The Practical Gardener – December 2016

Happy Holidays! The club Officers and Board of Directors would like to wish all of you Happy Holidays and the very best for the New Year! President’s Message We Need 2 More After more than a decade each of club leadership on the board, Gregg Macy and Sonie Selzer...

The Practical Gardener – November 2016

Meeting Information We will not have a general meeting on Tuesday November 22nd, 2016. Happy Thanksgiving!   President’s Message To the credit of those who put together the 2017 Potlatch, the total money collected to fund club fundraising donations is $2868.00. Thank You! A portion of that money came from a...

The Practical Gardener – October 2016

Meeting Information One of our largest fundraisers of the year, Potlatch, will be held at the German American Society of Portland, (5626 NE Alameda) Saturday, October 22nd. Doors open at 4:00 pm. Funds raised from this event help fund our annual college scholarship for a horticulture or...

The Practical Gardener – September 2016

Speaker Information Our speaker this month is Brian Tsugawa from Tsugawa Nursery in Woodland, Washington. Brian will be speaking on: Pruning Shrubs and Small Trees. He will focus primarily on the pruning of Japanese Maples. Brian has been involved with Tsugawa for over 35 years and has been the...

The Practical Gardener – August 2016

Speaker Information This month’s meeting features Steve Schreiner from Schreiner’s Iris Gardens. Schreiner's Iris Gardens has been a family-owned and operated small business since it’s beginning in 1925. It is located 32 miles south of Portland and 5 miles north of downtown Salem, Steve is in the 3rd generation...

The Practical Gardener – July 2016

Speaker Information Nurseryman, designer, author and lecturer (and clearly dilettante) Sean Hogan spent his child-hood years exploring the wilds of the west with family from his Portland home. The privilege of being submersed in unspoiled plant communities propelled his desire to explore world-wide, focusing on the American...