Nursery News & Events
Plant Sales, Workshops, Volunteer Opportunities and more.....
We will feature select news & events related to native plants, native pollinators, conservation and restoration on a seasonal basis here, so keep checking in or follow us on Facebook to stay updated.
Featured news & events:
Happy New Year!
Its a brand new year and winter is here. While the plants in the nursery sleep through the winter chill it's a good time to cozy up next to the fire with all your favorite native plant books and websites and plan this year's gardening adventures. Go to our plant list to get a peek at what might be available in the nursery this spring and check out our picture gallery to help with your planning. You will find a number of helpful links to native plant websites and resources on our links page. As the winter days give way to emerging spring, stay tuned to us on Facebook and Instagram for updates on news and events.
We are looking forward to a great year ahead and will see you in the Spring of 2020!
Underwood Conservation District's TreeFest
Saturday, March 21st, 2020, 9-12pm, Rheingarten Park, White Salmon, WA
We will be starting off the spring plant sale season by bringing a great selection of native perennials to the UCD TreeFest! For more information about UCD's annual native plant sale go to their website:
Columbia Gorge Master Naturalist Training
Classes held on Sundays between April 5th - September 27th, 2020
Become a master naturalist in the Columbia Gorge! Learn about geology, plants, wildlife and more. This year's field course consists of seven Sunday classes. Registration required. To see the schedule of classes and register go to this link:
April 11th & 12th, 10-3pm, Portland Expo Center. Free admission
The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon's annual plant sale is legendary! Rock your botanizing socks and come drool over all the plants offered by some of the best growers in the region. Complete with a lecture series, garden art and new, faster, express checkouts. Look for our native plants banner and we will see you there!
Hortlandia webpage: www.hardyplantsociety.org/hortlandia
Leach Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale
April 18th, 9-2pm, Floyd Light Middle School, Portland
Join us at the Leach Botanical Garden spring plant sale in Portland. A great gathering of growers and self-certified plant nerds. What makes it even greater is the fact that you can pick out beautiful plants for your landscape and help support the efforts of the botanic garden at the same time. Win-win!
Leach plant sale webpage: leachgarden.org/events/2020-spring-plant-sale
Stay tuned! Plant sales in May TBA!
Wildflower hikes, classes and events with NPSO & WNPS
The Native Plant Society of Oregon and the Washington Native Plant Society are always planning and organizing great hikes and events to see and learn about the flora of the PNW. Join them!
Native Plant Society of Oregon http://npsoregon.org/
Washington Native Plant Society http://wnps.org/
The Columbia Gorge is well known for its beautiful wildflowers
We encourage everyone to take a few steps to help protect the beautiful native wildflowers of the Gorge while out hiking....
*Clean weed seeds from footwear before hitting the trail and use boot brushes at trail heads to help stop the spread of invasive plants that could harm native plant populations.
*Stay on the trail and please don't pick native wildflowers! What looks like a common flower may actually be a rare subspecies or endemic and picking them could do more harm to the population than you may think.
*Do not post locations of rare plants on social media.
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