Events Schedule for 2014

Posted by clematis on Sunday, April 20, 2014

Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection Events Schedule for 2014

A schedule of events is like a garden; it needs to be walked through often.

July 13, 3:00 – 5:00 PM: HPSO Gen(i)us Program with Maurice Horn and Linda Beutler
HPSO has a double-header program again this year! Linda Beutler (Curator of the Friends of Rogerson Clematis Collection) and Maurice Horn (Joy Creek Nursery) share their thoughts on one of many threads that make up the rich tapestry of the genus Clematis. Join them as they explore “How the Scarlet Lady Changed the World of Clematis”.
Multnomah Arts Center (See HPSO web-site for details)
Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Program begins at 3 p.m.
$5 per ticket. Tickets available at the door only. Pay by cash or check.
Contact: HPSO office
Phone: (503) 224-5718
Email: events@hardyplantsociety.org

July 13, 5:00 – 8:00 PM: FRCC Open Garden with Joy Creek Nursery Plant Sale
YOU MAY ATTEND THIS OPEN GARDEN AND PLANT SALE EVEN IF YOU DID NOT ATTEND THE HPSO PROGRAM
An evening in the FRCC botanical gardens with both Joy Creek Nursery and the FRCC selling plants! As a continuation of the HPSO Gen(i)us Program listed above, Joy Creek Nursery and FRCC will be selling plants from 5 - 8 PM at the Collection at Luscher Farm, all are invited; no charge and no registration.
Contact: Susan Toler sst0916@hotmail.com (preferred) or 503-642-5528 and leave a message.

July 19, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM: Plant Propagation Workshop.
FRCC Members only at the Rogerson Clematis Collection at Luscher Farm
Learn semi-hardwood cutting propagation and plant division techniques, led by FRCC curator Linda Beutler. Class size is limited. $10.00 per person, patrons take this class for free! (Yes, the class is really in the evening.)
Contact Linda Beutler: clematis@ipns.com

July 26, 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM: Lake Oswego Farmer’s Market
Millennium Plaza Park 200 First Street
FRCC will have an informational booth. We will also have clematis for sale. Come by the booth, say hello and enjoy the Farmer’s Market.
Lake Oswego Farmer’s website: http://www.ci.oswego.or.us/parksrec/lake-oswego-farmers-market
Contact: Susan Toler sst0916@hotmail.com (preferred) or 503-642-5528

August 15, 5:00 – 8:00 PM: Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at Luscher Farm
You are invited to come join us for this annual event to thank you for your wonderful help that makes FRCC possible. We will have time to walk around the gardens at five before meeting under the Beech Tree for picnicking at six. Interns are invited as you provide such significant input during the year. Significant others are also welcome.
Contact: Donna Soderberg djwwjd7610@aol.com (preferred) or 971-219-2504

August 16, 10:00 – 4:00: FRCC Open Garden for HPSO
Once again we have an opportunity to show off the Rogerson Clematis Collection botanical garden to HPSO members. Visit again to see what is in bloom and what is reblooming! In a clematis garden, there is never a dull moment! Plants for sale and docents on hand to answer questions.
Contact Susan Toler: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503-642-5528

September 13 9:00 - 3:00 Salem Hardy Plant Society; Plant Sale
Polk County Fairgrounds - 520 S Pacific Hwy W, Rickreall, OR 97371 – Main Building
FRCC will have plants for sale as a fundraiser. We will also have our brochures and informational literature and we look forward to helping people with their questions about the Queen of the Vines; clematis
Contact Susan Toler: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503-642-5528

September 27, 10:00 – 4:00: FRCC Open Garden for HPSO
Once again we have an opportunity to show off the Rogerson Clematis Collection botanical garden to HPSO members. Visit again to see what is in bloom, and what is still reblooming. Plants for sale and docents on hand to answer questions.
Contact Susan Toler: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503-642-5528

October 18 Luscher Farm Harvest Celebration: Further information TBA.

October; Annual Meeting

November 8, 10:00 - Noon; Hyper-tufa Trough Making Class
Troughs are great for growing small alpine, rare, or shade-loving plants. Learn the why and wherefore of making troughs, and leave with a new trough ready for you to unmold and finish at home, with all materials provided.
Contact Linda Beutler: clematis@ipns.com

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 djwwjd7610@aol.com

Every fourth (4th) Saturday from 10:00 – 1:30 Beginning March 29. This is the first year we will officially be open for work parties on Saturday. Work on the collection at Luscher Farm, both in the garden and in the greenhouse. It’s a great way to learn about the Queen of the Vines; Clematis. Bring your clippers & gardening gloves. Wear gardening clothes and bring a snack (although we will have tea and cookies for break time which we call, “elevenses”).
Contact: Donna Soderberg: 971-777-4394 or djwwjd7610@aol.com
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 sst0916@hotmail.com

National Public Gardens Day

Posted by clematis on Saturday, April 19, 2014

Visit the Rogerson Clematis Collection Botanical Garden at Luscher Farm on Friday May 9 between 10:00 and 2:00 to celebrate National Public Gardens Day. This annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens helps raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green spaces, and education in communities nationwide.

National Public Gardens Day is presented by the American Public Gardens Association to recognize the environmental stewardship of North America’s public gardens and their local, regional and national leadership in responding to the nation’s conservation and environmental education needs.

Join us at Luscher Farm for guided tours, plant sales and information sharing.

Events - Spring 2014

Posted by clematis on Thursday, May 30, 2013

Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection Events Schedule

A schedule of events is like a garden; it needs to be walked through often.

February 28 – March 2, 2014: Yard Garden and Patio Show

Held at the Convention Center on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. right on the MAX line. Once again FRCC will host an informational booth at the YG&P Show in Portland. We will have our usual excellent clematis cultural hand-outs to share with the public. FRCC always enjoys tremendous response to this event. I guarantee you’ll have fun! This event is an end-of-winter beginning-of-spring celebration, and we look forward to seeing you. Contact: Susan Toler sst0916@hotmail.com (preferred) or 503-642-5528.

ONGOING MEMBER 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: 971-219-2504 or djwwjd7610@aol.com

Docent Day is every fourth (4th) Wednesday 10:00 – 1:30. Learn how to lead visitors through our botanical gardens & greenhouse at the Rogerson Clematis Collection, or if you’re already trained, feel free to drop by to see what’s new and what’s in bloom. Contact: Susan Toler 506-642-5528 or sst0916@hotmail.com

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