Hosta Shade Gardening

Ferns & Friends: Successful Shade Gardening

Lacy ferns and bold hosta leaves are just the beginning of the shade garden plant pallet. Learn about some of our favorite shade annuals, perennials, and shrubs for low light conditions and ways to combine plant varieties using foliage, texture, and color for dramatic effects. If you are stumped by a shady patch in the garden, don’t miss this class!


Thursday, Aug 20


10:00 am


Live Stream


Dennis' 7 Dees Landscaping & Garden Centers

Instructor Nicole Forbes has lived and gardened in Portland for more than 20 years and started working for Dennis’ 7 Dees in the late 1990s. She has experience in nearly every retail garden center job position that exists, but she has found her niche in teaching gardening classes and hosting events like our annual Tomato Tasting Festival. 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.


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