Your gardening calendar includes Earth Day celebrations, plant sales, and more

Your gardening calendar includes Earth Day celebrations, plant sales, and more ...

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Fridays and noon on April 23, visit Leach Botanical Garden. Learn more about the garden's history, heritage trees, seasonal plants, habitat restoration, and more. Register at ; Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.

Babys may hunt for wildlife, listen to the wind and creek, smell plants and flowers, and touch the trees and leaves, according to the Bumble Bee Hike. Register at the Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.

Soil School: (online webinar) 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays until April 28. Experts in Tualatin and West Multnomah soil and water conservation districts share their knowledge and answer questions in a series of soil-related webinars. Find information and register at.

Tulip Festival: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 8 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday-Friday and May 1. Experience the beauty of 40 acres of tulips and more than 200 acres of outdoor space and activities. $15 day pass, or $60 season pass; tickets must be purchased at ; Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, 33814 S. Meridian Road, Woodburn

Various dates and times to learn from Spring Into Action, Free Webinars to Learn: June offers the opportunity to save time, money, and energy on a garden, property, or community. Workshops taught by experts from the East Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District illustrate opportunities to benefit people, water, and wildlife.

Grow Your Own Produce, The Workshop Series: (online via Zoom) 7-9 p.m. second Thursday of the month through Nov. 10. Permaculture expert Marisha Auerbach offers a monthly summary of key garden activities. $100 for a five-class series or $25 per class

The third Tuesday of the month in a row, a monthly meeting between two parties will take place. Oaks Park Dance Pavilion, 7805 S.E. Oaks Park Way

Beekeepers Association meetings in the Tualatin Valley: online through Zoom until further notice; last Tuesday of the month 6-8 p.m. or email

Harvest & Design Workshop Series will air at the second Saturday of the month, May-November. Learn more about the plants you will harvest for your arrangement that day. $85 per workshop or $445 for the seven-class package; Charles Little and Company, 34573 Seavey Loop Road, Eugene;


Attending educational exhibits, taking a narrated tram tour, or visiting the 80-acre botanical garden is a free event. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn more about the environment, forest management, sustainability, and conservation. Visit the museum for free admission, but please make a $5 donation, parking $5; Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton

Sale of Dairy Creek Community Food Web Plants: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday and 1-3 p.m. Sunday, April 16-17. Shop a variety of vegetables, flowers, herbs and more. Crossroads Church, 1523 Pacific Ave., Forest Grove;


Weed Watcher Workshop: (online webinar) 6 p.m. Learn how to identify key weeds in the Tualatin River watershed. Find out more and register at the site.


Price of Geranium at 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Select from a variety of hanging baskets and four-inch pots. Cash and checks only; Marshall House, 1301 Officers Row, Vancouver


5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Visit Weina Dinata, a local artist, to learn how to make your own artful woodland or succulent tabletop native plant garden. $85; Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 11321 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.

Online shopping only opens for vegetables, annuals, and perennials at Yamhill County Fairgrounds on May 12-15; or 503-434-7517


Day of Ivy Removal Volunteers: 9 a.m.-Noon. Volunteer to restore plant diversity by decrying ground or tree ivy. Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 11321 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.

Spring Plant Sale at Home Orchard Education Center: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Peruse a selection of fruiting trees, edible plants, beneficial perennials and more grown, propagated or grafted in the Pacific Northwest. HOEC Arboretum, 21 Inskeep Drive, Oregon City. Call 503-298-5410 or visit for site-specific directions

More information on Earth Day Celebration is coming soon. Leach Botanical Garden, 6704 S.E. 122nd Ave.


Naturescaping: Basics (online webinar) 6 p.m. The Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District experts explain the basic concepts of naturescaping or adding native plants to your yard, garden, or community, and provide guidance for starting your own project. Find details and register at.


Sale of Echo Ranch plants is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 29-30. Select from plants, flowers, vintage gifts and Mother's Day items. Echo Ranch, 19131 S.E. Foster Road, Damascus;


Plant Sale for Tualatin Valley Garden Club is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 30 and may 7, according to garden club experts. Hillsboro Farmers' Market, 150 E. Main St.

Spring Plant Sale for Oak Grove Garden Club: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Visit the gardens and browse a wide range of potted plants raised in local conditions, as well as other gardening items. Risley Landing Gardens, 16195 S.E. River Forest Place, Milwaukie

10 a.m.-Noon. Bring your extra plants, starts, pots, gardening supplies, and books, and give us a taste of yourself. Eastrose Fellowship Unitarian Universalist, 1133 N.E. 181st Ave.

Spring Garden Fair: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 1: Shop over 100 vendors with plants, pots, garden art, and more. $5 admission, free parking; Clackamas County Fairgrounds and Event Center, 694 N.E. Fourth Ave., Canby;

Sale of Bare Root Trees, Shrubs, and Perennials: Noon-3 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, April 30-May 1. Use a variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, and bee cocoons. NatureScaping of Southwest Washington, 11000 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie;


Naturescaping: Site Design (online webinar) 6 p.m. Experts in Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District explore the process of applying naturescaping principles in creating a site design. Dissect the tools and techniques you need to construct your landscape. Find details and register at.


10 a.m.-1 p.m. Visit the Oregon Garden, help plant spring annuals, and enjoy a brunch buffet, bottomless mimosas, and live music afterwards. $40; Oregon Garden, 879 W Main St., Silverton

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Choose from a variety of organic veggie and herb starts, and enjoy workshops, music, and more. 1624 N.E. Hancock St.


10 a.m.-2 p.m. Shop for organic tomato starts, perennials, shrubs, garden tools, accessories, art, and more. Eastmoreland Garden, Southeast 27th Avenue and Bybee Boulevard


9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Visit Weina Dinata, a local artist, to learn how to create your own artful woodland or succulent tabletop native plant garden. $85; Tryon Creek State Natural Area, 11321 S.W. Terwilliger Blvd.

Floratopia: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m. May 21-22. Enjoy a judged flower show, informative exhibits, botanical arts, photography, and more. World Forestry Center, 4033 S.W. Canyon Road;

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