Upcoming events of interest.

Orchid Society Sale & Pot Up
Saturday, July 26, 2014 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)

Tool Sharpening & Fundraiser
Saturday, July 26, 2014 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)

Come out July 26th from 9am-4pm to help us support our community and get your tools sharpened in one stop!

Brian from 1 Sharptool-Edge Service will be at our Stark location sharpening tools to help raise money for the Sauvie Island Center, an organization that helps to educate kids about food, farming and the land.

Brian does anything from rusty pruners to the finest of laminated steel knives.

Japanese Maples with Joel from Eshraghi Nursery
Saturday, July 26, 2014 • 10:00am

Farmington Gardens

Water Plants Design and Care
Saturday, July 26, 2014 • 10:00am

Hughes Water Gardens

Want to learn how to position and take care of your water plants & water lilies so they get to be their maximum beauty and brilliance? We'll teach you everything you might want to know about plants, including how to successfully "over-winter" tropical plants to let them live to see another season!

Art & Wine in the Garden
Saturday and Sunday July 26-27, 2014 • 10:00am-4:00pm
Garland Nursery

Our beautiful gardens provide an amazing backdrop to wander through as you enjoy all the wonderful art and crafts from local artisans and partake in great wine. Wares include watercolors, fused glass, unique jewelry, sculptures, mosaics and much more. Free to the public. Wine, food by BrewBQ, art and crafts for purchase.

Patio Fruits with Lou of Farmington Gardens
Saturday, July 26, 2014 • 11:00am

Farmington Gardens

Creating Cozy Cottage Gardens
Saturday, July 26, 2014 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)

with Corina Reynolds-Stearns of Portland Nursery
Do you dream of multicolored hollyhocks and roses, lavender, pinks, thyme and clematis massing casually in the dooryard, fluttering with butterflies, and arching over the garden gate? Perhaps your house (or garden) style just begs for the English country treatment. Corina will talk about the history and traditional plant and design vocabulary of cottage gardens, make some recommendations for our area, and share tips on how to achieve the informal and full look of a classic cottage garden.

Small Space Gardening with Paul Taylor, OCNP
Sunday, July 27, 2014 • 1:00pm-2:00pm
Portland Nursery (Division)

You CAN get a beautiful landscape with seasonal interest in a small space! Go home with ideas on how to select and arrange plants for small gardens from the inspiring Paul Taylor.

Paul Taylor is an award winning designer of elegant and straight forward landscapes. He’ll draw on his experience to help you analyze your site to get the most enjoyment out of it – no matter the size of the space!

Getting Started with Mushroom Cultivation
Sunday, July 27, 2014 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark)

with Ryan Woolverton of Soul 2 Grow
Curious about mushrooms and how to grow them? Ryan will cover introductory mushroom cultivation topics including growing mushrooms on logs and in the ground, and the importance of saprophytic and mycorrhizal fungi in the garden. Ryan has been studying, hunting and cultivating mushrooms for the last decade in the PNW and is enthusiastic about sharing what he knows.

Wine and Cheese in the Garden
Sunday, July 27, 2014 • 1:00pm-5:00pm

Out in the Garden Nursery

32483 S. Mathias Rd. Molalla

Worm Composting & General Composting Tips
Sunday, July 27, 2014 • 1:00pm
Farmington Gardens

Ellen Melon Reading by Local Children’s Author Michael Patrick Stevens
Sunday, July 27, 2014 •2:00pm
Farmington Gardens

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