The Portland Chapter

American Rhododendron Society

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At the ARS Portland Chapter we invite you to enjoy the wide variety of rhododendrons and companion plants in each our two fine gardens - the Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden and the
Cecil & Molly Smith Garden.

We also invite you to join us at one of our monthly meetings. There you will be able to enjoy an informative gardening presentation, get advice from some of our country's most highly esteemed rhododendron growers and propagators, obtain new unusual plants for your garden, or just share time with other gardeners and rhododendron lovers.

If you are from the Portland area and enjoy growing rhododendrons, you've come to the right place. We are happy to share any knowledge we may have, just as we appreciate hearing the gardening experiences of others. Most of all, we enjoy rhododendrons and azaleas in our gardens.

Whether you choose to be our guest at a monthly meeting or prefer to attend one of our special events, we are ready to welcome you at the Portland Chapter.

Please come and join us.


Upcoming Events

Saturday-Sunday, May 10th-11th
Mothers' Day Sale and Show

Thursday, May 15:
Health Benefits of Nearby Nature - Rehabilitation, Recovery, and Restoration in the Garden
Teresia M. Hazen, Horticultural Therapist for Legacy
Awards Banquet