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Learn Water-Wise Planting Techniques at the Hardy Plant Society’s Fall Plant Fest September 7th!

By Lindsay Wochnick

While it feels a little early to start thinking about fall, the recent rain is a reminder that here in Portland fall is the perfect time to make changes to your garden. Planting in the fall is an easy water-wise gardening technique which maximizes the winter rains to help establish new plants.

David Salman of High Country Gardens in Santa Fe, New Mexico, will begin the day with a lecture tailored to Northwest gardeners.This weekend, the Hardy Plant Society of Oregon (HPSO) will be celebrating the advance of autumn with a plant sale and lecture program titled “Water-Wise Plants for Northwest Gardens”. It will feature water–wise gardening expert David Salman, founder and horticulturist at High Country Gardens. His lecture will address how he brings drought-tolerant plants into cultivation and as well as water-wise gardening techniques tailored to our climate. 

The Hardy Plant Society of Oregon, is a non-profit volunteer organization with over 2,300 members promoting education around a wide range of plants and gardening techniques.

WHEN: Saturday, September 7, 2013, Program runs 9:30 am to 11:00 am (doors open 8:30 am); plant sale runs 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm (11:00 am to 5:00 pm for those who attend the lecture)
WHERE: PCC Rock Creek, 17705 NW Springville Road, Portland OR, 97229 (just off NW 185th Avenue north of Highway 26)
COST: Lecture: $10.00 HPSO members ($20.00 for non-members). 

Learn more and register for the event here.

Sabrina Litton
Water Efficiency


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