Enjoy Events & Meetings at Lebanon Garden Club, Lebanon, Oregon

Welcome To The Lebanon Garden Club

We are a non-profit organization serving gardeners in greater Lebanon. Our goals are — Promote & encourage the art of gardening & the study of horticulture; Aid in the protection & conservation of native trees, shrubs, wildflowers & natural resources; Promote civic beauty & roadside improvements; & Cooperate with other agencies interested in these projects.

“I pledge to protect and conserve the natural resources of the planet earth and promise to
promote education so we may become caretakers of the air, water, forest, land, and wildlife.

Enjoy These Events

Lebanon Garden Club Plant Sale

Friday May 1, 2015

At The old Service Station, Oak & Park 

Next to Ralston Park Rose Garden


Meetings and Ongoing Projects

Third Monday of each month at the First Christian Church 
170 E Grant, Lebanon, OR 97355
 Time: 12:00 noon unless stated otherwise.
Meetings at member's homes May - September
Information: (541) 258-7693

All Meetings Open to the Public
  • March 19, 2015
  •    Santiam District Spring Meeting
       First Christian Church 
       170 E Grant, Lebanon
    April 20-22, 2015                                                                                                                                                72nd Annual  Pacific Region                                                                                                                                                    Convention, Eugene, OR
    May 1, 2015 - 9:00-4:00                                                                                                                                       Annual Plant Sale, Lebanon                                                                                                                                       Ralston Park Building corner of Park & Oak    
    May 15-17, 2015
    86th Annual National Garden Club Convention    
    Louisville, Kentucky
    June 7-13, 2015                                                                                                                                                  National Garden Week
        FRI June, 5- SAT June 6, 2015
        Strawberry Fair Flower Quilt & Art Show, 
        Lebanon Evangelical Church Annex 75 E Ash
  • June 7-13, 2015
       National Garden Week

  • June 15-17, 2015
  • 86th Annual OSFGC Convention                                                                                                                                       Coos Bay, Oregon
    Thursday, July 20, 2015
    Santiam, District Picnic
    Moon Shadow Lavender Farm

  • As Scheduled
  • Garden Club Tours                                                                                                                                              Thursday, April 16, 2015                                                                                                                                            Mt.Angel - Glockenspiel  Restaurant &                                                                                                                     tour of Gardens of the Sisters of the St. Mary Church                                                                                          Meet at the First Christian Church, Grant & Grove                                                                                                                       for carpooling 9:35 am We will leave promptly at 10:00am.                                                                                            Plan on bringing at least $10 for lunch and a suggested $3 tip for the driver.                                                                        For information call: 541-401-2336                                                                                                                                                                                         
    October 22, 2015
    Santiam District Meeting, Location: TBA 

              Monthly Lebanon Garden Club Meetings
    April 21, 2014
                  Time: 12:00 pm
                   Program: "Mini Horticulture Workshop"
                   Bring horticulture samples from your own garden, learn how to best choose
                   and display your entry, as  well as understanding what the judges are looking
                   for at our next Strawberry Fair Flower show.
                   First Christian Church, 170 E Grant, Lebanon
    May 19, 2014   
                   Time: 12:00 pm
                   Program: Adelman's Peony Gardens
                   Carol Adelman will share the history of her farm as well as discuss the best varieties                                                                                                          for our area and many rips for growing these beautiful flowers.                                 
                   Place: Member's Home Call (541) 258-7693 or Email
                    for meeting info, location & directions.
    June 16, 2014
                   Time: 12 pm
                    Program:  Culinary Herbs-Gardening
                    Enjoy a fun-filled discussion of culinary herbs, including
                    crafting and cooking ideas. 
                    Place: Member's Home                                                                                                                                                      Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions                                             
    July 21, 2015                                                                                                                                                           Time: 12pm  Event: Picnic                                                                                                                                   Program:  Rose Garden                                                                                                                                                                                                             Special guest, Mayor, Paul Aziz, will give an overview of  Lebanon's current plans for our                                                               community. Shelly Garrett, Chamber manager will give updates about our new Veteran's                                                      home, event center, nursing school, hotel & restaurant and Gary Marks, City Manager                                                        will give an over view of future plans for Lebanon                                                                                             Place: Ralston City Park, Lebanon. **Invited Guests**                                                                                            Call (541)258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions
    August 19, 2014
          Time: 12 pm
          Program:  Fall/Winter Gardening
          Discussion of excellent choices to extend your garden through Fall and
          Winter, including adding a simple water system during the off-season
          while the garden rests
          Place: TBA, call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, 
    and directions.

