Calendar of Events

Events & Classes


Posted on: 02/23/2017

2017 Classes & Events at Blooming Junction
Please call or email to register in advance for events & classes 503-681-4646 –

Saturday, April 1 11am-12pm Foolin’ Around with Perennials

April Fool’s day is a great time to learn more about perennial plants! These outstanding

garden performers return and grow year after year, making them a great investment.,

and they offer unlimited bloom colors and foliage textures for garden and planter use.


Saturday, April 8 Two Workshops Today. . .

11am-1pm Ukrainian Egg Decorating Workshop!

A fun hands-on tutorial on how to make pysanky, or Ukrainian Easter eggs. Eggs and all

materials provided for this session, and students will take home all tools and materials

needed to continue making more eggs at home. Guest Pysanky Egg expert is Julie Strozyk,
a woman of many talents. She’s a master storyteller, and has been doing and teaching egg-dying art many years.

Pre-registration required, class size limited $35 fee for all materials and training

2-3pm Make an Easter Basket!

Blooming Junction staff will offer a wealth of creative ideas and a trove of charming

plants and decorative materials. You can count on a really fun time exploring new ideas

(why not bring some friends along?), and you’ll go home with a spectacular living Easter

basket to show off or give away.

Preregistration required. $25 fee for materials


Saturday, April 15 1-4 pm Join us for Easter Fun at The Junction

Party begins at 1pm, so bring the whole family for outdoor fun….

Meet the Easter Bunny and take home family pictures!

Easter Egg hunts for all ages this afternoon, and prizes galore.

Bring your biggest basket from home to score the most Easter Eggs!

Egg hunts:

Hunts for Kids 1 to 3 and 4-12 begin at 1:30

Adults egg hunt with great prizes begins at 2:30


Saturday, April 22 All Day Earth Day Celebration

Are you doing your part to be kind to Mother Earth? Celebrate her with us today!

11am-12pm Drop in workshop: for kids: DIY Seed Bombs

Make a special Mother’s Day gift for mom: homemade seed bombs using clay & a selection

of wildflower & herb seeds. $5 activity fee


Saturday, April 29 11am-12pm All About Succulents!

As our climate changes, succulent plants offer a diversity of color and texture that can

be the ticket to achieving a lush garden design with much less watering. Join us to learn

more about how to use them!


Saturday, May 6 11am-12pm Tomatoes 101

Tomatoes can be the pride of your garden and your dinner table, but they can be challenging to grow successfully in Pacific Northwest gardens, due to our cool nights and unpredictable amounts of sunshine May is the perfect month to plant tomatoes, so come learn best tips for success, and shop our great selection of proven performers and heirloom tomatoes.

May 13 and 14 Mother’s Day Weekend!
Saturday May 13

11-Noon – Kids Decorate a Terra Cotta Pot for Mom
Kids will have a blast decorating and planting up a kid-sized terra cotta pot to give Mom for Mother’s Day. Pot, decorative paints, and select an-nual plants provided.
$10 Materials fee


Sunday May 14 – Celebrate Mom!

Bring your Mom and family out for Mimosas and a garden stroll
We’ll make it easy for you to party with Mom! Pick out her favorite hanging basket, and
enjoy free champagne Mimosas, lemonade and fancy tea cakes and cookies.

Saturday, May 20 11am-12pm Edible Gardens & Sustainable Food

Robin Lindsley, Executive Director of the Dairy Creek Food Web will tell us all about how to plant for our own family needs, and what’s going on to support sustainable gardening in Washington County.

 Saturday, May 27th 11am-12pm Make a Living Wreath

Living wreaths are spectacular works of art. You will wow your friends and family with the one you make today.
Class size is limited, pre-registration required
Materials fee: 10” wreath $35, 14” wreath $65, 20” wreath $85


 Saturday, June 3rd Celebrating Rose Festival and Roses! 11am-12pm

Join us for a Sneak peek New Rose Introductions for 2018! Celebrate Rose Festival without all the traffic and learn about the New 2018
Week’s Roses varieties. Class attendees may pre-order new introductions and receive special discounts. If you love roses, don’t miss this special class!


 Saturday, June 10th  Strawberries, Strawberries, Strawberries!   

Beginning at 11:00AM,  Farmer Justin will teach a class on Strawberry Jam! Sample the various varieties we are growing for what should be a bumper crop!


Sunday, June 18th is Father’s Day!

Celebrate Dad with us from 10am to 4pm-  Craft Beer Tasting, Onsite tool sharpening from Edgemaster Sharpening, Hot Dogs! (Dads get a Free One!) plus activities for the whole family!


Saturday, June 24th! Booming Junction 3rd Annual Summer Solstice Celebration!

Come out and enjoy Live Music, Wine Tasting, Food, and Family Fun Activities including professional story telling and face painting for the young ones!