Upcoming Events

Posted by clematis on Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Saturday September 12th 9:00 am-3:00 pm is the Salem Hardy Plant Society Plant Sale at the Polk County Fairgrounds.

Location: 520 S Pacific Highway, Rickeall, OR 97371

We will have plants there for sale along with volunteers to answer questions and provide handouts and information. This is a great educational opportunity.

Saturday Sept 19 11:00-4:00 is Lake Oswego Park and Recreation’s Harvest Festival.

Location: 125 Rosemont Road, West Linn, OR

Please join us at the Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher to celebrate fall and the abundance of local farmers, organic education and sustainable practices. The afternoon event provides an exciting opportunity for visitors to explore the Farm and learn about activities and programs that operate all year round. The event features nursery items, fresh produce and original artwork as well as games, food and fun for the entire family.

Visit Cisco and the Kids Petting Zoo, see the special group art project from Summer Farm Camps, taste farm fresh treats and celebrate a bountiful harvest with the City’s Farm Partners (we are one of them!) at this free event.

Wednesday October 21 5:00 p.m. Annual meeting and “Tribute to Brewster.”

Location: Babica Hen Restaurant, Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego.

We are holding the annual meeting, giving a tribute to Brewster and kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 10th anniversary of FRCC and the Garden at Luscher Farm. More information to come. Please mark your calendar and join us for a lively evening and to meet new board members.

Remember we are at the garden on the 4th Saturday of every month at which time you can visit the greenhouse and the garden.

“Growing Clematis” Class

Posted by clematis on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

On Saturday, June 6th, Linda will be teaching a “Growing Clematis” class at three different 7 Dees nursery locations.

In the class you will learn how to give your plants the very best start in your garden and how to keep them thriving through the years. Please join us for a fun and informative class.

Preregistration is required ($5.00) with 7 Dees and you will get a $5 coupon off a $25 purchase at 7 Dees. Class times: 10 a.m. at the Class Cedar Hills store; 1 p.m. at the Lake Oswego store; and, 3 p.m. at the Southeast Portland store.

More information and registration here: www.dennis7dees.com/blog/post/clematis-get-growing-with-linda-beutler1

FRCC Announces Sad News

Posted by clematis on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Brewster Rogerson

The FRCC board, curator, and Bob Gutmann are saddened to announce the death of Brewster Rogerson this morning, May 26, 2015, at 6:00 am PDT.

Since making his final visit to the collection he had entered a slow decline, and his passing was not unexpected.

We hope to arrange a memorial event of a celebratory nature later this summer and will provide the information here.

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