Exhibitions, garden tours and workshops to add to your summer calendars

Events are free unless otherwise stated. Please email schedule submissions at least two weeks in advance to events@oregonian.com.


Gifts from Japan: a horticultural story told through botanical art: From 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to Monday until July 4. Explore a selection of botanical illustrations from libraries, museums, gardens, and guest artists across Japan. Included with admission to the garden ($19.95 per adult); Portland Japanese Garden, 611 SW Kingston Ave.; jardinjaponais.org

Mountain Rose Herbs Sunday Appendix Series: 1-3 p.m. Sunday through July. Learn from plant-conscious teachers, businesses, and locals about herbalism, healthy living, and more. The scalable cost/donation varies; Mountain Rose Herbs Business Annex, 152 W. Fifth Ave., Eugene; mountainroseherbsmercantile.com

Forest Grove 150th Anniversary Open House and Garden Open Series: July 17 and August 13. Discover a series of home and garden tours in and around Forest Grove. $10 per event includes a drink and a snack; the precise addresses are provided after registration on fhfg.org or 503-992-1280.

Art in the garden: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until September 3. Local artists will showcase handcrafted pieces throughout the 80-acre botanical garden. Free with entry to the garden ($12 per adult); The Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St., Silverton; oregongarden.org

Grow Your Own Products Workshop Series: (online via Zoom) from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month until November 10. Permaculture expert Marisha Auerbach helps you learn how to maximize your yield with a monthly overview of key garden activities. $100 for a series of five classes or $25 per class; permaculturerise.com

Harvest and Design Workshop Series: 10 am on the second Saturday of the month until November. Take a monthly guided flower farm tour and learn about the plants you will harvest for your arrangement that day. $85 per workshop; Charles Little and Company, 34573 Seavey Loop Road, Eugene; charleslittleandcompany.com

Little Sprouts On-The-Go Class Kits: (online instruction) Every month until December. Children will learn a variety of seasonal garden topics through these hands-on activities. $10 registration required; Garland Nursery, 5470 NE Highway 20, Corvallis; garlandnursery.com541-753-6601 or 800-296-6601

Portland Dahlia Society Monthly Meeting: 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month until December. Participate in a monthly discussion on seasonal topics. Oaks Park Dance Pavilion, 7805 SE Oaks Park Way; portlanddahlia.com

Tualatin Valley Beekeepers Association Meetings: Online via Zoom until further notice; 6-8 p.m. the last Tuesday of the month; tvbabees.org or email tualatinvalleybeekeepers@gmail.com


Summer pruning for fall flowers: 9:30-11:30 Learn how to extend the blooming season of your clematis with summer pruning. $25; Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher Farm, 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn; rogersonclematiscollection.org

Lavender: baguettes and more: 10am-11am Use fresh cut lavender to weave fragrant wands and explore other uses including decorative, household and culinary applications. $30; Blooming Junction Garden Center and Farm Market, 35105 NW Zion Church Road, Cornelius; bloomingjunction.com


Vinegar workshop: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on July 14 and 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on July 16. Learn about vinegar-making techniques on a 32-acre organic farm on Sauvie Island. The scalable cost/donation varies; Wapato Island Farm, 15115 NW Gillihan Road; wapatoislandfarm.com


Lavender Wreath Class: 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Use lavender and materials from the farm and receive instructions on how to make a six-inch ($35) or 10-inch ($40) wreath to take home. Blooming Junction Garden Center and Farm Market, 35105 NW Zion Church Road, Cornelius; bloomingjunction.com


Open garden – Invertebrates, fauna and us! : 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Enjoy garden tours, bee nesting stations, educational exhibits, hands-on activities and more. WCMGA (Washington County Master Gardener Association) Education Garden at PCC Rock Creek, 17705 NW Springville Road; washingtoncountymastergardeners.org


Portland Rose Society Mini Rose Show: 12pm-4pm; $12; Pittock Mansion, 3229 NW Pittock Drive; portlandrosesociety.org, royalrosarians.com


Salem Hardy Plant Society Fall Plant Sale: 9:00am-3:00pm Browse the show gardens, a selection of garden art and plants for sale. Sebright Gardens, 7185 Lakeside Drive NE, Salem; salemhardyplantsociety.org

–Corey Sheldon

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