EVENTS CALENDAR
Sunday,
January 14, 2018

Portland Nursery Annual Houseplant Sale
January 11-24, 2018 • Store Hours
Portland Nursery (Division & Stark), Portland, OR


We call January Indoor Gardening Month and at Portland Nursery, you'll find the biggest selection of houseplants around! 30% off all houseplants and decorative pots. Purchase a plant and a pot and get a free Pot-Up! Indoor gardening classes all month long. See the Houseplant Sale Page for images from previous years or go to our Houseplant Page for more general information.

Repotting Houseplants: Tips and Demo
Sunday, January 14, 2018 • 11:00am-12:30pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Cait Deever. Perplexed by how to tell when it’s time to repot your houseplants? Cait from Portland Nursery will offer tips on how to tell when they’re ready to move to a bigger container, what size pot to use, and demonstrate repotting techniques so you can help your indoor buddies stretch out in comfort in their new homes.



Houseplants for the Black of Thumb
Sunday, January 14, 2018 • 1:00pm
Portland Nursery (Stark), Portland, OR


With Sean Gilman of Portland Nursery. Want to adopt some green home companions, but afraid of committing planticide? Worried that you’re just not a plant person, even though you want to be? Sean can help you get over the hurdle of the first successful houseplant, going over how to know which plants will survive in the conditions you have to offer. Basic care, site selection, simple troubleshooting, and recommended plants will be featured in this workshop.



Kokedama Workshop
Sunday, January 14, 2018 • 1:00pm-2:30pm
Portland Nursery (Division), Portland, OR


With Jess Fancon. Make your own kokedama with Jess from Portland Nursery. Kokedama roughly translates from Japanese to mean “moss ball,” which describes the technique of wrapping of the plant’s roots and soil in moss and artistically tying this bundle with wire or string. Either hung from a ceiling or shelf or set on a tray, kokedama is a beautiful and space saving way to display houseplants. Learn how to create one in this class and go home with tips on how to care for your new creation. $20 fee, payable at register day of class.



O-Shogatsu, Japanese New Year
Sunday, January 14, 2018 • Gardem Hours
Portland Japanese Garden, Portland, OR


On January 14, we invite you to celebrate O-Shogatsu at the Garden. Festivities will include an authentic tea ceremony, calligraphy demonstration, and koto harp performance. Take a stroll around the Garden where you will see kadomatsu affixed to the pillars. This small decorative display of pine branches and bamboo is where the toshigami (the god of incoming year) is said to manifest himself, serving as the intermediary through which good health and prosperity for the coming year will flow. Included with Garden Admission. www.japanesegarden.org

 
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