, June 25-29, 2018

Exploring Watercolor
Wednesdays, June 13, 20 & 27, 2018 • 10:00am–12:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Series class: Three Wednesdays. Seeking more freedom in your watercolors? Want to paint a little more loosely? Learn all that and more in this class! Instructor Melissa Gannon will lead you on an exploration of color mixing, watercolor washes, and glazing techniques, as well as different methods for creating texture. With beautiful Leach Botanical Garden as inspiration, we’ll paint flowers, trees and a landscape. Bring supplies. Class will include a demo. Adult class suitable for all skill levels. 12 students maximum. Fee: $70 general/$65 Leach Garden Friend. Registration/Information: (click on “learn”) or contact JoAnn Vrilakas, Education Coordinator, 503-823-1671 or Location: Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97236.

Alluring Heucheras & Their Kin
Thursday, June 28, 2018 • 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30)
Leach Botanical Garden - Manor House

Presentation by Dan Heims, president of Terra Nova Nurseries. Heucheras are hot—the palette of foliage colors alone is amazing! Join Dan—the man who literally wrote the book on them—in this overview of how Heucheras and Heucherellas are used around the world. Magnificent green walls, surprising containers, and landscape uses will be featured. Learn how these multipurpose plants can be used to their best advantage. From the hottest new varieties like the Little Cuties, to the highly touted trailing Heucherella Falls Series, you’ll be wowed by these plants’ beauty and diversity. Dan has authored numerous articles, the humorous Garden Clerk’s Dictionary, and co-authored of Heucheras and Heucherellas with Grahame Ware. $15/person. To register go to (click on "learn") or call 503-823-1671. Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Avenue Portland, OR 97236.

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