, July 9-13, 2018

Silk Road
Sunday, July 1, 2018-Friday, August 31, 2018
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR

Discover the wonders of silk this July & August at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.

Honeybee Hike
Wednesday, July 11 & 18, 2018 • 10:00am-11:00am
Leach Botannical Garden, Portland, OR

Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine! Our wonderful guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. 2-5 years accompanied by an adult.

This year, hikes begin Wednesday February 7, 2018 and end December 12, 2018. Cost: $3.00 per child, non-walkers and adults free. Please bring exact change. Punch cards now available in the Gift Shop next to the Manor House: buy 5 hikes and get 6th one FREE! Please note: The Honeybee Hike meets and starts in the Upper Garden. Please park in the Claybourne parking lot - look for parking signage at corner of 122nd/Claybourne St. just south of Foster Rd.

Registration: This is not required unless you're a group of 10+ children/adults. These larger groups must preregister 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Leach Garden Education Coordinator, JoAnn Vrilakas, at email or call 503-823-1671.

Herb Colander
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 • 4:30pm(W,V)
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 • 4:30pm(S)
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 • 4:30pm(G)
Al’s Garden Center, Woodburn, Wilsonville(V), Sherwood, Gresham, OR

This charming project will surely make you smile. We will be planting delicious fragrant herbs in a colorful colander. You can choose to either turn it into a fun hanging basket, or let it stand free. This project serves many purposes. You will have your herbs to cook with, a fun conversation piece, and a lovely colander to use in the kitchen after your herbs have outgrown their container. Cost: $45, includes supplies, plants, expert instruction, local wine, and a light meal.

Sisters Garden Club 21st Annual Home & Garden Tour
“Quilts in the Garden”
Thursday, July 12, 2018 • 8:00am-4:00pm
Five Homes in Sisters, OR

Each year we offer this tour the Thursday before the Quilt Show in Sisters, OR. Five local homes open their gardens and some even open their homes for guest to explore our high desert gardens. The color of the quilts hanging in the pine trees highlights the beauty of the summer gardens. It has become a highlight of the Quilt Show with over 800 attendees. There is no other event like this! This is the Sisters Garden Club annual fund raiser and helps support our local gardens and grants. Our 80 plus members volunteer their time to make this event an absolute success every year.

Movies in the Garden
Thursdays, July 12, 2018–August 31, 2018 • Dusk
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Join us for Movies in the Garden presented by Willamette Valley Pie Company every
Thursday, July 12th – August 31st!

Doors will open at 7pm, and the show will begin at dusk on the beautiful Garden Green, in the heart of The Oregon Garden. It’s also a great opportunity to catch a sunset in the Garden! Parking will be available in the lower parking lot, across from the Pavilion. Please, no outside food or drink.

Schedule of movies:
July 12: NeverEnding Story (PG); July 19: Sleepless In Seattle (PG); July 26: Footloose (PG); August 2: Top Gun (PG); August 9: Pitch Perfect (PG-13); August 16: ET (PG); August 23: Karate Kid (PG); August 30: Ice Age (PG).

Marion County Fair
July 12-15, 2018
Salem Fairgrounds, Salem, OR

Proudly working with Garten Services. Come see the Zero Waste Event at the Fair. By the red brick horse barn.

Art in the Garden
July 13, 2018 – September 30, 2018
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Join us for Art in the Garden, which features stunning art installations in the Garden throughout the summer!

Growing Gardeners
Friday & Saturday, July 13 & 14, 2018
Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

The Oregon Master Gardener Association conference, Growing Gardeners is July 13 -14th at Linfield College in McMinnville. The conference is open to the public. A range of topics, includes the impact of climate change for gardeners, role of gardening in environmental sustainability and public health, orchid growing, garden bees, and rain gardens among many others. Registration is open and starts at $96 for the two-day conference with extra costs for breakfasts, banquet, tours and workshops. You can go to just one day for a reduced price. Dorm housing is available on campus. For more information, see the OMGA website.

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