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Portland Nursery

August 2017

August 3-9, 2017

Portland Nursery Summer Houseplant Sale

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30% OFF Houseplants
30% OFF All Pots
30% OFF Indoor Bonsai
30% OFF Orchids
Free “Pot Up” with purchase of a Houseplant and Pot

Largest Selection at our Division location.

Both Locations • August 3 - 9 • Store Hours

veggiesWhat to do in the August Vegetable Garden

with Robyn Streeter of Your Backyard Farmer
Get the dirt on year-round vegetable growing in this monthly talk about vegetable gardening in the Pacific Northwest. This month Robyn will cover planting for fall and winter. We’ll discuss planting dates for specific veggies and how to prepare soil. In addition, learn about composting and some different composting systems.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • August 5 • 11:00-12:30pm
Click here to register for this class.

crownFlower Crowns

with Coco of Fawn Lily Farm
Come play with flowers and take home your own fabulous flower crowns! In this class, all the supplies you need to fashion one fresh floral crown and one dried floral crown will be provided. Let’s get crafty and learn about the lovely blooms of summer. Fresh crowns will feature dazzling dahlias, zinnias and sunflowers. Dried crowns will incorporate strawflower, feverfew, sage and more so you can enjoy the delights of summer all year round! Limit 10 participants. $10 class fee.

5050 SE STARK • Saturday • August 5 • 1:00pm
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houseplantHouseplant Basics

with Ann of Portland Nursery
Learn how to pick the right plant for different rooms in your home or office and get ideas for the best selection for your situation. Ann will explain low light vs. high light, watering and fertilizing tips, and how to troubleshoot common houseplant issues so you are more confident in greening up your indoor space.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • August 5 • 1:00-2:30pm
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mosaicsRepotting Houseplants: Tips and Demo

with Cait of Portland Nursery
Perplexed by how to tell when it’s time to repot your houseplants? Portland Nursery staff member Cait will offer tips on how to tell, what size pot to use and demonstrate repotting techniques so you can help your indoor buddies stretch out in comfort in their new homes.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • August 6 • 11:00-12:30pm
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bonsai-creatingBonsai Basics

with Steve Mulvaney of Portland Nursery
Living art. Harmony. Discipline. Just a few words to describe the ancient practice of Bonsai. Come learn the basics with Steve Mulvaney of Portland Nursery. Steve has been practicing Bonsai for the last decade. His expertise will guide you through basics and on your way to being a Bonsai gardener!

5050 SE STARK • Sunday • August 6 • 1:00pm
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fairygardenFairy Gardens

with Jess of Portland Nursery
Creating a miniature world fit for a fairy or two is a great way to get in touch with your creative, playful side. Jess will lead the group in this hands-on class and help you design, accessorize, and learn how to properly care for your enchanted world. Students of all ages are encouraged to bring items from their home or outdoors to incorporate into their fairy’s garden.

$30 fee, payable at register day of class, limited to 15 students. Bring gloves. Enjoy the Class!

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • August 6 • 1:00-2:30pm
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August 11-13, 2017

fuchsia168Fuchsia Society Show and Sale

Fuchsia Society Show and Sale.

5050 SE STARK • Fri.-Sun. • Aug. 11-13 • 10:00-4:00pm

fuchsia2Growing Fuchsias

with Sue Randall of the Oregon Fuchsia Society
Fuchsias can be a great addition to your garden as they not only give us beautiful, showy flowers but can also attract our hummingbird friends. Come learn from Sue’s experience about fuchsias, specifically: planting tips, growing requirements, water needs, hardy versus annual, and container versus ground.

5050 SE STARK • Saturday • August 12 • 1:00pm
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tropicalPatio Tropicals: The Other Houseplants

with Sean Gillman of Portland Nursery
Many of those plants that grow so well in California can be grown here too, it’s just that you have to grow them in pots with protection for part of the year. We will discuss how to grow Hibiscus, Bougainvillea, Citrus, Mandevilla, Tibouchina and many other sun-loving subtropical plants. Unlike most simple houseplants, many of these gems can grow lots of flowers much of the year.

5050 SE STARK • Sunday • August 13 • 11:00am
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grassesOrnamental Grasses

with Abigail Pierce of Groundswell PDX
Ornamental grasses bring year round interest to your garden with their delightful textures and movement. Different selections offer drought tolerance, beautiful seed heads and evergreen foliage, so there is a grass for every garden spot! Come join Abigail Pierce of Groundswell Garden Design to learn about different types of grasses, when to prune them, and how to ready them for winter.

5050 SE STARK • Sunday • August 13 • 1:00pm
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August 19-20, 2017

irisIris Society Sale

Iris Society Sale.

5050 SE STARK • Sat.-Sun. • Aug. 19-20 • 9:00-4:00pm

batsBats and the Urban Gardener

with Leslie Rodman-Jaramillo
What's happening with Oregon's bat populations? What kinds of bats are you likely to see near your garden at night, and how can you encourage them to swoop through your airspace (and eat your bugs)? Researcher Leslie will talk about ways the urban gardener can appreciate and support these nocturnal visitors. She’ll also provide information on how to build bat boxes and where they are appropriate to install.

5050 SE STARK • Saturday • August 19 • 1:00pm
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fernFerns

with Tee Yin of Pearson Nursery
Come and discover the many varieties of ferns and how they can add beauty and texture to your garden. This talk will be led by Tee Yin of Pearson Nursery, grower of native and specialty ferns. Learn a little bit of fern botany, the major fern families and which varieties may best flourish in your yard.

5050 SE STARK • Sunday • August 20 • 1:00pm
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August 26-27, 2017

raisedbedgardeningHands On Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening

with Tiffany Garner
Join Portland Nursery’s Tiffany Garner in a monthly series held right outside at our own raised vegetable beds. Dress for the weather & learn what to do with your own raised beds, when you should be doing it & the proper techniques so you can work smarter, not harder. From cold frames to compost & seeds to starts you will learn and grow alongside our fabulous vegetable gardener, Tiffany.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • August 26 • 11:00-12:30pm
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fruittreePlanning for Fruit Trees

with Bill Wilder of Portland Nursery
When people around you start harvesting their fruit trees, it’s easy to fantasize about having an edible Garden of Eden at our fingertips. With the right consideration, you can harvest fruit too! Join Bill Wilder of Portland Nursery to talk about how to grow and enjoy fruit trees. Choosing the right site, which trees to grow for your yard size, pruning, and general care will all be discussed.

5050 SE STARK • Saturday • August 26 • 1:00pm
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