Garden Seminars & Events

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Get Crafty with Pumpkins (using succulents & natural materials)

Celebrate Autumn with crafts! We will demonstrate how to use natural materials including succulents to dress up your un-cut pumpkins to add long-lasting beauty to your holiday decorations. Brows our selection of fall color and seasonal items to welcome you & your guests to your home. All ages welcome! $5/person; pre-registration required.

When:
October 25, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Location:
Cedar Hills Garden Center
10455 SW Butner Rd
Portland, Oregon 97225
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Get Crafty with Pumpkins (using succulents & natural materials)

Celebrate Autumn with crafts! We will demonstrate how to use natural materials including succulents to dress up your un-cut pumpkins to add long-lasting beauty to your holiday decorations. Brows our selection of fall color and seasonal items to welcome you & your guests to your home. All ages welcome! $5/person; pre-registration required.

When:
October 25, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location:
Lake Oswego Garden Center
1090 McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
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Get Crafty with Pumpkins (using succulents & natural materials)

Celebrate Autumn with crafts! We will demonstrate how to use natural materials including succulents to dress up your un-cut pumpkins to add long-lasting beauty to your holiday decorations. Brows our selection of fall color and seasonal items to welcome you & your guests to your home. All ages welcome! $5/person; pre-registration required.

When:
October 25, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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October Kid's Club: How cover crops & scarecrows help farmers

Learn what cover crops are, discuss some choices available & how they grow. Each child will take home a 1/4 lb of cover crop seed to plant at home. We'll also share stories of what grew in our gardens this year while we make a scarecrow for fall display at the garden center. $5 Pre-registration is required.

When:
October 26, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location:
Cedar Hills Garden Center
10455 SW Butner Rd
Portland, Oregon 97225
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October Kid's Club: How cover crops & scarecrows help farmers

Learn what cover crops are, discuss some choices available & how they grow. Each child will take home a 1/4 lb of cover crop seed to plant at home. We'll also share stories of what grew in our gardens this year while we make a scarecrow for fall display at the garden center. $5 Pre-registration is required.

When:
October 26, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location:
Seaside Garden Center
84794 Highway 101
Seaside, Oregon 97138
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6th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Craft Fair

Get a head-start on holiday shopping while shopping from 30+ local craftsmen, artists & food vendors for hand-crafted gifts for your home, garden, friends & family. Join us as we kick-off the holiday season & support a fantastic community group: proceeds benefit the 62nd Avenue Community Garden http://62ndgarden.wordpress.com/. This event is free!

When:
November 1, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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6th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Craft Fair

Get a head-start on holiday shopping while shopping from 30+ local craftsmen, artists & food vendors for hand-crafted gifts for your home, garden, friends & family. Join us as we kick-off the holiday season & support a fantastic community group: proceeds benefit the Rogerson Clematis Collection http://www.rogersonclematiscollection.org/

When:
November 2, 2014 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Location:
Lake Oswego Garden Center
1090 McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
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Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterfliese

Discover what plants are essential for wild bird food, larval plants & nectar plants for butterflies and plants that provide shelter at various times of the year. Find out how to attract more life to your yard & how to get certified as back yard habitat by The Audubon Society or National Wildlife federation. $5/person; pre-registration required.

When:
November 8, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Location:
Cedar Hills Garden Center
10455 SW Butner Rd
Portland, Oregon 97225
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Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies

Discover what plants are essential for wild bird food, larval plants & nectar plants for butterflies and plants that provide shelter at various times of the year. Find out how to attract more life to your yard & how to get certified as back yard habitat by The Audubon Society or National Wildlife federation. $5/person; pre-registration required.

When:
November 8, 2014 from 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Location:
Lake Oswego Garden Center
1090 McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
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Michael Allen Harrison Concert - SE Powell only

Come enjoy a free concert from one of Portland's very own stars! Michael Allen Harrison's classical-contemporary style carves a distinct niche of timeless music that has connected with so many during his two and a half decade career. This event is free!

When:
November 8, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies

Discover what plants are essential for wild bird food, larval plants & nectar plants for butterflies and plants that provide shelter at various times of the year. Find out how to attract more life to your yard & how to get certified as back yard habitat by The Audubon Society or National Wildlife federation. $5/person; pre-registration required.

