, November 16, 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.

Bonsai Introductory Class
Saturday November 16, 2019 • 9:00am-11:00am
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

Join us for a two hour introduction to bonsai class and learn the simple truth about growing ancient trees. A unique art form that can offer you hours of peaceful work – four dimensional living art. By the end of the class you will be able to decide if you should take a bonsai home with you. Your tree can become a family heirloom that may live for hundreds of years. This class is a prerequisite for Continuing Bonsai Classes. Cost: $20.00.
Instructors: Lee Leikam • 33 years experience making bonsai and Josh Casey • 9 years experience with the art. 410 Scott Avenue, Woodland, WA.

Bonsai Continuing Class
Saturday November 16, 2019 • 11:00am-1:00pm
Tsugawa Nursery, Woodland, WA

November and December are the most exciting times for students in bonsai classes, so you are not going to want to miss these seminars. There will be over one hour of demonstrations with heavy pruning and drastic transformations. You can also bring your trees for advice or to be worked on as a demonstration for free. There will also be a 15 minute Q & A for information about any subject not included in the theme of this class so you will go home with confidence. Cost: $30.00. Instructor: Fabio Antakly, professional grower for 40 years, international author and teacher. 410 Scott Avenue, Woodland, WA.

Bonsai: Winter Care for Hardy Trees
Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 11:00am
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR

With Lucy Davenport of Bonsai Akira. This class will include an introduction to styling, and cover winter care for trees hardy in our climate including conifers, Japanese Maples and shrubs such as Viburnum, Hydrangea and Loropetalum. Bring your own tree, purchase a plant to create a bonsai with, or just come to observe and learn. All experience levels welcome. This hands-on class will be limited to 15 participants.

Al's Evening of Lights
Saturday, November 16, 2019 • 3:00pm-7:00pm
Al's Garden & Home, Gresham, OR

Started many years ago as an employee Christmas party, this event is one not to be missed. Dozens of designer decorated trees await you, along with our annual Poinsettia Collection. Made up of over 40 different varieties, the Poinsettia Collection never ceases to amaze. Don’t forget to stop by and see the train and pick up your Ice Apples® while you nibble on holiday gourmet treats. This event gets everyone in the Christmas spirit!

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