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Portland (cont) :

Columbia Children’s Arboretum This area along the Columbia River northeast of Portland was developed by teachers, local children, volunteers and community support. Includes a garden, arboretum, organic garden, orchard, and a natural area. 10040 NE Sixth Ave, 503.823.PLAY

Berry Botanic Garden Plants from around the world mingle with those of the Pacific Northwest. Stroll the native plant trail and learn about gardening for wildlife. Largest public rock garden on the West coast, also a beautiful place to view flowers of the mountains. 11505 SW Summerville Avenue, 503.636.4112

Rogue River: Palmerton Arboretum Located on West Evans Creek Road. Originally a nursery during the 1920s and 1930s, Palmerton Arboretum contains plant specimens from all over the world, including pines from Japan, cedars from the Mediterranean, and several large coastal redwoods.

Lincoln City:

Connie Hansen Garden Conservancy Just over an acre, a collector’s paradise. More than a hundred Rhododendrons (species and hybrids) several species of Dogwoods, Magnolias, numerous spring flower- ing trees. 1931 NW 33rd Street

Medford: Claire Hanley Arboretum Located on the Oregon State University Extension and Research campus, 569 Hanley Road, Central Point. First planted in the 1960s by the Hanley sisters, with additional plantings since 1995. Mature trees include Cornus mas, Davidia involucrata, and Oxydendrum arboreum.

Portland:

Berry Botanic Garden Plants from around the world mingle with those of the Pacific Northwest. Stroll the native plant trail and learn about gardening for wildlife. Largest public rock garden on the West coast, also a beautiful place to view flowers of the mountains. 11505 SW Summerville Avenue, 503.636.4112

Leach Botanical Garden Public garden dedicated to the study of botany and horti- culture, with an emphasis on plants of the Pacific North- west. Take I-205 to the Foster Rd exit #17. Travel east on Foster Rd to SE 122 Ave. Turn south and continue for three blocks to the parking lot next to Johnson Creek. 6704 SE 122nd Ave, Portland 503-823-9503

Bishop’s Close / Garden at Elk Rock Thirteen acres on a high bluff on the western bank of the Willamette River, with approximately six acres of culti- vated English-style gardens designed by the New York firm of Olmstead and Son who also designed Central Park in New York City and Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon. Many varieties of magnolias as well as for outstanding examples of many native and exotic plants. Located in the Dunthorpe area about two miles north of Lake Oswego. 11800 SW Military Lane, Portland. (800) 452-2562 or (503) 636- 5613.

Hoyt Arboretum, Portland

Columbia Children’s Arboretum This area along the Columbia River northeast of Portland was developed by teachers, local children, volunteers and community support. Includes a garden, arboretum, organic garden,orchard, and a natural area. 10040 NE Sixth Ave, 503.823.PLAY

E. Delta Park Street Tree Arboretum: 503.823.PLAY Arborists from around the country have toured E. Delta Park Street Tree Arboretum, a valuable educational re- source renowned in the tree industry.

Hoyt Arboretum A diverse collection of more than 8,000 trees and plants in a parklike setting. The visitor center features palms, yuccas and evergreen oaks. Located just two miles from down- town Portland. 4000 SW Fairview Blvd., 503.228.8733

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