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What's Blooming 7.17.16

Dahlias are outstanding at this time of year. What color attracts you?

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Garden to Table: Mexican Fiesta Brunch in the Garden

 

 What:   Mexican Fiesta Brunch in the Garden

 When:  Saturday, August 13th from 10:30AM -11:30AM

 Where: Farmington Gardens

              21815 SW Farmington Road, Beaverton OR 97007

 Cost:     Free but please REGISTER

 Phone:  503.649.4568

 Email:   events@farmingtongardens.com

 

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Garden Buddies 2016: Worm Hotels and Creepy Crawlers

Come discover all about the insects that live and work in our garden soil!
What is that worm doing down there? How hard does that ant really work?                       What does that beetle eat?
We will make worm hotels to take home!
Worms included, of course!

 What:   Worm Hotels and Creepy Crawlers
 When:   August 13th, 2016 @ 10AM
 Where:  Farmington Gardens
               21815 SW Farmington Road, Beaverton OR 97007
 Cost:     Free but Registration is Required
 Email:   events@farmingtongardens.com
 Phone:  503.649.4568

Lessons are geared toward children aged 5-10 but all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult. We encourage our Garden Buddies to dress appropriately for hands-on activities.

What's Blooming 7.09.16

Just arrived! These mid-sized bloomers can create the centerpiece in large garden beds or be the tall background in smaller ones.

                  Foxglove 'Dalmatian Rose'                                 Phlox 'Laura'

            Foxglove 'Dalmation Creme'                         Canna 'South Pacific Scarlet'

            Foxglove 'Dalmation Peach'                             Dianthus 'Jolt Pink'

What's Blooming 7.03.16

Climbing rose 'Fourth of July'

Hydrangea 'Quickfire'

'Guardian Blue' delphineum

Happy Independence Day!

What's Blooming 6.26.16

What do hummingbirds love and will hold up well in the heat and dryness of summer?

SALVIA!

                            Hot Lips                                                       East Friesland

               Lyrical Silvertone                                                Radio Red

Willow Furniture Workshop Summer 2016

Create a unique piece of natural furniture for your garden.

Brian Phillips from the Willow Station has been perfecting his art for 35 years. He builds and creates furniture that is durable and safe for those who seek its beauty.

Register for one of these five basic projects. Brian will start a sturdy frame for you. At the class, he will share his skills so you can put your own unique finish on the furniture.

We charge by the project so two can attend the class to work on the same piece, if desired. You are guaranteed to take home a beautiful finished piece of furniture to display and use. Bring a sack lunch, a vehicle large enough to transport your work of art and a creative attitude.

All tools and materials from the fresh branches and twigs to the nails will be supplied. It is suggested that you wear closed-toe shoes and bring knee pads and gloves.You may bring your own hammer and clippers.

 Watch Garden Time's visit to Willow Station to see some of the step by step process.

 What:   Willow Furniture Workshop

 When:  Saturday, July 23rd from 10AM - 4PM

 Where: Farmington Gardens

              21815 SW Farmington Road, Beaverton OR 97007

 Total Cost:  $125.  Selection of project and registration $25. An additional $100 on day of class is payable directly to Brian Phillips. This covers all supplies and instruction.

 Phone:  503.649.4568

 Email:   events@farmingtongardens.com

Heucheras: So Difficult to Choose Just One!

Heucheras are excellent foliage perennials.They grow into lovely mounds of color that grow fuller each successive year. They are sometimes called Coral Bells or Alum Root.

What's Blooming 06.20.2016

Newly arrived planters - large and small.

 

                 Dragon Wing begonia                                     Snowcap leucanthemum

Garden to Table: An Italian Picnic in the Garden

 

 What:   An Italian Picnic in the Garden

 When:  Saturday, July 9th from 10:30AM -11:30AM

 Where: Farmington Gardens

              21815 SW Farmington Road, Beaverton OR 97007

 Cost:     Free  THIS CLASS IS FULL

 Phone:  503.649.4568

 Email:   events@farmingtongardens.com

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