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Gen(i)us Program – Truls Jensen of Wild Ginger Farm on Rock Gardening

Wild Ginger Farm HPSO Presentation

Soils, Plants and Gardens: A Plant Lover’s Guide to Rock Gardening THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM FEBRUARY DUE TO SNOW Coming up on Sunday, April 22, 2018 Time:  3:00pm (doors open at 2:30pm) Location: Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland 97219 Tickets: $5.00 @ the door, everyone welcome Plants will be available for purchase. Truls Jensen and his wife, Emma Elliott, grow hundreds of unusual alpine, rock garden, woodland and Western native plants at Wild Ginger Farm, their nursery in Beavercreek, Oregon.  In his presentation, Truls makes recommendations for creating rock gardens, or adding rock garden plants and features to existing gardens.  He’ll discuss… 


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Gardening in the Pacific Northwest: The Complete Homeowner’s Guide

ARTICLE BY: AMY CAMPION Amy Campion is a HPSO Board Member, freelance writer, editor, and photographer. She blogs about gardening at amycampion.com. *** A special Portland garden I discovered Paul Bonine’s garden entirely by accident one day. It was March of 2014—less than a year since I’d moved to Portland from Cincinnati—and I was walking around North Portland, taking plant pictures. Paul’s garden stopped me in my tracks. I was still getting acquainted with our amazing Northwest plant palette, and I was used to being humbled by not knowing some of the plants I encountered, but his garden was full… 


Annual Meeting with Guest Speaker, Allan Mandell

Sun Nov 5, 2017 2:00 PM PSU Hoffmann Hall, 1833 SW 11th Avenue, Portland, OR The lecture and Annual Meeting are free, but you must be current HPSO members to attend: REGISTER NOW The Annual Meeting includes the Marvin Black memorial lecture as well as the election of HPSO officers and directors and other society business. A silent auction for choice plants and garden art raises money for HPSO’s grants and scholarship funds. Admission is free but limited to members only. This year’s lecture features the noted garden photographer, Alan Mandell. Since 1994 his work has been published in over…