Upcoming events of interest.

Movies in the Garden
Thursdays, Through August 27, 2015 • Dusk
The Oregon Garden

Grab some popcorn and a picnic blanket, The Oregon Garden in Silverton has announced the return of its popular Movies in the Garden series, which screens a cult classic every Thursday evening throughout the summer. The movies are shown on a big screen in the Garden Green.

Doors will open at 7pm, and the show will begin at dusk on the beautiful Garden Green, in the heart of The Oregon Garden. It’s also a great opportunity to catch a sunset in the Garden! Parking will be available in the lower parking lot, across from the Pavilion. Please, no outside food or drink.

August 6: Tombstone*, R – 132min
August 13: An American Tail, G – 80 min
August 20: Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark, PG – 115 min
August 27: How to Train Your Dragon, PG – 98 min

*Attendees must show ID for R-rated movies. Under 18 will not be admitted without an adult.

Admission: Adults $4, Teens 12 – 17 $3, Children 5-11 $2, Members $2
Children 4 and under Free
Well-behaved pets on a leash are also welcome.
Season Pass: ONLY $15 (save $17!)

Enjoy all 8 movies for more than 50% off! A season pass is valid for one person per movie.

Tent Sale and End of Summer Savings
Through August 30, 2015
Garland Nursery

All Crape Myrtles 20% off • All Rose of Sharon Hibiscus 30% off
All Hydrangeas 30% off • All Fruit Trees 30% off
Plus: Wee Tree Trident Maple Pre-Bonsai 25% off
and check out our $1 CART filled with annual bedding plants
Limited to stock on hand. Not valid with any other offers or on previous purchases.
Sale ends 8/30/15

Sunsets in the Garden
Through September 9, 2015
The Oregon Garden

Columbia BankSunsets in the Garden, presented by Columbia Bank, is a great way to enjoy a summer evening after-hours in the Garden with live music, beer and wine tasting, tram tours and sunset viewing. The event is an extension of Garden hours on Wednesday evenings, August 5 – September 9.

Sunsets in the Garden is an extension of Garden hours, and regular Garden admission applies:
Adults $11 • Seniors (60+) $9 • Students (12-17) $8 • Children 5-11 $5
Children 4 & Under Free • Garden Members Free
Well-behaved pets on a leash are welcome.

Included with Admission
Complimentary tastings from a local winery or brewery for guests 21+
Live music • Sunset viewing in the Garden • Tram tours

The Garden will remain open for extended hours, closing at 9pm.

Art in the Garden Presented by Capitol Subaru
Through September 30, 2015
The Oregon Garden

Art in the Garden, presented by Capitol Subaru, features outdoor art installations. These installations can be viewed during Garden hours, with paid Garden admission, July 10 – September 30, 2015.
An Opening Reception will be held on Friday, July 10th.

Last Days of the Season
Friday-Sunday, August 28-30, 2015
Heirloom Heirloom Roses

It's that time of year when we close our retail center for the season, so we'd like to invite you out to smell the roses one last time. Visit us at the nursery, August 28th - 30th, for 20% off your entire purchase! Our retail store closes for the season of August 31st, so don't delay!

The 2015 Annual Dahlia Festival
Saturday-Monday, August 29-31, 2015
Saturday-Monday, September 5-7, 2015
Swan Island Dahlias

Indoor Display Hours: 10 am to 6 pm; Field Hours: 8 am - 6 pm; Free Admission
Free Parking; Handicap Accessible; A Rainbow of Color!
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!

Backyard Chickens
Saturday, August 29, 2015 • 10:00am
Al's Garden Center (Gresham)

Back by popular demand! Getting started with your own backyard chickens is easier than you might think. Al’s of Gresham has everything you need to start your own little flock with chicks, supplies, and good advice, all in one place. Education is necessary if you’re considering keeping chickens, and this is a great starter class where you can learn the basics, and get answers to your chicken questions. Cost: Seminar is free and open to the public. Registration: Registration is not required.
Speaker: Al’s Experts

Insect Superheroes
Saturday, August 29, 2015 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)

With Claudia Groth. Don't go it alone in your fight against garden pests--enlist the help of "good guy" bugs that hunt down the pests that plague your plants. Join Claudia Groth of Portland Nursery to find out how to create a garden that attracts these insect superheroes to do the dirty work of pest control for you.

Fall Vegetable Gardening
Monday, August 31, 2015 • 10:00am
Farmington Gardens

Let Farmington Gardens expert teach you when and what to plant for your fall crops. Enjoy fresh veggies well into the late fall months. Call 503-649-4568 or email to register for one or all of our free classes this month.

WSU 2015 Master Gardener Advanced-Education Conference
Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 • 12:00pm - Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015 • 12:30pm
Hilton Vancouver Washington

360-993-4500 • 301 West 6th Street, Vancouver, Washington 98660

Master Gardener Foundation of Washington State and Washington State University Extension present 2015 Master Gardener Advanced-Education Conference hosted by Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County.

Register now for best selection of seminars and tours. Space is limited for some options so don't miss out -- register early. See you in Vancouver!

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