Jun
28
10:00 am10:00

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

Jul
11
2:00 pm14:00

International Master Gardener Convention

  • Oregon Convention Center

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.

Jul
12
11:15 am11:15

Private Event

Nancy Gronowski will give a short talk to The Stafford group.  There will not be a guided tour.  The group will peruse the garden on their own.

Jul
12
2:00 pm14:00

International Master Gardener Convention

  • Oregon Convention Center

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.

Jul
13
11:00 am11:00

International Master Gardener Conference

  • Oregon Conventer Center

Our curator Linda Beutler will be speaking at the convention at a break-out session open only to registered attendees. Break-out session 7b.  Topic:  A World of Clematis.  Experience the event first hand and join us at our booth during the hours open to the public 2:00-5:30.

 

Jul
26
10:00 am10:00

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

Jul
29
10:00 am10:00

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

  • Silver Star Vinery Clematis

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!

Aug
11
5:00 pm17:00

Volunteer Picnic

Save the date for our annual volunteer picnic!  This is an event where we honor and thank our wonderful volunteers, whose efforts have made the Rogerson Clematis Garden possible!

Aug
23
10:00 am10:00

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

Sep
8
8:00 am08:00

Lake Oswego Chamber

The Friends will host the weekly Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce networking event in the milking parlor of the barn. 

Sep
17
10:00 am10:00

Harvest Celebration at Luscher Farm

  • 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.

Sep
27
10:00 am10:00

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


Jun
4
1:00 pm13:00

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.

May
27
10:00 am10:00

Inviting Vines Garden Tour

Join is for our tenth annual fundraiser, Inviting Vines. This year includes four gardens, plus the Rogerson Clematis Garden.  An additional event "Breakfast with Mike Darcy" at Luscher Farm, begins at 8:30 with limited seating. See all the details on the Inviting Vines 2017 event page.

May
24
10:00 am10:00

The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection Docent Program

  • Luscher Farm

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, May 24, 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!
May 24, 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

May
13
9:00 am09:00

Camas WA Plant Fair

  • Historic Downtown Camas

Held on the day before Mother's Day each year in downtown Camas, the Plant and Garden Fair offers fantastic plant and garden-related items. Not only will you be supporting vendors, you will also be sponsoring scholarships for local women. Rogerson Clematis Garden will have plants for sale at the fair. We will also have information about the care and maintenance of clematis. Come see us!

For more information, visit the Camas Plant & Garden Fair website.

May
13
9:00 am09:00

Garden Expo: The Inland Empire Gardeners' Plant and Garden Art Sale

  • Spokane Community College

The Rogerson Clematis Garden travels to Spokane for one of the Pacific Northwest's largest gardening events. We will have only the best hardy clematis available, especially selected for the challenging eastern Washington climate.  In addition, our curator, Linda Beutler, will be giving a talk, "Some Like It Hot", at 1:00p.m. in the student union auditorium.

May
7
9:00 am09:00

Clackamas County Master Gardener Spring Garden Fair

  • Clackamas County Fairgrounds

This is one of our favorite events of the year because we can catch up with so many friends and introduce gardeners to clematis.The Rogerson Clematis Garden will have hundreds of clematis for sale! Look for us in Row K.

May
6
9:00 am09:00

Clackamas County Master Gardener Spring Garden Fair

  • Clackamas County Fairgrounds

Join us again this year! This is one of our favorite events of the year because we can catch up with so many friends and introduce gardeners to clematis. The Rogerson Clematis Garden will have hundreds of clematis for sale! Look for us in Row K.

Apr
29
10:00 am10:00

Volunteer Orientation Training

  • Luscher Farm

Interested in becoming a volunteer at the Rogerson Clematis Garden? Join our Curator and garden managers for a day to orient both new and current volunteers to the newly developed "Best Practices" for the garden. You will learn principals of caring for all the wonderful plants at the Rogerson Clematis Garden, observe demonstrations and will have an opportunity for hands on practice. Dress for the weather, bring your gloves and come on out for an informative day!
 

Apr
26
10:00 am10:00

The Friends of the Rogerson Clematis Collection Docent Program

  • Rogerson Clematis Garden at Luscher Farm

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, April 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!
April 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

Apr
8
10:00 am10:00

Quarterly Member Event #2

"Some Like it Hot: Clematis for Sunny Sites"

A poster child for heat loving clematis, 'Gravetye Beauty'.

