Events, Classes & Workshops

Grow your gardening knowledge & skills with Dennis’ 7 Dees! View free classes, hands-on workshops and seasonal events coming up this month. Check back for monthly updates and new postings!

Garden Classes & Workshops

Grow your gardening knowledge with Dennis’ 7 Dees! Our five garden centers in SE Portland, Lake Oswego, Cedar Hills, Seaside, and Bethany, OR offer free seminars and hands-on workshops every week throughout the year to help you succeed in your garden. Whether you’re first trying out your green thumb or are a seasoned gardener, our classes and events will give you lots of great ideas and unique ways to express your creativity.

At Dennis’ 7 Dees, we have a passion for plants, and we want to share it with our friendly neighbors and communities. From learning how to care for roses to growing your own edible garden and everything in between, you’re sure to find something fun and educational for you and your family.

Check back regularly for new events and schedule updates at Dennis’ 7 Dees Garden Centers in SE Portland, Lake Oswego, Cedar HillsSeaside, and Bethany. We look forward to growing with you.  

Jan
18

Sip & Craft - Mounted Indoor Plants

  • Date:January 18, 2018
  • Location: Cedar Hills Lake Oswego

Create something beautiful in an informal and relaxed setting that can be used as home décor or given as a thoughtful gift. This hand’s-on workshop teaches how to mount and grow a Staghorn fern or other plant on wood with moss. Bring a friend or come alone for an evening of craft and fun. $35 materials fee to make one completed project includes a complimentary beverage. Pre-registration is required.

Event Info

Date: January 18, 2018
Time: 5-7pm
Location: Cedar Hills

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Date: January 18, 2018
Time: 5-7pm
Location: Lake Oswego

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Jan
20

Houseplants for Health & Wellness

  • Date:January 20, 2018
  • Location: Cedar Hills Lake Oswego

Start the New Year off with a new, stylish indoor plant to revitalize your home. Benefit from cleaner air, increased productivity and improve your mood with plants! We will show and tell about many popular houseplants featured by current design and idea websites online. Learn which plants will work well in your home and how to keep them looking their best. Free class; pre-registration is required.

Event Info

Date: January 20, 2018
Time: 10am
Location: Cedar Hills

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Date: January 20, 2018
Time: 1pm
Location: Lake Oswego

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Meet Instructor Nicole Forbes

Nicole has lived & gardened in Portland for more than 20 years and started working for Dennis Seven Dees in the late 1990s. She has experience in nearly every retail garden center job position that exists but has found her niche in teaching gardening classes and hosting events like our Annual Tomato Tasting. Nicole's love of plants and people is evident in her fun and energetic teaching style. She also writes many of our blog articles and helps with employee training at the garden centers.