Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group
WE REGRET TO INFORM YOU THAT OUR EVENING EDUCATIONAL SPEAKER PROGRAMS ARE CANCELED THRU AT LEAST OCTOBER 2020. THE CHURCH HAS CANCELED ALL RENTALS DURING THIS TIME PERIOD, AND WE WANT TO MAKE SURE WE ARE LOOKING OUT FOR THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ALL OUR GARDENING FRIENDS DURING THESE UNCERTAIN TIMES WITH THE COVID-19 VIRUS BY CANCELING OUR SPEAKER EVENTS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING. WE MISS YOU!
THIS IS WHAT WE HOPE WE WILL BE ABLE TO ANNOUNCE NEXT:
Please join the Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM in the Unitarian Universalist Church, 1685 W 13th Ave, Eugene OR for our next speaker program.
Doors on the east side of the building open at 6:30 PM for refreshments, book sales, botanical sample browsing and socializing. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members. Membership in the Hardy Plant Group is $20 annually. There is ample parking in the parking lot which can be accessed from both Chambers St or W 13th Ave.
Please note the additional parking area and also the overflow area: Additional parking is available in the adjacent Looking Glass Center parking lot to the north, but please do not park under the covered entry way. Overflow parking is also available in the Early Childhood CARES parking lot on W 12th Ave just east of the Looking Glass Center and the first 20 spaces on the east and south side of Berean Baptist Church just across Chambers St to the west.
WVHPG Coming Events for 2020
Our Monthly Meetings and Speaker Programs take place at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Eugene, 1685 W 13th Ave, (the corner of Chambers St and W 13th Ave) Eugene, Oregon. Entrance is on the east side of the building and there is ample parking in the parking lot which can be accessed from both Chambers St or W 13th Ave. Additional parking is available in the adjacent Looking Glass Center parking lot to the north, but please do not park under the covered entry way. Overflow parking is also available in the Early Childhood CARES parking lot on W 12th Ave just east of the Looking Glass Center and the first 20 spaces on the east and south side of Berean Baptist Church, just across Chambers St to the west. See our Contact Us page for a map of the parking areas and directions.
Meetings begin at 7:00 PM, but the doors open at 6:30 PM for refreshments, book buying, botanical sample browsing, and socializing. We meet the second Tuesday of the month, September through November, and January through May. The public is invited to attend our speaker meetings. Admission is free for members and $5 for non-members.
Our monthly meetings include:
~ Fascinating and informative presentations from the best plant people in the world.
~ Superb botanical samples - find out what's blooming now!
~ Terrific door prizes.
~ Wonderful gardening and plant books at discounted prices.
~ Plants available for purchase.
~ Refreshments and a chance to visit with speakers and members before and after the presentation.
Join us for our next event...
Watch for more information on our up-coming programs and events...
DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, IT IS WITH GREAT SADNESS THAT WE NEED TO CANCEL OUR 29th ANNUAL PLANT SALE DUE TO CONCERNS FOR OUR GARDENING FRIENDS AND OUR VOLUNTEERS.
Saturday, May 9, 2020 ~ 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Annual Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group Plant Sale
Lane County Fair Grounds
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS FOR LANDSCAPE CONTRACTORS
Some of the programs presented by the Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group qualify for Continuing Education Credits for licensed Landscape Contractors. We are providing a downloadable Certificate of Attendance form that you can print and bring to the programs to have a board member sign to verify your attendance. Submit as required to the Oregon LCB.
LCB Continuing Education Credits
WE ARE SAD TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO RESUME OUR REGULAR EVENING SPEAKER PROGRAMS UNTIL AT LEAST NOVEMBER 2020, AS OUR MEETING VENUE WILL NOT BE BOOKING MEETINGS OF OUR SIZE UNTIL AFTER OCTOBER. UNTIL THEN, WE WILL MISS ALL OF OUR GARDENING FRIENDS.