From the City of Lake Oswego’s Council Digest
“On February 25, a group of very dedicated supporters visited with friend, Brewster Rogerson, for a farewell tour of the Rogerson Clematis Collection at Luscher Farm…” (Read more)
Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection Events Schedule for Spring 2015
March 28, 10am - 2pm - Connie Hanson Garden Seed Starting Workshop
Our curator, Linda Beutler, is conducting a seed starting workshop at the Connie Hanson Garden in Lincoln City. This is a wonderful opportunity to visit the garden, learn more about starting clematis from seeds, buy clematis plants and have a chance to visit with Linda. Please see www.ConnieHansonGarden.com for more details on the event.
April 11th - Growing Clematis Class at Three 7 Dees Locations
At the request of 7 Dees, our curator Linda Beutler will be giving a class at three of 7 Dees’ store locations. In the class you will learn how to give your plants the very best start in your gardens and how to keep them thriving through the years. Please join us as our supporter and neighbor hosts Linda 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: 11 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 at www.dennis7dees.com/blog/post/clematis-get-growing-with-linda-beutler
April 18 & 19 - HPSO Hortlandia Plant and Art Sale
Held at Portland Expo Center, 2060 N. Marine Dr, Portland, OR
Hardy Plant Society of Oregon holds this annual event with hundreds of nurseries and artists as well as helpful partners to provide you inspiration, plants and garden art. We will again sell clematis plants, answer questions about growing clematis and provide informational handouts. www.hardyplantsociety.org/hortlandia
May 2 & 3 - Clackamas County Master Gardeners Spring Garden Fair
Held at Clackamas County Fairgrounds, 694 N.E 4th St., Canby OR, 97013
The Clackamas County Master Gardeners have held this annual event for over 25 years and it has been one of our biggest outreach and sales events each year. We have a wonderful selection of plants for sale, helpful handouts, our curator’s book, and knowledgeable members to answer your clematis questions. www.clackamascountymastergardeners.org/SpringGardenFair.htm
May 9, 9am - 5pm - The Inland Empire Garden (TIEG) Expo - Spokane
This is one of our biggest outreach events and a fabulous venue where we bring a wide selection of clematis for purchase. Linda Beutler is also a speaker at the event. Please join us for one of the largest gardening events in the Northwest. Please visit www.tieg.org for more details and information.
May 23 - Inviting Vines Garden Event
Hold the Date!
This will be our eighth annual Garden Event. More details to come some. Tickets will be available at select local nurseries, from our members and on this site.
ONGOING EVENTS AT THE FRCC COLLECTION AT LUSCHER FARM
Every Friday from 9:30 - 1:30. Work on the collection at Luscher Farm, both in the garden and in the greenhouse. It’s a great way to learn from the experts. Contact: Donna Soderberg: 971-777-4394 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Docent Day is every fourth (4th) Wednesday 10:00 – 1:30 Beginning March 26. Learn how to lead visitors through our Botanical Gardens & greenhouse at the Rogerson Clematis Collection. Contact: Susan Toler 971-777-4394 or email@example.com