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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 a wide range of plants particularly well-suited to rock gardening methods, with a focus on methods for improving soils to sustain these plants.

Wild Ginger Farm supplies many hard-to-find perennials from around the world, offering the adventurous gardener a diverse selection of interesting and uncommon plants.

Wild Ginger Farm (Photo by Loree Bohl of www.thedangergarden.com)

Wild Ginger Farm (Photo by Loree Bohl of www.thedangergarden.com)

Giant Trough Garden

Giant Trough Garden

Lewisia Mound

Lewisia Mound

Primula container garden

Primula container garden

Primula x pubescence

From left: Primula x pubescence ‘The Cardinal,’ Dodecatheon pulchellum, and Clematis integrifolia

Truls Jensen

Truls Jensen


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Tags: Alpine Plants, Horticulture, Plant Lovers, Rock Garden, Rock Garden Design, Rock Gardening, Truls Jensen, Wild Ginger Farm

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