Sat, Jul 14
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM
We are proud to partner with the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon for this Open Day. Additional gardens have been added to this date after publication of the 2018 Open Days Directory; see their listings below.
Admission to each garden is $7 or purchase a $30 day pass to see all private gardens, on site during the Open Day, or at the following local businesses in Portland:
Garden Fever! 3433 NE 24th
thicket outdoor living, 4933 NE 23rd
Portland Nursery, 5050 Stark Street
Portland Nursery, 9000 Division
Digging Deeper programs - free with purchased day pass:
Anna's Garden, 5606 North Campbell Avenue, Portland. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Book-Signing and Plant-Propagation Demonstrations
Timber Press authors Amy Campion and Paul Bonine will be signing their new book Gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Throughout the day, there will also be mini-classes on plant propagation and how to start plants from cuttings.
Eastman-Griffin Garden, 4120 North Michigan Avenue, Portland. 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Timber Press author Donald Olson will be signing his award-winning book The Pacific Northwest Garden Tour: The 60 Best Gardens to Visit in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia as well as his new book The California Garden Tour: The 50 Best Gardens to Visit in the Golden State.
Garden Fever! 3433 NE 24th Avenue, Portland. 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Experts from the garden center will be giving brief classes on using water-wise plants throughout your garden and home, particularly focusing on succulents in containers for inside and out.
Thicket Garden Shop, 4933 NE 23rd Avenue, Portland. 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.
Come learn about the importance of pollinators. Experts will cover favorite pollinator plants, as well as tips for creating habitat for bees and other beneficial insects.
- Amaranth Organic Gardening
Niblet Palace has been the home and test garden for my landscape business, Amaranth Organic Gardening for the last fourteen years....
- Anna's Garden
I'm fortunate to be on a southwest corner lot in the Overlook Neighborhood of North Portland—lots of light even on cloudy days...
- Meyers Garden
A deep property, the Meyers garden is exuberant with clematis, tiger lilies, potted begonias, arisaemas, voluptuous hydrangeas, large stands of monarda...
- Ediger Garden
My garden is just six years old. It's on a sunny corner with nine-foot parking strips. These hell strips are full of drought-resistant plants, native plants, and grasses integrated with vegetables...
- Ferrante Garden
I garden on a large corner lot, and my garden is all about foliage. Rusty garden art is nestled in amongst the many plants...
- Goldman Garden
The Goldman Garden was featured in the July 2016 issue of Gardens Illustrated. The front garden is a bit more staid, while the back garden, much cooler and green, is filled with interesting garden art...
- Peter Eastman and Dayrol Griffin
Located in the newly revitalized North Portland, this garden combines both informal and formal planting schemes on a double, corner lot. Hidden behind retaining walls and tall hedges...