EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday
, August 24, 2019

Art in the Garden
July 14–September 22, 2019
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR


Enjoy stunning art installations, created by local artists, on display throughout the Garden. The event kicks off with an opening reception and opportunity to meet the artists. www.oregongarden.org

2019 Annual Dahlia Festival
Saturday-Monday, August 24-26, 2019 • 8:00am-6:00pm
Saturday-Monday, August 31-September 2, 2019 • 8:00am-6:00pm
Swan Island Dahlias, Canby, OR


A must see for the dahlia lover, or if you just love flowers. View over 400 floral arrangements of dahlias, over 15,000 cut dahlia blooms on display, in our three indoor display rooms. This is the largest display put on by one grower anywhere in the United States! Free Admission, Free Parking, Handicap Accessible, A Rainbow of Color! Indoor Display Hours: 10 am to 6 pm. Field Hours: 8 am - 6 pm. www.dahlias.com



Iris Society Bearded Iris Sale
Saturday-Sunday, August 24-25, 2019 • 9:00am-4:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR


Join us for this annual sale! www.portlandnursery.com



Cascade Nursery Trail - Jewel Box 7th Annual Plant Sale
Saturday, August 24, 2019 • 9:00am-3:00pm
Sebright Gardens, Salem, OR


We will all be at Sebright's to celebrate our 7th annual Jewel Box Sale! Stop in and pick out some gems from the hand picked selections of CNT Members, all in one place for your shopping delight! This time of year is always great for obtaining nice full pots ready to be tucked into the garden. Tour Sebright’s spectacular gardens and shop their huge variety of hostas and companion plants. A great time to stock up for fall planting. This has become a popular and well attended event, so for the best selection, plan on arriving EARLY! Wine tasting by Forest Edge Vineyard and food will be available. 7185 Lakeside Dr NE Salem, OR 97305 www.cascadenurserytrail.com

Soil Care and Maintenance*
Saturday, August 24, 2019 • 10:00am-12:00pm
PCC Rock Creek, Portland, OR


Presenters: Susan Albright and Sue Ryburn, Master Gardeners. Garden soil is literally the foundation of the garden. Learn about ways to protect and enhance your garden soil by understanding the importance of pH; ways to avoid soil compaction; creating your own garden mulch by leaving the leaves; techniques to take a soil test. We will also provide some resources for composting for your home garden. Location: WCMGA Education Garden at PCC Rock Creek (across the street from Parking Lot E). 17705 NW Springville Rd. Portland, OR 97229. Enter campus from Springville Rd, drive past Building 9 and Parking Lot E to stop sign. Campus Parking is free on Saturdays. Free event, free parking, no registration 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. http://hoytarboretum.org/events

Farm Days of Summer
Tuesdays thru Sundays in July & August 2019 • 11:00am-4:00pm
French Prairie Gardens, St Paul, OR


Kicks off July 4th! Join us for the Farm Days of Summer taking place from Tuesday through Sunday in July and August! Bring the kids along for some of your favorite farm fun activities for everyone to enjoy! Only $5 per person to enjoy Tube slide, animals, and so much more! (Big Slide is CLOSED for Farm Days of Summer). This event will feature Happy Hour Eats on weekends and drinks featured daily at our Farm Bar! Farm fun activities are open Tuesday-Saturday July – August from 11am-4pm. Happy Hour eats are available from 12pm-4pm on weekends! www.fpgardens.com

Tomatoes, Beyond Sauce & Salsa
Saturday, August 24, 2019 • 11:00am–12:00pm
Blooming Junction, Cornelius, OR


Late summer brings loads of tomatoes, and they all seem to ripen at once! If you are feeling overwhelmed with your tomato bounty and need to liven up your tomato repertoire, this class is for you! MJ of Guidetti’s Kitchen will share recipes, samples, and demos with you. Join us for inspiration and new ideas for tomato use and storage! Cost: $12/person. www.bloomingjunction.com



Vines
Saturday, August 24, 2019 • 1:00pm-2:00pm
Garland Nursery, Corvallis, OR


What is the best vine for your situation you ask? Well Debbie is going to tell you all about the amazing variety of vines. Some flower, some have berries and some are amazing foliage plants. Learn which vines will work best for you and your yard. 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis, OR 97330 www.garlandnursery.com

 
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