Living Roofs with Ben Brower of Shelter Wise
Saturday, August 30, 2014 • 1:00pm-2:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)
Come learn how to incorporate green roofs (small but
living) to your sheds, coops, tiny homes or other small
outbuildings. Ben Brower of Shelter Wise LLC will focus
on waterproofing, design ideas, modular vs. extensive
systems, and some low maintenance plant selections. An
added featured to this class will be an exciting
Master Gardener Fall Fling and Vendor
Saturday September 6, 2014
Dallas High School, Dallas, OR
Features Speakers, Vendors, Garden Art, Tools, Books & More
Aug. 25 registration deadline for Sept. 6
Learn from experts who are accomplished authors and
entertaining speakers at the 12thannual Polk County
Master Gardener Fall Fling and Vendor Faire on Sat.,
Sept. 6 at Dallas High School, 1250 Southeast Holman
Ave., Dallas, OR. Gardening enthusiasts must sign up
before Aug. 25 for the Sept. 6 event. Pre-registration
is mandatory and no day-of-event registration will be
The $30 Fall Fling registration fee for the three
presentations includes a catered lunch, beverages,
snacks, a raffle, silent auction and door prizes.
There is also limited seating for two of three afternoon
workshops: one on building your own bamboo birdbath and
another on the best “tool” that’s not hanging in your
shed. The flower arranging demonstration workshop has no
limits on attendees. Fees for afternoon workshops range
from $10 to $25 and include materials.
Vendor Faire Returns – Free to the Public from 9 a.m. to
Fall Fling Topics & Speakers
Clematis Myth Busters
Attracting Birds, Butterflies & Other Winged Wonders to
Celebrate Autumn with Great Late Plants
Afternoon Workshop Options
Build Your Own Bamboo Birdbath & More – Kris Wetherbee.
The Best “Tool” That’s Not Hanging in Your Shed – How to
Structure a Story Arc for Gardening Communication –
Flower Arranging – Bounty from Your Own Backyard
Maggie Triplett, lead floral designer and owner of
Petals & Vines Flowers & Gifts in Monmouth, is a master
For more information on Polk County Master Gardeners,
call 503-623-8395 or visit the website at
Fall Fling Registration Information
Registration for the Sept. 6th Fall Fling is required by
Aug. 25, 2014.
There are several ways to get a registration form.
Pick up a registration form from the OSU Extension Polk
County Master Gardener office at 289 E. Ellendale, Suite
301, in the Ellendale Plaza, Dallas.
Download a registration form from the Polk County Master
Gardener website athttp://extension.oregonstate.edu/polk/mg
or look for a Fall Fling registration form link on the
Polk County Master Gardener Facebook page.