Beedazzled Gardens Blog

Gardening Ruminations and Germination


Lily Presentation: October 20

Are you addicted to lilies? So am I! I’ll be speaking about growing them successfully.
If you would like to come, let me know so I can let the event organizer know to save you a seat.

7:00pm Monday, October 20th

Tualatin Valley Garden Club
First Baptist Church of Hillsboro
177 N.E. Lincoln, Hillsboro, OR 97124

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Glenn Walters Plant Sale

May 17 – 18 as well as May 31 – June 1.
8:00am – 4:00pm
Glenn Walters Nursery
Oregon’s largest woody ornamental growers of trees and shrubs opens their doors once a year to the public.
I recommend going if you are searching for the perfect specimen tree to add into your landscape this season.

When I worked at GWN, I was assigned the Simon Cowell, American Idol judge, backyard boxwood project.
That story is for another day and multiple blog postings.

Make sure to stop by Blooming Junction which is on the way. Grace Dinsdale from Blooming Nursery opened a landscape yard April 26 to sell her fabulous perennials directly to the public.


FarWest Tradeshow: August 23 – 25

What a difference a year makes! Last year I was at Kraemer’s Nursery as their New Product Development Marketing Coordinator. This year, I am assisting Maria Zampini launch her new business UpShoot LLC.
UpShoot assists ornamental woody shrub and tree growers nurture new plants into successful products marketed to chain stores and independent garden centers nationwide.
It’s been really busy getting ready to strut our stuff at the FarWest Tradeshow in UpShoot’s Booth #2047…. from the website, pot wraps, tags, enewsletter campaigns and more. I would love to have the chance to show all of this to you in person!


Garden on Display: July 21

Saturday, July 21 10:00 – 4:00pm
One day only FREE event sponsored by METRO and OSU Master Gardener Program.

Dawn Hummel Garden Shot

My garden is being featured with six others on the West side for its sustainability practices.

Tried and true ornamental trees, shrubs and perennials mix with new introduction trial plants from Skagit GardensProven Winners and Plant Haven while rubbing shoulders with native plants.

http://www.metromastergardeners.org/washington/washgardentour2012.php


A New Day, A New Direction, A New Dream

I was laid off from my “dream” job at Kraemer’s Nursery on August 31.  I created digital portfolios to showcase my work.
Feel free to comment!

1. B2B Writing: http://jalbum.net/a/1042833/

2. Product Development & Tradeshows: http://jalbum.net/a/1045038/

3. Print & Graphic Design: http://jalbum.net/a/1042788/

4. Website & Social Media Campaigns: http://jalbum.net/a/1044441/