trillium

Long-lasting Western wake-robin (Trillium ovatum) flowers nestled in tough, evergreen western sword fern (Polystichum munitum) – a fantastic combination for a native woodland garden.

TUALATIN HILLS PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT is sponsoring the Green Gardening Fair and Native Plant Sale.

When: Saturday, April 10, 10 am – 2 pm
Where: Tualatin Hills Nature Park Interpretive Center

This is a day of gardening workshops and demos focusing on sustainable techniques for composting, water conservation, minimizing pesticide use, growing native plants, insect pollinators, pruning, tool sharpening, and more. A schedule of events can be found on the event website.

A native plant sale will offer over 100 species of native trees, shrubs and perennials. A free bag of potting soil comes with every $35 purchase.

Exhibitors include landscape designers, mason bee suppliers, garden art, sustainable stores and services, and some governmental agencies.

Hosted by Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District
http://www.thprd.org/facilities/naturepark/nativeplantsales.cfm

 

salmon berry

Salmonberry (Rubus spectabilis) – its hot pink flowers serve as important hummingbird fodder