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.  

Aug
26

Plants that Make Scents

  • Date:August 26, 2017
  • Location: Cedar Hills Lake Oswego SE Portland

Adding fragrant plants to gardens is a popular and easy way to get more enjoyment from our natural surroundings. Jasmine, gardenia and roses are a few of the most aromatic plants we can grow in the Portland area but the list doesn’t end there… come learn what plant combinations will have your garden smelling amazing throughout the seasons.

Event Info

Date: August 26, 2017
Time: 10am
Location: Cedar Hills

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Date: August 26, 2017
Time: 1pm
Location: Lake Oswego

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Date: August 26, 2017
Time: 3pm
Location: SE Portland

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Sep
09

Tomato Tasting Festival

  • Date:September 9, 2017
  • Location: Lake Oswego Cedar Hills

Calling all tomato lovers! Sample over 50 varieties including heirlooms. Taste the flavor of harvest time and make plans for next year's tomato planting. Sample new, heirloom & unusual varieties and vote for your favorites!

Event Info

Date: September 9, 2017
Time: 10am-2pm
Location: Lake Oswego

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Date: September 10, 2017
Time: 10am-2pm
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.