    September 15, 2014
                     Time: 12 pm
                     Program: Preserving The Harvest
                      Discussing and demonstration of preserving local foods, hosted by                                                                               
    Local Author, Linda Zeidrich. Dehydrating local foods & creating                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    "Meals in a jar-salads, instant meals (just add water) plus 
                       germinating, hosted by Jan Blevins.                                 
             Place: Timeless Gardens, 33527 Brewster Rd, Lebanon
                       Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    October 20, 2014
                        Time: 12 PM
                          Program: Moonshadow Lavender
                        Gale Blasquez will give an over view on growing Lavender and discuss products that
                         can be made out of Lavender oils, including Lavender for cooking.
                         Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.                           
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    November 17, 2014
                        Time: 12 PM
                        Program: Thanksgiving Potluck and Wild Yeast Bakery
                        April Hall Cutting will provide a hands on demonstration of hand crafted,
                         artisan bread made with locally grown organic grain.
                         Donations: Bring comfort items for Roseburg Veterans hospital.
                         Member in charge: Marian Pennington
                         Country Store: Bring knicknacks and sale items. Proceeds go to the Soup Kitchen.
                         Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    December 15, 2014
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Christmas potluck, White Elephant Bingo and gift exchange.
                        Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.
                        Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    January 19, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Pitchfork & Crow Organic Farm
                         An overview of P & C's own Community Supported Agriculture program, 
                         which provides a variety of fresh produce delivered bi-weelky.
                         Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.
                        Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    February 16, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Hydrangea's Plus
                         An interesting and informative overview for Hydrangea lovers and those
                         interested in supporting local growers. Enjoy the fun and interactive discussion 
                         of local Hydrangeas and related plants.
                         Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    March 16, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Mushroomery of Lebanon - Wildcrafting Mushrooms
                         Jen Olsen will discuss growing organic, medicinal and gourmet mushrooms year round.
                         Discussion of the best choices for our local area, including a fun question and answer opportunity.
                         Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    April 20, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Native American Dinner
                         Our member, Kiamichi Isham will highlight local foods and traditional ingredients. 
                         An interactive discussion of local plants, focusing on indigenous natives.
                         Place: First Christian Church 170 E. Grant St.
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    May 18, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Water matters
                         Installing and enjoying the convenience of water-conserving drip lines for your garden.
                         Program and demonstration by Barbara Rowe, our own member and experienced gardener.
                         Place: Member's home. 
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    June 15, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: All About Perennials
                         Crystal Cady from Sunflower Acres Farm & Garden, will provide an interesting overview
                         or the benefits of perennials, including the extensive variety and their advantages over 
                         annual plantings.
                         Place: Member's home. 
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions.

    July 20, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Picnic In The Park Potluck
                         Bring a dish to share & your own table service.
                         Highlighting the Garden Club's community project of the the beautiful Rose garden.
                         Installation of new officers.
                         Place: Ralston City Park - Lebanon
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions

    August 17, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: All About Spring bulbs
                         A fun hands on demonstration program by our own Trudie Bason, local 
                         nursery owner & expert. Learn to plant your bulb garden, take advantage 
                         of all seasons and layer your bulbs to produce color throughout the seasons.
                         Place: Member's home. 
                         Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions.

    September 21, 2015
                        Time: 12 PM
                         Program: Lets Celebrate Us!
                          Trudie Bason leads a fun discussion of our club, our members and our future. 
                          A look at who we are and what we can do together.
                          Share your favorite food or recipe, bring pictures of your garden successes 
                          and challenges and learn about new members.
                          Place: Timeless Gardens Nursery, 33527 Brewster Rd, Lebanon
                          Call (541) 258-7693 or Email for meeting info, location and directions. 


    Ongoing Projects

    March - Seed Exchange at Monthly Meeting 
    May 1, 2015 - Annual Plant Sale w/ 2 planting parties to get ready TBA 
    June 5-6, 2015 - Flower Quilt & Art Show for Strawberry Fair, 2-day event
    October - Furnish Comfort Items for Veterans at Roseburg & Socks for the 
                    Soup Kitchen @ First Christian Church 
    November 4, 2014 - Natural Holiday Decorating - "Fresh From The Garden" 
                        A hands-on workshop at the Lebanon Library. 6:30pm-8:00pm Free
    December -Donate non-parishable foods for our annual Food Drive for FISH-Helping families during the Holidays
    January - Bring paper products to donate to the Church
    February 24, 2015 Seed Saving Workshop - 6:30-8:00 Lebanon Library Free
    As needed - Furnish Flowers for Weddings, Funerals and Church Services (when called upon) 
    As needed - Maintain Rose Garden in Ralston City Park (Park Street) 
    As needed - Develop and maintain Garden Club Website 
    As needed - Community & District Projects or Events including evening workshops on gardening,                                                         food preservation, seed saving, and more.
    For more information please call Trudie Bason (541) 258-7693 or email Lebanon Garden Club