Gardening Events Around the Pacific Northwest

In addition to the events listed below check out the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon's events page here and Pacific Horticulture's events list here.

September 2016
HPSO After Hours: "Pomarius Nursery"
Thu Sep 8, 2016 5:00 PM
Pomarius Nursery, Portland, Oregon

Tamara Paulat and friends, Garden Blogging as a Tool
Sunday, Sept 11 at 1:00 pm at Joy Creek Nursery
Join Joy Creek Nursery employee Tamara Paulat on an exploration of how garden blogging can be used as a tool to build garden communities. Through her personal garden blog, Chickadee Gardens, she has created lasting friendships that have significantly expanded her knowledge of horticulture and photography. This two hour class and discussion will include other local garden bloggers ready and willing to share tips, stories and answer questions. This includes Amy Campion of The World’s Best Gardening Blog and Loree Bohl of danger garden fame. This part of the world is blessed with an abundance of wonderful plant people, plant material, and gardens; blogging is a way to connect all three elements in a meaningful way. Free and open to the public.

HPSO Fall PlantFest and program with Richie Steffen
Sat Sep 17, 2016
10:00 am lecture, 11:00 am plant shopping
PCC Rock Creek Campus, 17705 NW Springville Rd, Portland, Oregon

October 2016
Gen(i)us Program: "Trees for Northwest Gardens" with Sean Hogan
Sun Oct 2, 2016 3:00 PM
Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, Oregon

HPSO After Hours: "Little Prince of Oregon"
Sun Oct 2, 2016 3:00 PM
Little Prince of Oregon Nursery, Aurora, Oregon

Pacific Horticulture's Summit 2016
October 15-16, 2016
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, Santa Rosa, California

HPSO Annual Meeting with guest speaker, Andrea Wulf
Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:00 PM
PCC Sylvania Campus, Portland, OR

November 2016
Gen(i)us Program: "Daphne, Osmanthus, & Vaccinium" with with Roger Gossler
Sun Nov 6, 2016 3:00 PM
Multnomah Arts Center, Portland, Oregon


  1. April 28-29th, 2012 is the Audubon Society Native Plant Sale!

  2. April 11, 2015, Gardenpalooza at Fir Point farms, Dancing Oaks and others will be there.

    April 11 & 12, 2015, Audubon Portland native plant sale.

  3. April 30, Multnomah County Master Gardeners' Incredible Edibles Plant Sale
    10 am - 4 pm, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1624 NE Hancock St., Portland


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