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 three garden centers in Lake Oswego, Cedar Hills, and Seaside, 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 Lake Oswego, Cedar Hills, and Seaside. We look forward to growing with you.  

Oct
06

Fall Pruning Clinic

  • Date:October 6, 2018
  • Location: Cedar Hills Lake Oswego

Come learn the ins and outs of pruning from the experts. Our class will cover topics including basic pruning tools, dormant pruning perennials, proper times to prune common landscape plants and how to open up or thin a Japanese maple to turn it from an ordinary bush into a priceless specimen.

Event Info

Date: October 6, 2018
Time: 10am
Location: Cedar Hills

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Date: October 6, 2018
Time: 1pm
Location: Lake Oswego

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Oct
20

Sedum Pumpkin Workshop

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

This hand’s-on workshop teaches how to use natural materials including succulents to dress up pumpkins to add a touch of craft to your holiday decorations. Browse our selection of fall color and seasonal items available to welcome you and your guests to your home. All ages welcome! $35 class fee includes all materials needed for a finished project (including pumpkin); Pre-registration is required.

Event Info

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

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

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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.