Throughout the year, we offer opportunities for further learning through workshops and events on a variety of topics, including terrarium design, kokedama building, and other DIY plant projects.

In addition, we often host makers for trunk shows and gallery events, and host private workshops. Consult the calendar of events, below, and join our mailing list to receive periodic updates about what’s going on at Pistils.

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WORKSHOP REGISTRATION

Workshops tend to fill quickly. Registration for our current workshop series — including our terrarium workshop, kokedama workshop and staghorn fern mounting workshop — is available below through our web shop.

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PRIVATE GATHERINGS

We love hosting private parties, workshops, retreats and other special events in our beautiful new Solarium. Interested in scheduling an event? We’d love to hear about it.

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CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS
  • Mon
    25
    Sep
    2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pmPistils Nursery // 3811 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97227

    [REGISTER]Join us for a special hands-on class, where you'll learn to mount an epiphytic plant on cork. You'll learn all about the care for these unique plants, all while enjoying complementary wine

    A few of the plant types and genera you may choose from include: Jungle cacti, Ferns, Philodendron, Hoya and Syngonium.

  • Tue
    10
    Oct
    2017
    7:00 pmPistils Nursery // 3811 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97227

    [REGISTER]Join Pistils staff to learn the art and craft of the Japanese Kokedama -- a traditional bonsai form.

    Kokedama, simply translated, means "moss ball." In this all inclusive class, you'll create your own Kokedama from a tropical plant of your choosing, and learn best practices for care and upkeep to keep your new string garden beautiful and healthy, all while enjoying complementary wine.

  • Tue
    24
    Oct
    2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pmPistils Nursery // 3811 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97227

    [REGISTER] Want a greener thumb? Join Pistils staff for a special House Plants 101 workshop. From ferns to Philodendrons, from cacti to Calathea, you'll learn all about how to care for some of our most popular house plants.

    In the hands-on portion of the workshop, we'll cover how to properly pot a plant and determine which soil to use. The class includes a 4" plant and corresponding terracotta pot!

  • Tue
    07
    Nov
    2017
    7:00 pmPistils Nursery // 3811 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97227

    [REGISTER] For this Bromeliad Mounting workshop, we're focusing on creating dynamic centerpieces using unique tumbled grapewood, sphagnum moss and Bromeliad plants.

    You'll learn all about these colorful, tropical plants and their unique care, and can choose to create a small or large mount - all while enjoying complementary wine.

  • Tue
    05
    Dec
    2017
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pmPistils Nursery // 3811 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97227

    [REGISTER] Join Pistils staff at our newest workshop, where you'll mount your very own Staghorn Fern onto a rustic cedar board.

    We'll teach you the proper method to mount these dramatic ferns, named for their long antler-like fronds. You'll leave the class with your completed mount and knowing the ins and outs of staghorn fern care. Completed mounts are easy to care for and make beautiful additions to any home. Workshop admission includes all materials necessary to create one staghorn fern mount, as well as hands-on assembly and care instruction plus complementary wine.

  • Tue
    19
    Dec
    2017
    7:00 pmPistils Nursery // 3811 N Mississippi Ave. Portland, OR 97227

    [REGISTER] Join Pistils staff for our monthly Terrarium workshop: An after-hours event in which you'll learn the art and craft of terrarium building, with complementary wine!

    In this month's class, you can craft a terrarium big or small - the choice is yours, and you're even welcome to bring your own vessel! You'll learn all of our favorite tricks and tips for design, planting and care from Pistils staff, and have all of the resources of the nursery--including our beautiful "Terrarium Bar"--at your disposal.

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