AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators
July 6, 2018 – 7:22 pm | Comments Off on AAS Winners that Attract Pollinators

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Not sure which types of pollinators you want to host? Flowers like zinnias and verbena attract a wide variety of pollinators.
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Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
March 21, 2018 – 8:19 am | Comments Off on Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

The Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival is underway at Wooden Shoe Farm, 33814 South Meridian Road, Woodburn, Oregon, March 23 through April 30, 2018.
For more than 30 years, the family-owned Wooden Shoe Farm has been open …

Spring Wildflower Hikes in Oregon
March 2, 2018 – 8:07 am | Comments Off on Spring Wildflower Hikes in Oregon
Spring Wildflower Hikes in Oregon

If you’re headed to Oregon, Road Trips Gardeners, go for a wildflower hike.
The Mosier Plateau Trail, located five miles east of Hood River in the town of Mosier, Oregon, is a must-do hike during wildflower …

One Weekend Left to Celebrate Dahlias
August 30, 2017 – 8:49 am | Comments Off on One Weekend Left to Celebrate Dahlias
One Weekend Left to Celebrate Dahlias

Well, Road Trips Gardeners, we’ve missed the first weekend of the Dahlia Festival — but there’s a second weekend coming up.
More than 30 acres with hundreds of dahlia varieties are blooming September 2 through 4, …

Tulip Time
April 13, 2015 – 8:14 am | Comments Off on Tulip Time
Tulip Time

There’s nothing that says springtime more than a tulip festival, and there are at least a dozen from which to choose, Road Trips Gardeners. April and May are the best times to see the flowers …

Oregon Lavender Festival
June 30, 2013 – 8:40 am | Comments Off on Oregon Lavender Festival
Oregon Lavender Festival

Some two dozen lavender destinations will open their doors July 13 and 14, 2013, for the annual Oregon Lavender Festival.
It’s set for July 12 through 14, 2013.
Since 2000, the festival has been celebrating …

Lavender Days
June 25, 2013 – 8:30 am | Comments Off on Lavender Days
Lavender Days

You’ll have three weekends to check out the 100 varieties of lavender plants growing at Barn Owl Nursery, 22999 Southwest Newland Road, Wilsonville, Oregon (map): June 28 through 30, 2013; July 19 through 21, 2013, …

Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest
February 6, 2013 – 8:08 am | Comments Off on Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest
Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest

If you’re anywhere in the Pacific Northwest this spring, be sure to add the Tulip Fest to your itinerary.
It takes place at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 South Meridian Road, Woodburn, Oregon (map) between March …

Seedling Sale
January 9, 2013 – 7:55 am | Comments Off on Seedling Sale
Seedling Sale

The annual Seedling Sale sponsored by the Lane Chapter of the Small Woodlands Association will be held from 8 a.m. til noon February 2, 2013, in Alton Baker Park, Eugene, Oregon (map).
The Oregon Small Woodlands …

Maple Plant Sale
August 31, 2012 – 8:04 am | Comments Off on Maple Plant Sale
Maple Plant Sale

Not only is October the time of year when maples show their best color, it is also the best time of year to plant them.
Making the most of the season are Friends of the …

Trees: Really Big Plants
July 13, 2012 – 7:46 am | Comments Off on Trees: Really Big Plants
Trees: Really Big Plants

Here’s a road trip for two wheels, not four.
The Tour des Trees is a seven-day bicycle trip starting in in Portland, Oregon, on August 5, 2012, and ending there August 11, 2012.
Riders trace a counter-clockwise …