Linda Beutler, author of “From Garden to Vase: Growing and Using Your Own Cut Flowers” and cutting garden instructor at Clackamas Community College, will explore the plant kingdom for flowers, foliage and fruit you may not have thought to use, but that you may already be growing! This illustrated talk will offer a visual feast to the eye and inspiration for making your own floral arrangement. In addition, Linda will provide tips for making cut plant material last longer.
Linda specializes in the cultivation and use of herbaceous perennials and cutting gardens for home and commerce. She grows a diverse collection of plants on a city lot in Portland. She is the author of three books: Gardening with Clematis, Garden to Vase, and Plant Lovers Guide to Clematis. She lectures nationally on numerous gardening topics, and she has made numerous appearances on Portland’s Garden Time TV.