, November 2, 2019

November 1-30, 2019
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR

During the month of November, Lan Su Chinese Garden will be packed with more than 750 potted chrysanthemums artistically displayed throughout the garden. More than 75 different chrysanthemum varieties will unfurl in all colors, shapes and sizes including: spiders, quills, spoons, regular incurves, irregular incurves, reflexes, semi-doubles, anemones, brush, thistle, exotics and more! Take in the oranges, reds and yellows of autumn to unusually bright pinks, pale lavenders, lime green, and even stripes of the chrysanthemum.

80th Annual Chrysanthemum Show
Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, November 3, 2019 • 9:00am-4:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

The Portland Chrysanthemum Society is pleased to present our 80th annual show at Portland Nursery at 9000 SE Division St. in Portland. The theme is "A Bouquet Of Memories: 80 Years Of Mums" and the show will feature judged horticultural displays of spectacular exhibition chrysanthemums and creative themed artistic floral designs based on the colorful history of Portland. The show is free and open to the public, and the hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday November 2, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday November 3, 2019. Please visit us on our Facebook page, for show updates, photos and more!

Kid’s Club: Bird Seed Wreaths
Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 11:00am(W)
Saturday, November 9, 2019 • 11:00am(S)
Saturday, November 23, 2019 • 11:00am(G)
Saturday, November 30, 2019 • 11:00am(V)
Al's Garden & Home, Woodburn, Sherwood, Gresham, Wilsonville(V), OR

As the weather turns colder outside, it is important to remember our feathered friends. Create a wreath that is also a tasty birdseed treat for the birds. Learn all about our Pacific Northwest birds and what they need to survive the winter. Cost: $7.50.

First Saturday Guided Tours of Leach Botanical Garden
Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 11:00am-12:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Join Gardener/Curator Courtney Vengarick for seasonal explorations of the Garden. She will show you what's blooming and of seasonal interest, provide useful and engaging information, and share fun stories about the adventurous creators of the Garden, Botanist Lilla Leach and pharmacist/civic leader John Leach.

Meet in front of the Manor House. Free. No registration required. First come, first served. Maximum tour size 15 visitors. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave., Portland, OR 97236, 503-823-1671.

Mums, Start to Finish
Saturday, November 2, 2019 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Tamara Bliley of the Portland Chrysanthemum Society. We are kicking off the Chrysanthemum show this weekend with a demonstration and discussion of all things Mum. Topics will include: making rooted cuttings; when to pinch; staking and tying; fertilizers and insect control; benefits of using organic vs. toxic products; how, when, and why to disbud; how to use as season extenders in mixed containers. Enjoy a stroll through the Mums show after the class!

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