Fall Hours

9:00am-6:00pm Daily

5050 SE Stark • 503-231-5050

9000 SE Division • 503-788-9000

Retail only - no online sales

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Portland Nursery


Little Boxes Friday & Small Business Saturday

Friday - Sunday • November 27 – November 29, 2015

Join us for Little Boxes on Friday and Small Business Saturday along with a weekend full of classes and inspiration from our magical holiday ornaments and décor.

And don't forget to pick up a Poinsettia that you can return to us 'Dead or Alive' in January for a $5 credit.


Little Boxes is a city-wide shopping event and prize raffle on Black Friday and Small Business Saturday (November 27-28). Enter the raffle by going to any Little Boxes participant. Prizes include a travel package, an iPad, shopping sprees, hotel packages, restaurant gift certificates and TONS more goodies!

Make a purchase during the event and earn bonus raffle entries. With each purchase you’ll get a stamp on your passport or App. Collect four stamps and you get 15 extra entries in the raffle. Eight stamps and you get another 20 extra entries. 12 or more stamps and you get an additional 30 raffle entries!

When you make a purchase at one Little Box, show your passport or iPhone to the next Little Box and you’ll unlock a 10% discount*.

Read the full descriptions, get a list of all participants and a map of locations by CLICKING HERE.


Get your Greens! You'll find…

  • Fresh Wreaths & Garland
  • Mistletoe
  • Conifers and Winter Flowers to spruce up winter containers
  • Terrariums & Fairy Garden supplies
  • Poinsettias & Amaryllis
  • Gifts for Gardeners
  • Cut Greens & Flowers
  • Supplies to craft your own centerpieces & wreaths
  • Orchids
  • Great selection of indoor pottery

Start a new tradition by gathering with friends and family to hand make wreaths for your home or to gift to another. We will provide the materials, space and instruction – you bring a group between 5-10, gloves and pruners if you have them and leave the clean-up to us.

Materials fee of $30 payable to the cashier before class.
Please bring gloves and pruners if you have them.
Limited to 12 students.

Schedule Your Own Wreath Making Party at 9000 SE Division

Any day, December 1-20, 2015 between 9:30 – 3:00pm
Call 503-788-9000, Nels or Terrie, to schedule your party.

Schedule Your Own Wreath Making Party at 5050 SE Stark

Any day, December 1-20, 2015 between 9:30 – 3:00pm
Call 503-231-5050 to schedule your party.

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holidayswagSeasonal Center Pieces

with Cody Phillips
Create your own fresh and beautiful seasonal centerpiece for the holidays with Cody Phillips of Portland Nursery. She will guide you through the process of making a table centerpieces that is unique to you and guaranteed to bring cheer into your home! All materials are included in the class fee. Feel free to bring your own special decorative elements to add to your centerpiece.

Cost: $30 (pay at register on day of class). Bring gloves and pruners. Limited to 12.

9000 SE DIVISION • Saturday • November 28 • 1:00-2:30pm
Click here to register for this class.

paperwhitesBrilliant Fragrant Paperwhites

with Megan Porter of Portland Nursery
Forcing paperwhites is an easy way to add life and fragrance to your home around the holidays! These lovely flowers can be rustic or elegant, depending how you deploy them. Bring your 6” diameter watertight vessel (or come early and buy one) and we will pot up some bulbs to grow through the winter in your home. Think wide mouth glass jars and/or bowls, glass or ceramic. Three bulbs will be provided and they fit in a vessel with a 6” diameter. Bring in more than one container if diameters are smaller. $10 materials fee.

5050 SE STARK • Saturday • November 28 • 1:00pm
Click here to register for this class.

wintergardenEnjoying the Winter Garden

with Paul Taylor, OCNP
When you hear Winter Garden do you think, “huh?...” Come hear Paul Taylor, OCNP talk on Sunday November 29th from 1:00-2:00pm and you'll think “Ah-ha!” instead. Local garden designer Paul Taylor will talk about some important aspects of the garden in winter. He'll give you ideas to think about and use in your own garden whether you have a patio garden or an acre.

Seats are limited to 30 only, so sign up today on our website.

9000 SE DIVISION • Sunday • November 29 • 1:00-2:30pm
Click here to register for this class.

birdBackyard Arthropods and Birds

with Marion Dresner of PSU
Gardening with native plants is thought to help maintain biodiversity in our city. Under what circumstances do native plants in your garden help support insects and other arthropods. Can this be linked to greater bird abundance? Join Marion Dresner and students from PSU to learn about their study of garden plants and arthropods and have an opportunity to participate in citizen science!

5050 SE STARK • Sunday • November 29 • 1:00pm
Click here to register for this class.