A poster child for heat loving clematis, 'Gravetye Beauty'.

Join our Curator for the unveiling of a new RCG informational handout, "Some Like It Hot: Clematis for Full Sun and Warm Sites" and the illustrated presentation bearing the same name. After the presentation, walk the collection and see where the heat-seekers within the collection are planted. In an effort to upgrade our members-only events, we have some very special door-prizes. This will also be the first chance many members will have to shop at the Collector's Corner sales area inside the greenhouse, where the rare clematis are!

Member?  Register here.

Not a member?  Join now!

 

Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

Clematis at Xera Plants

  • Xera Plants

The Rogerson Clematis Garden takes its show on the road to the retail location of Xera Plants (corner of SE 11th and Clay) for a special clematis sale and book sale/signing with our curator, Linda Beutler. Owners Paul Bonine and Greg Shepherd have generously donated many of the great shrubs you see at the garden, so drop by to thank them and celebrate the beginning of the retail plant buying season!

Mar
25
10:00 am10:00

"All Hands on Deck"

  • Luscher Farm

Grab your gloves and kneeling pads, wear clothing appropriate for the weather and come on out to the garden for a little Spring cleaning! Join the garden and greenhouse managers in an effort to help get the garden cleaned up after our long, chilly winter. Come for an hour or stay for four. Bring a friend and help us get the garden ready for the season. Light refreshments will be available.

Mar
18
10:30 am10:30

Gardeners Connect, Kansas City

  • Anita B Gorman Conservation Discovery Center

Gardeners Connect was formed in 1958 and its mission is "to educate and inspire members to become more complete gardeners" and presents gardening education programs and support gardening and horticulture in the Kansas City area. Linda will be the perfect speaker to inspire members to include clematis in their gardens.

Mar
3
6:00 pm18:00

Plant Nerd Night

  • Lake Bible Church

What would spring be without Plant Nerd Night, and this year, it arrives on Friday, March 3. In support of Mike Darcy, the Friends of Rogerson Clematis Collection, HPSO, and the Salem Hardy Plant Society are stepping in to underwrite and support the event to ensure its continuation. Same format and location: Lake Bible Church, 4565 Carman Drive, Lake Oswego, OR. Doors open at 6p.m., program commences at 7p.m. and runs until about 9p.m. Free admission. Six specialty nurseries will present their featured plants for this year. There are always lots of door prizes, and plants will be available for purchase also. It's a fun way to start the new gardening year.

Feb
22
4:15 pm16:15

Northwest Flower and Garden Show

  • Washington State Convention Center

Linda will present "Oh Grow Up! Clematis Contained" selecting the clematis for containers. Hood Room, 4:15 p.m. Seminars at this event are free, but early sign-up is advised on the day of the event. 

Feb
11
9:00 am09:00

Insights to Gardening - OSU Master Garden Spring Program

  • LeSelles-Stewart Center

All day Master Gardener training. Our curator, Linda Beutler will be speaking on care and cultivation of clematis, and our volunteers will be selling winter-flowering clematis at the concurrent vendor fair. This event is for OSU Master Gardeners only.

Feb
8
12:00 pm12:00

The Dixon Gallery and Garden

  • Mrmphis, TN

Dixon Gallery Munch and Learn Series. Linda will be presenting "English Garden Influences: How the gardens of 20th Century England have molded American gardens. More details as they become available.

Feb
5
1:00 pm13:00

Annual Book Soiree at Garden Fever!

  • 3433 Northeast Fremont Street Portland, OR, 97212 United States

Every year Garden Fever! hosts a garden book soiree. In addition to regular presenter Timber Press Senior Editor Tom Fischer, Richard and Lori have invited Linda to discuss and read from her Plant Lover's Guide to Clematis (Timber Press, 2016). Free and open to the public.

Jan
28
10:00 am10:00

Quarterly Member Event #1 for 2017

  • Farmhouse, Luscher Farm

Clematis By the Book:  Exploring the FRCC Library from 1865 to 2017

Join us as we share prized books from our library...and Brewster's. Linda will bring prized book down from the office and library and talk about reviews, historic value and so on. Nothing like curling up with a few good books in January.  Light refreshments included. Members may bring a guest for $5 with the fee applied towards their membership fee if your friend joins.

Register at membership@rogersonclematiscollection.org

Not a member? join now!