EVENTS CALENDAR
Saturday,
May 26, 2018



Memorial Weekend
Saturday-Monday, May 26-28, 2018
Adelman Peony Gardens, Salem, OR


Special prices on cut flowers to help you honor those who have fought for our country and family members who are no longer with us. www.peonyparadise.com

Schreiner’s Iris Gardens Bloom Season 2018
May 11 – May 31, 2018 • 9:00am-6:00pm
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, OR


Tour Schreiner's Iris Gardens’ 10-acre display gardens filled with over 500 named Irises. Shop unique gifts in the Gift Shop on site, featuring an exciting mix of reasonably priced home and garden accents, Iris-themed gifts, glassware, t-shirts and handcrafted artwork, as well as gardening tools and accessories. Shop a selection of potted spring flowers and companion plants to complement your Iris garden and place an order for Iris to ship this summer. View hundreds of Irises on display in the Schreiner's Cut Flower Show. Fresh-cut Irises are available for purchase every day, weather permitting. The gardens are free and open to the public. Parking is $5 per car. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Rd NE, Salem, Oregon, 97303. www.schreinersgardens.com

Botanical Printing
Saturday, May 26, 2018 • 9:00am–4:00pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR


Botanical printing uses historical methods to capture colors, textures, and shapes found in nature – resulting in stunning plant portraits on fabric. Leaves are layered onto natural fabrics, tightly bundled, then steamed or boiled. This environmentally gentle process permanently transfers botanical pigments without synthetic dyes, inks or paints. Anna Zell, textile artist, designer and pattern-maker, will lead you step by step through the eco-printing process. You’ll take home your own eco-printed silk noil and either crepe de chine or charmeuse silk scarf, along with the knowledge necessary to make more, for yourself or as spectacular gifts for others. (See Anna’s work at www.facebook.com/annazelldesigns). Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236. Location: Manor House and East Terrace. $125/person includes all silk fabric and dyeing supplies, along with a take-home kit. Pre-registration required.



Spring Fever Open House
Saturday-Monday, May 26-28, 2018 • 10:00am-5:00pm
Cascade Nursery Trail Nurseries, between Aurora & Salem, OR


Three day extravaganza of garden touring, plant sales and special events at our 6th annual open house, perfectly timed for peak garden photo ops! Feel the fever of plant lust and the thrill of finding those alluring beauties as you fill your wagon at each stop…pausing for munchies or libation and some sage gardening advice from your nursery hosts before heading to your next trail destination. Come out for a day in the country, meet the owners and find plants you may not see anywhere else. We will all be open Saturday, Sunday and Monday so you 'll have time to get to ALL the CNT Nurseries! www.cascadenurserytrail.com



Artist Fair & Memorial Day Weekend Events
Saturday-Monday, May 26-28, 2018 • 10:00am-6:00pm
Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, Salem, OR


Celebrate the holiday weekend with amazing art, excellent wine, artisan liqueurs, and gorgeous flowers! Artists from around the valley will join us in the gardens to display and sell their works of art. Many of these artists have been painting in the Display Gardens for years; all will have Iris-themed work on display and for sale. Grab a glass of wine or a sip of liqueur and browse the amazing art among the Irises. Artists are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, most stay through Monday.
Saturday thru Monday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Spiritopia Craft Spirits of Corvallis, Oregon (www.spiritopia.com), will offer tastings of their fine liqueurs. Tantalize your taste buds with their premium artisan liqueurs and purchase your favorites to take home. Also Saturday thru Monday, Noon to 5:00 p.m., Methven Family Vineyards of Dayton, Oregon (methvenfamilyvineyards.com) will offer tastings of their incomparable Willamette Valley wines. Saturday, 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., check out our live How to Dig & Divide Iris Demonstration. We will discuss and review the proper time and technique for digging and separating Iris. It’s easier than you think! Bring your questions and learn tips from the experts. Free demonstration, open to all. Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., The Language of Flowers, a presentation by local antique expert Lisa Hand of Wild Horse Antiques. Victorian & Edwardian Language of the Flowers Tradition, Remembrance, Sentiment and Beauty communicated through the elegance of living blooms. Also Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m., join the Tussie Mussie Floral Bouquet Workshop - a whole conversation you can hold in your hand.

The gardens are free and open to the public. Wine and liqueur tasting are available for a nominal fee. Parking is $5 per car. Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Rd NE, Salem, Oregon, 97303. www.schreinersgardens.com



2018 Inviting Vines Garden Tour
Saturday, May 26, 2018 • 11:00am-4:00pm
Rogerson’s Clematis Garden, West Linn, OR


Please join us for our Inviting Vines Garden Tour with events to celebrate our eleventh annual tour. In addition to the Rogerson Clematis Garden there will be four private gardens for you to visit.

We’ve added two very special events to our garden tour this year. For special event ticket holders the day begins with “Breakfast with Lucy Hardiman” at 9:00am. Enjoy a light breakfast in the milking parlor of the barn at Luscher Farm, while Lucy shares the historical research and plant selection for the Heirloom Garden and beyond with her presention "Breaking Ground: The Rogerson Clematis Garden from Research to Reality”. After her talk, follow Lucy for an exclusive tour of the Heirloom Garden with its original plant list in hand.

New this year, in the afternoon special event ticket holders may also join the Collection's curator Linda Beutler, for tea and her presentation: “Clematis Unbound: Planting the Heirloom Garden's Clematis” followed by a private tour of the Heirloom Garden with Linda. Both will continue where Mike Darcy left us last year with the City of Lake Oswego’s agreement to house Brewster’s collection. Our special ticket holders will move through the design of the Heirloom Garden and the selection of companion and heirloom plants around the farmhouse. This will be a great opportunity to share the garden with friends, and maybe take an heirloom clematis home with you by purchasing raffle tickets to win our garden baskets.

Private gardens open 11:00am-4:00pm. Extra Events: Breakfast with Lucy Hardiman & Afternoon Tea with Linda Beutler.
Breakfast at 9:00am-10:30am with Lucy Hardiman; Tea at 2:00pm to 3:00pm with Linda Beutler. The Rogerson Clematis Garden is located at Luscher Farm: 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR 97068. www.rogersonclematiscollection.org/invitingvines2018/

 
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