Upcoming Event: Club Meeting
Tuesday, July 22nd: Starting at 7:00PM
Guest Speaker: Eamonn Hughes
Topic: Water Features and Design
Meeting Location: Members Home
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A native of Ireland, Eamonn Hughes has been designing and constructing water features thruought Europe
and the United States for over 40 years. His work has been published in many national magazines and he has written and co-authored
a number of books on water gardening. In 1987 he established Hughes Water Gardens in Tualitan. The facility, located just
south of Portland, includes retail and wholessale nursery operations as well as several enchanting water gardens and a large
nursery. Eamonn received "The Reatiler of the Year" award by the Oregon Association of Nurseries for his development
of this garden center. Eamonn will present a dramamtic series of before and after images showing how water cab be used to solve difficult
design problems and transform into a dynamic yet tranquil oasis. He will share the beautiful and exciting palette of aquatic
plants that are just waiting to be discovered by you.
Come and learn all about plants and planting for your outdoor patio.
Hughes Water Gardens25289 SW Stafford RoadTualiain, OR 97062Tel: (503)638-1709
Plant of the Month: Agastache 'Blackadder' - 'Hummingbrid Mint'
Agastache 'Blackadder' is a clumping perenial flower with spikes of dark-red purple peppered with tiny mauve blooms.
These are a favorite of hummingbirds, butterflies and bees through the summer and early fall. The blue-green leaves are aromatice
with an anise or licorice scent. Thid perennial can get 3' tall and 2' wide. It prefers full sunshine and good drainage and is hardy in zones 6-9.