February gets heated up with garden shows up and down the west coast. Here are some of the events coming our way:
Edible Garden Resource Fair
Monday, February 1 6:00pm – 9:00pm
A free event designed to promote the love of vegetable gardening. Sponsored by the Southwest Neighbors Garden Forum at the Multnomah Center Auditorium.
Northwest Flower & Garden Show
February 3-7, 2010
I will be attending the show on Thursday, February 4th to take in the sites and sounds of the Seattle show to see what’s new and changed since Duane Kelly sold the show to McLoughlin Tradeshows. I will also be attending the Garden Writers Regional meeting to listen to Fergus Garrett, the head gardener from Great Dixter in merry ‘ol England. I’ll keep you posted as to what’s new, hot and trendy this Spring!
Native Plant Sale
Pre-orders end Sunday, February 7th at 11:00pm.
EMSWCD Annual Native On-Line Plant Sale ends this month. Bare-root trees and shrubs are an inexpensive way to populate your yard with Pacific Northwest native plants. Pay for and pick up plants on Saturday, February 20 between 10am-3pm at 5211 North Williams Avenue, Portland, Oregon.
Yard, Garden and Patio Show
February 12-14, 2010
I will be attending the show on Friday, February 12th to drink in the seminars, shop the plants and delight in the landscape design treats featured in the Oregon Association of Nurseries sponsored tradeshow.
Portland Home & Garden Show
February 24-28, 2010
I will be attending the show on Friday, February 24th to look at new innovations for the home and garden.