tillamook to the shores of the Pacific, visitors have the opportunity to visit six spectacular and varied gardens in Tillamook County. Visit a garden that includes a serene woodland alongside a vegetable garden worked the way a garden should be, with annual charts to insure crop rotation and pest control. A master of bonsai will show off her collection as well as give demonstrations on how to create these gems. A garden is created for birds and bees – and humans – with a wide variety of ornamental shrubs and perennials as well as vegetable crops. Take a river walk along a property with areas creating several different gardens: natural areas along the river, berry and vegetable gardens, areas for ornamentals, and a greenhouse to get the plants started.

Travel to the Coast. Set high on a hill overlooking the Pacific is a ‘his’ front area planted to survive the ubiquitous deer and elk in the area as well as withstand the salt air from the ocean. And in the back is ‘her’ garden with unusual plants for the area: hardy begonias, a prostrate coast redwood, winter hardy palms, a mature Mexican Palm. Nearby this garden, one can take a walk in a woodland through an old growth forest planted with a variety of ferns and with examples of nurse logs. This is only a short description of all you can see on TCMGA’s educational and unique tour.

Tillamook County has lots to offer with the Cape Meares Lighthouse, Tillamook Creamery, Kilchis River Reserve, the Pioneer Museum, TCMGA’s Learning Garden, Munson Falls, great fishing, and so much more. Come and make a weekend of your visit or even stay a week.

Tickets: $10.00 each. Children 16 and under are free. Check the TCMGA Facebook page for more information:

Build Your Own Earthworm Hotel
Saturday, July 21, 2018 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, July 28, 2018 • 11:00am(V)
Al’s Garden Center, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

Earthworms play a major role in the ecosystems in which they reside as well as in the world. They effectively recycle nutrients from rotting material and help aerate the soil. Join us to create your very own worm "guests" included!

Raised Bed Veggie Gardening
Saturday, July 21, 2018 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Portland Nursery’s own Tiffany Garner. Join Portland Nursery’s Tiffany Garner in a monthly series held right outside at our own raised vegetable beds. Dress for the weather & learn what to do with your own raised beds, when you should be doing it & the proper techniques so you can work smarter, not harder. From cold frames to compost & seeds to starts you will learn and grow alongside our fabulous vegetable gardener, Tiffany.

Bonsai Class: Topic TBA
Saturday, July 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.

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