10 Extraordinary Gardens
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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 …

Lavender in Oregon
July 12, 2012 – 7:51 am | Comments Off on Lavender in Oregon
Lavender in Oregon

The annual Lavender Festival takes place this weekend in Oregon.
Visit any of dozens of lavender farms July 14 and 15, 2012. Each farm offers its own selection of different varieties, as well as activities special …

Garden Dialogues
July 9, 2012 – 8:05 am | Comments Off on Garden Dialogues
Garden Dialogues

How do patrons and designers work together? What makes for a great, enduring collaboration? Garden Dialogues provides unique opportunities for small groups to experience some of today’s most beautiful gardens created by some of the …

Rhododendron Festival
May 7, 2012 – 12:32 am | Comments Off on Rhododendron Festival
Rhododendron Festival

The 105th annual Rhododendron Festival takes place May 18 through 20, 2012, in Florence, Oregon.
The celebration officially begins on Friday evening (May 18) with the Rhody Pageant to crown “Queen Rhododendra.”
The American Rhododendron Society …