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4933 NE 23rd Ave
Portland, OR
(503) 318-0049
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Classes & Events

We offer an array of classes and workshops – sign up for our mailing list & stay tuned for upcoming events and gatherings.

Drawing Workshop: Botanical Drawing at Thicket - Saturday, August 16th
We will be sketching with watercolor pencils and the lovely Jenna Lechner from Collage (our local art store)

Time: 10 am – 1 pm
Location: Meeting at Collage on 17th and Alberta then walking down to thicket for inspiration.

Cost: $30 – please register at Collage
botanical illustration

 

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Handmade Garden Projects with author Lorene Edwards Forkner

May 5th 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

We are so lucky to have author and avid gardener, Lorene Edwards Forkner joining us for a show and tell of projects from her book “Handmade Garden Projects” We will have several demonstrations and then Lorene will be available for a round of Q and A’s. She is such a wealth of information and inspiration. Come join us!

Wire plant supports
Galvanized gutter with succulents
Flame-free canning jar lanterns
Homemade fireflies
Hairpin fencing Chandeliers

Lorene revels in the seasonal pleasures and broad scope of gardening life in the Pacific Northwest affords. Lorene is editor of Pacific Horticulture magazine, a quarterly journal for passionate gardeners and curious naturalists interested in exploring where gardening and horticulture on the West Coast intersect with real life, design and the environment. Lorene is the author of 5 garden titles including the bestselling Handmade Garden Projects (Timber Press, 2011), and the newly released Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening: Pacific Northwest. She is passionate about West Coast gardens and the beautiful, fruitful, and innovative landscapes of our region.

Follow Lorene online at:
Website & Blog: www.plantedathome.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/loreneedwardsforkner

 

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Woodland floral design with Francoise Weeks

April 29 – 5:00 to 7:00
$60 – includes all flora and supplies – you get to take home your own creation!

Please RSVP to adria@thicketpdx.com

Be inspired by the botanical treasures of the Pacific Northwest! Begin this textural arrangement with lichen-covered branches and moss. Mix in lush foliage and succulents, ferns and mushrooms, fragrant herbs and small bulb plants, such as crocus, muscari and mini daffodils. Later, replant the bulbs in the garden or containers and enjoy them year after year. Gather ideas to express your creativity and learn to work with natural materials found in your own garden!

 

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Urban Transformations—from bare lot to flourishing business

Saturday, April 27, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at Thicket
Hosted by TogetherFarm and Thicket
Reserve Your Space

What if you could turn a derelict lot into a thriving community garden store? Thicket has done just that. In the same way, TogetherFarm is taking thrown out plastic and turning it into beautiful garden boxes for the urban gardener. These are urban transformations. Join Thicket and TogetherFarm for a tour of what used to be a barren gravel lot but is now thriving business with botanical curiosities, vintage finds, and modern craft to inspire life lived in the garden. Get an insider’s look at what it takes to create an urban transformation and bring beauty and benefit to a neighborhood. Walk away with inspiration and a small item to start an urban transformation of your own!

 

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