Looking for a little gardening inspiration?  Or, how about just a beautiful place to spend an afternoon?  There are many wonderful gardens in Oregon and Southwest Washington. 
Here are a few of our favorites!

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Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden – Portland, Oregon   
Best time – Early April through October (festival – Mothers Day)
Elk Rock Garden at The Bishop’s Close – 11800 SW Military Lane, Portland
Best Time – year round
Hoyt Arboretum – Portland, Oregon
Best time – year round
Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve – Hillsboro, Oregon
Best time – year-round
The Japanese Garden – Portland, Oregon
Best time – year-round
Leach Botanical Garden – Portland, Oregon
Best time – year round
Portland Classical Chinese Garden – Portland, Oregon
Best time – year-round
Rogerson Clematis Garden –  West Linn, Oregon
Best time – May through Sept. (Inviting Vines Tour - Late May)
Tryon Creek State Park –  Portland, Oregon
Best time – Early April through Sept. (festival- Early April)
Washington Park Rose Test Garden – Portland, Oregon           
Best time – June through September (festival – June)


Adelman Peony Gardens – Brooks Oregon
Best time – Early May through Mid June
Cecil and Molly Smith Garden – 5065 Ray Bell Rd, St. Paul, Oregon 97137
Best time – Early spring (festival - Spring)
Champoeg State Park 1860 Kitchen Garden – St. Paul
Best Time – late summer to early fall (festival late August)
Historic Deepwood Estate – Salem, Oregon
Best time – year round
Mount Pisgah Arboretum – Eugene, Oregon
Best time – May through Sept. (festival mid-May and again in October)
The Oregon Garden – Silverton, Oregon
Best time – year-round
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens – Keizer, Oregon
Best time – May and June (festival – mid May)

State Capitol State Park – Salem, Oregon
Best time – Spring cherry blossoms – early April. Open year-round.

Swan Island Dahlias – Canby, Oregon
Best time – August through October (festival – late August)
Wooden Shoe Tulip Fields – Woodburn, Oregon
Best time – mid-March through mid-April (festival – Mid March to Mid April)


Connie Hansen Garden – Lincoln City, Oregon
Best time – year-round




Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens – Woodland, Washington
Best time – mid-April through July (festival mid-April through mid-May)


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