Oct
26
5:00pm 5:00pm

Annual Meeting and Guest Speaker Nancy Kartes

Doors open for the annual business meeting of FRCC starting at 5:00 p.m. with the business meeting beginning at 5:45, followed by our very special guest speaker Nancy Kartes.  Nancy, with the City of Bellevue, WA manages the relationship with the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society, a nonprofit that provides educational programing, hosts events and raises funds on behalf of the Bellevue Botanical Garden.  

Nancy will offer us insight into the needs of small public gardens and experience in community building, public/private governance and identifying and leveraging diverse resources. She has a special interest in encouraging young people and emerging professionals toward careers in public garden administration and leadership.  

Location: Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S State St, Lake Oswego 97034.   Ample parking in the lot at the rear of the building.  

Please RSVP here. (Meeting open to Members only).

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Apr
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

First Wednesday Lecture at Oswego Heritage House, Curator event open to the public.

At the invitation of the Oswego Heritage Council Linda Beutler will be the guest speaker for this month's first Wednesday lecture at the Lake Oswego Heritage Council House and Museum at 398 10th St, Lake Oswego 97034.  Linda's talk will be "Antiques in the Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher Farm: The Heritage Clematis in the Heirloom Garden".  Doors open at 6:30 with refreshments. Lecture at 7:00. Free of charge.

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Oct
17
7:00pm 7:00pm

Curator event: Lake Oswego Public Library Author Series

Join readers at The Lake Oswego Library as Linda Beutler visits the library for their Author Series on Tuesday October 24th. We cordially invite you to join the community and guests while Linda Beutler, curator of the Rogerson Clematis Collection shares information about her author and curator experiences, and answer questions about all things clematis.  Linda's Timber Press book the "Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis" will be available for purchase. The library is located at 706 4th St, Lake Oswego, OR 97034.

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Sep
27
10:00am10:00am

The Friends of Rogerson Clematis Garden Docent Program

Docent: a person who leads guided tours especially through a museum, art gallery or botanical garden.

Soon there will be more people visiting the Rogerson Clematis Gardens at Luscher Farm, so it’s time to brush up those docent skills or get trained in the Rogerson Clematis Garden.


To start the new season, we invite our current docents and anyone interested in becoming trained as a docent to meet at the Rogerson Garden Collection greenhouse at Luscher Farm on Wednesday, September 27, from 10:00 to 12:00 for training and a tour of the garden by Linda Beutler, curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, getting (re)acquainted with each other and the collection. We will be using our new docent’s book. If you can’t come to the above training session, please contact Susan Toler to let her know you are interested in becoming a docent. 

We look forward to seeing you!
September 27, 10:00 - 12:00 (and every 4th Wednesday of the month April through October.)

Please RSVP to: Susan Toler at: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503.314.0218

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Sep
17
10:00am10:00am

Harvest Celebration at Luscher Farm

The city of Lake Oswego Department of Parks and Recreation has a harvest celebration at the farm each year.  This year, the Harvest Celebration will be Sunday Sept 17 from 10-3.

Join in the festivities and celebrate. You’ll find the farm bursting with excitement with a petting zoo, live music, food vendors and local artisan vendors.

Artisan vendors will be set up in the historic milking parlor. The Friends of Rogerson Clematis Collection (FRCC) will open our greenhouse to the public for a special plant sale. Be sure and ask our experts about the best varieties for your garden. There will be a petting corral, live music and "healthy snack” demonstrations featuring fresh pickings from the Luscher Farm Children’s Garden.

Luscher Farm is located at 125 Rosemont Rd. West Linn, OR 97068.  Parking with be available at the C3 Church with a shuttle provided by the Adult Community Center.  Come to Luscher Farm, it’s a step back in time to grandma and grandpa’s farm, just like you remember!

It’s a car-free day at the farm, so please park at C3 Church, 17979 SW Stafford Road, and walk or take the free shuttle to the farm.

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Aug
23
10:00am10:00am

The Friends of Rogerson Clematis Garden Docent Program

Docent: a person who leads guided tours especially through a museum, art gallery or botanical garden.

Soon there will be more people visiting the Rogerson Clematis Gardens at Luscher Farm, so it’s time to brush up those docent skills or get trained in the Rogerson Clematis Garden.


