Plant sales, tours and workshops to add to your gardening calendar

Events are free unless noted. Please email calendar submissions at least two weeks in advance to [email protected]

ONGOING

Yamhill County Master Gardener Plant Sale: Purchase vegetables, annuals and perennials online only at ycmgaplantsale.com. Scheduled pickup through May 15 at Yamhill County Fairgrounds; ycmga.org or 503-434-7517

Bumble Bee Hike: 10:30 am Fridays through May 20. Toddlers can look for wildlife, listen to the wind and creek, smell plants and flowers, and touch the trees and leaves. Register at leachgarden.org; Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave.

Royal Rosarian Rose Garden Contest: Open to all rose growers within 20 miles of Pioneer Courthouse Square, this contest requires that completed applications be postmarked or emailed no later than May 27. For more information and to download the application packet, visit royalrosarians.com.

Leach Botanical Garden Tour: 1:30 pm Fridays and Sundays, 10:30 am Saturdays through May. Learn about the garden’s history, heritage trees, seasonal plants, habitat restoration and more. Register at leachgarden.org; Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 SE 122nd Ave.

Iris Bloom Season: 9 am-6 pm through May. Stroll the 10-acre garden and take in a display of more than 500 variations of irises, plus perennials such as lupine, allium, Icelandic poppies and delphinium. $ 5 tickets or $ 30 season passes must be purchased at schreinersgardens.com; Schreiner’s Iris Gardens, 3625 Quinaby Road NE, Salem

Adelman Peony Gardens open house: 9 am-6 pm through June 15. Walk 25 acres of production fields or stroll through two acres of display gardens. Adelman Peony Gardens, 5690 Brooklake Road NE, Salem; peonyparadise.com

Spring Into Action, Free Webinars to Learn: Various dates and times through June. Discover methods to save time, money and energy on a garden, property or community. From naturescaping to creating an edible landscape, workshops taught by experts from the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District demonstrate ways to benefit people, water and wildlife at emswcd.org.

Grow Your Own Produce, The Workshop Series: (online via Zoom) 7-9 pm second Thursday of the month through Nov. 10. Permaculture expert Marisha Auerbach helps you learn to maximize your yield with a monthly overview of key garden activities. $ 100 for a five-class series or $ 25 per class; permaculturerising.com

Harvest & Design Workshop Series: 10 am second Saturday of the month through November. Take a monthly guided tour of a flower farm and learn about the plants you will harvest for your arrangement that day. $ 85 per workshop or $ 445 for the seven-class package; Charles Little and Company, 34573 Seavey Loop Road, Eugene; charleslittleandcompany.com

Portland Dahlia Society monthly meeting: 7 pm second Tuesday of the month through December. Take part in a monthly discussion of 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 pm last Tuesday of the month; tvbabees.org or email [email protected]

SATURDAY, MAY 14

Robin Hood Garden Club Plant Sale: 8 am-noon. Choose from a selection of perennials, annuals and more. Sherwood Regional Family YMCA, 23000 SW Pacific Highway; facebook.com/RobinHoodGardenClub

Oregon Fuchsia Society Plant Sale: 9 am until all plants are sold; Belmont St. Tran’s Auto Services, 4810 SE

Gathering in the Garden: Celebration of music, spring and gardening. 10 am-2 pm Shop for organic tomato starts, landscaping plants, perennials, shrubs, garden tools, accessories, art and more. Eastmoreland Garden, Southeast 27th Avenue and Bybee Boulevard; eastmorelandpdx.org

MONDAY, MAY 16

“Private Gardens of the Pacific Northwest” lecture & book signing: 6-7 pm Join author Brian Coleman as he talks about his book and visits to 20 private gardens. Pittock Mansion, 3229 NW Pittock Drive; pittockmansion.org

FRIDAY, MAY 20

Not Weeds-Northwest Roadside Wildflowers webinar: (online via Zoom) 4 pm Join photographer, speaker and writer Mark Turner to learn how Northwest roadsides can spring to life with wildflowers. Register at us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_xcnsbdzVSimqmirkJFIzzA; pnwflowers.com, naturescaping.org

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Portland Chrysanthemum Society Plant Sale: 8 am-7 pm Saturday and 8 am-6 pm Sunday, May 21-22. Find starts of choice exhibition and garden varieties. Portland Nursery, 9000 SE Division St .; email [email protected] or visit Facebook.com/PortlandChrysanthemumSociety

Scappoose Garden Club Plant Sale: 9 am-2 pm; Scappoose Middle School, 52265 Lower Columbia River Highway

Mini-habitat Tabletop Garden Workshop: 9: 30-10: 30 am Join local artist Weina Dinata to learn how to create your own artful woodland or succulent tabletop native plant garden. $ 85; Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 11321 SW Terwilliger Blvd .; tryonfriends.org

Planting for Pollinators: 10-11 am Learn about the principles of growing pollinator-attracting plants in your garden. $ 10; Blooming Junction, 35105 NW Zion Church Road, Cornelius; bloomingjunction.com

Clematis 101: 10 am-noon. Watch demonstrations on planting and pruning, and learn about purchasing, fertilizing and more. $ 25; complete information and registration at rogersonclematiscollection.org/events; Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher Farm, 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn

Floratopia: 10 am-4 pm May 21-22. Enjoy a judged flower show, informative exhibits, botanical arts, photography and more. World Forestry Center, 4033 SW Canyon Road; theportlandgardenclub.org

SUNDAY, MAY 22

Sellwood Garden Tour: 11 am-4 pm Enjoy a self-guided tour of five Southeast Portland gardens. $ 25; sellwoodgardentour.com

SATURDAY, MAY 28

Get Growing: Introduction to Vegetable Gardening: 9 am-2: 30 pm Learn about site and crop selection, soil preparation, pest and disease management, irrigation and more. $ 10; Exact location in Hazel Dell will be provided upon registration at eventbrite.com/e/get-growing-introduction-to-vegetable-gardening-tickets-325270140747.

THURSDAY, JUNE 9

Portland Rose Society Spring Rose Show: June 9-10. Take in the largest rose show in the nation. More information to come. Lloyd Center, 2201 Lloyd Center; portlandrosesociety.org, royalrosarians.com

Milky Oats Workshop: 5-8 pm June 9 and 11 am-2 pm June 11. Discover skills of ancestral folk medicine making. $ 100; Wapato Island Farm, 15115 NW Gillihan Road; wapatoislandfarm.com

SUNDAY, JUNE 12

Garden Tour and Faire: 9 am-4 pm Featuring more than 60 garden-themed vendors, this event will showcase traditional and specialty plant growers, garden art and more. Northeast Cowls Street between First and Third Streets, McMinnville; mcminnvillegardenclub.org

SATURDAY, AUG. 6

Portland Rose Society Mini-rose Show: More information to come. Pittock Mansion, 3229 NW Pittock Drive; portlandrosesociety.org, royalrosarians.com

– Corey Sheldon

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