When:
November 8, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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November Kid's club - Let's feed the birds

Just like adults, kids love to watch birds that visit our gardens. We will talk about the different things that birds eat, what role they play in nature, and how to attract more birds to your yard. Each child will make a natural bird feeder to take home. $5 Pre-registration is required.

When:
November 12, 2014 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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Bonsai for Beginners

Learn the basics of bonsai and create one for yourself (or for someone special). We will learn to root-prune & pot-up an outdoor bonsai suitable for beginners and discuss care, maintenance and training techniques. Indoor bonsai plant selection available but may be limited. Pre-registration required; $20 fee applies towards materials for workshop.

When:
November 15, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Location:
Cedar Hills Garden Center
10455 SW Butner Rd
Portland, Oregon 97225
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Bonsai for Beginners

Learn the basics of bonsai and create one for yourself (or for someone special). We will learn to root-prune & pot-up an outdoor bonsai suitable for beginners and discuss care, maintenance and training techniques. Indoor bonsai plant selection available but may be limited. Pre-registration required; $20 fee applies towards materials for workshop.

When:
November 15, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location:
Lake Oswego Garden Center
1090 McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
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Bonsai for Beginners

Learn the basics of bonsai and create one for yourself (or for someone special). We will learn to root-prune & pot-up an outdoor bonsai suitable for beginners and discuss care, maintenance and training techniques. Indoor bonsai plant selection available but may be limited. Pre-registration required; $20 fee applies towards materials for workshop.

When:
November 15, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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November Kid's club - Let's feed the birds

Just like adults, kids love to watch birds that visit our gardens. We will talk about the different things that birds eat, what role they play in nature, and how to attract more birds to your yard. Each child will make a natural bird feeder to take home. $5 Pre-registration is required.

When:
November 16, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location:
Lake Oswego Garden Center
1090 McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
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November Kid's club - Let's feed the birds

Just like adults, kids love to watch birds that visit our gardens. We will talk about the different things that birds eat, what role they play in nature, and how to attract more birds to your yard. Each child will make a natural bird feeder to take home. $5 Pre-registration is required.

When:
November 16, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location:
Cedar Hills Garden Center
10455 SW Butner Rd
Portland, Oregon 97225
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November Kid's club - Let's feed the birds

Just like adults, kids love to watch birds that visit our gardens. We will talk about the different things that birds eat, what role they play in nature, and how to attract more birds to your yard. Each child will make a natural bird feeder to take home. $5 Pre-registration is required.

When:
November 16, 2014 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Location:
Seaside Garden Center
84794 Highway 101
Seaside, Oregon 97138
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Go Native: Fall in Love with Plants from the PNW

Come learn about the various needs and conditions of many of our best-loved natives & find out the ones most suited to your landscape style & growing conditions. We will discuss bio-swales, rain gardens, xeriscaping & drought tolerance. $5 Pre-registration required; class attendees get a coupon to save $5 off a $25 purchase.

When:
November 22, 2014 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Location:
Cedar Hills Garden Center
10455 SW Butner Rd
Portland, Oregon 97225
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Go Native: Fall in Love with Plants from the PNW

Come learn about the various needs and conditions of many of our best-loved natives & find out the ones most suited to your landscape style & growing conditions. We will discuss bio-swales, rain gardens, xeriscaping & drought tolerance. $5 Pre-registration required; class attendees get a coupon to save $5 off a $25 purchase.

When:
November 22, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Location:
Lake Oswego Garden Center
1090 McVey Avenue
Lake Oswego, Oregon 97034
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Go Native: Fall in Love with Plants from the PNW

Come learn about the various needs and conditions of many of our best-loved natives & find out the ones most suited to your landscape style & growing conditions. We will discuss bio-swales, rain gardens, xeriscaping & drought tolerance. $5 Pre-registration required; class attendees get a coupon to save $5 off a $25 purchase.

When:
November 22, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Location:
SE Powell Garden Center
6025 SE Powell Blvd
Portland, Oregon 97206
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