To start the new season, we invite our current docents and anyone interested in becoming trained as a docent to meet at the Rogerson Garden Collection greenhouse at Luscher Farm on Wednesday, August 23, from 10:00 to 12:00 for training and a tour of the garden by Linda Beutler, curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, getting (re)acquainted with each other and the collection. We will be using our new docent’s book. If you can’t come to the above training session, please contact Susan Toler to let her know you are interested in becoming a docent. 

We look forward to seeing you!
August 23, 10:00 - 12:00 (and every 4th Wednesday of the month April through October.)

Please RSVP to: Susan Toler at: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503.314.0218

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Jul
29
10:00am10:00am

Quarterly Member Event #3 "Clematis on the Road". Field Trip to Silver Star Vinery

Field Trip to Silver Star Vinery in Yacht WA.. Join us for a fun trip to a fabulous display garden and clematis nursery.   More details to come as we get closer to the date.  Members may bring a friend for a small fee which will be applied to Membership Dues if they join FRCC.

Members: Register here.

Not a member? Join now!

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Jul
26
10:00am10:00am

The Friends of Rogerson Clematis Garden Docent Program

Docent: a person who leads guided tours especially through a museum, art gallery or botanical garden.

Soon there will be more people visiting the Rogerson Clematis Gardens at Luscher Farm, so it’s time to brush up those docent skills or get trained in the Rogerson Clematis Garden.


To start the new season, we invite our current docents and anyone interested in becoming trained as a docent to meet at the Rogerson Garden Collection greenhouse at Luscher Farm on Wednesday, July 26 , from 10:00 to 12:00 for training and a tour of the garden by Linda Beutler, curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, getting (re)acquainted with each other and the collection. We will be using our new docent’s book. If you can’t come to the above training session, please contact Susan Toler to let her know you are interested in becoming a docent. 

We look forward to seeing you!
July 26 , 10:00 - 12:00 (and every 4th Wednesday of the month April through October.)

Please RSVP to: Susan Toler at: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503.314.0218

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Jul
12
2:00pm 2:00pm

International Master Gardener Convention

We are excited to join the Oregon State University Extension Master Gardeners as they host the International Master Gardener Convention with faculty, staff and volunteers from across the United States, Canada and South Korea.  Experience the event first hand and join us at our booth during the hours open to the public 2:00-5:30.

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Jul
11
2:00pm 2:00pm

International Master Gardener Convention

We are excited to join the Oregon State University Extension Master Gardeners as they host the International Master Gardener Convention with faculty, staff and volunteers from across the United States, Canada and South Korea.  Experience the event first hand and join us at our booth during the hours open to the public 2:00-5:30.

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Jun
28
10:00am10:00am

The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection Docent Program

Docent: a person who leads guided tours especially through a museum, art gallery or botanical garden.

Soon there will be more people visiting the Rogerson Clematis Gardens at Luscher Farm, so it’s time to brush up those docent skills or get trained in the Rogerson Clematis Garden.


To start the new season, we invite our current docents and anyone interested in becoming trained as a docent to meet at the Rogerson Garden Collection greenhouse at Luscher Farm on Wednesday, June 28, from 10:00 to 12:00 for training and a tour of the garden by Linda Beutler, curator of the Rogerson Clematis Garden, getting (re)acquainted with each other and the collection. We will be using our new docent’s book. If you can’t come to the above training session, please contact Susan Toler to let her know you are interested in becoming a docent. 

We look forward to seeing you!
June 28, 10:00 - 12:00 (and every 4th Wednesday of the month April through October.)

Please RSVP to: Susan Toler at: sst0916@hotmail.com or 503.314.0218

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Jun
4
1:00pm 1:00pm

Clematis Propagation REGISTRATION CLOSED! THIS CLASS IS FULL.

Sunday June 4th from 1-3 pm, meet our Curator and our Greenhouse Manager in the greenhouse for a thorough course in clematis propagation by cuttings. All materials are provided, and you will leave the class with a plug tray at least partially filled with clematis cuttings. Class fee is $10.00 for FRCC members, $20.00 for non-members, and free to our patron and Duchess of Waverly level members. Pre-event registration is required.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED! WE ARE FULL.

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