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.  


Make Your Own Succulent Diffuser

  • Date:July 27, 2019
  • Location: Bridgeport Village

Make a beautiful succulent essential oil diffuser and love your succulents even more! Choose, plant, and accessorize a succulent in the container of your choice while learning about the basics of essential oils and how they can help you lead healthier, happier lives. Then transform your planting into a living diffuser with essential oils to boost the health of your indoor plants. Learn how to keep your new creation happy and how to maximize the wellness benefits of both the succulents and the essential oils. Not only will your new succulent diffuser be charming living decor, it will also be a refreshing, clean, and healthy addition to your home or workplace. $15 class fee; pre-registration required.

Event Info

Date: July 27, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Bridgeport Village


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.