Grasses are for more than just lawns…

It’s getting time to ‘Fall into the Grasses’! A FREE class, Sat. Sept 1st 11am -12:30pm Inspiring, easy-to-grow _AND_ pretty low maintenance, perennial grasses are one of the best things you can do to make your landscape beautiful and interesting, and special bonus, they are deer proof! This class will discuss the culture, identification, use,…

Dog days? Woof, let’s make Hypertufa!

Hi there succulent & alpine gardening fans! Come join the gang at Madras Garden Depot for our 6th annual August Hypertufa container classes. You have 2 dates to choose from, Saturday, August 4th (I) and Saturday August 11th (II) from 10am-1:30pm.  Each participant in the class will make up to 3 hypertufa rock-like projects, which…

Reluctant Spring

  Hello, friends of Madras Garden Depot! We have been busy getting ready for a new year in the garden.  The good news is that we had a very mild winter but now spring is very slow in arriving. It keeps hesitating, dragging its feet with every temperature fluctuation​, ​raindrop and gust of wind.  Fortunately one of the benefits of this crazy,…

Late Summer happenings….Hypertufa, again!

    Upcoming class….Come join the gang at Madras Garden Depot for the 2nd of our annual August Hypertufa container classes,  Saturday August 20th from 10am-1:30pm. Each participant  will make up to 3 hypertufa rock-like planters, which you can take home an plant up – for class participants we’re offering 20% off on 4″ succulents…

Twilight Open Garden – this Friday!

This Friday, August 5th from 6 – 8 pm there will be a free ‘Twilight Open Garden’ at the Moran residence in Yarrow, co-sponsored by the Madras Garden Depot & the Madras Garden Club. This garden is about 3 years old and was intentionally designed to display very hardy, but beautiful native and adapted ornamental plants that…

Hypertufa? What??

Hey Central Oregon gardening fans! Do you like interesting , all weather planters for tabletops and patios?  Please consider joining the gang at Madras Garden Depot for our 5th annual August Hypertufa container classes, Saturday, August 6th and Saturday August 20th from 10am-1:30pm  Each participant in the class will make up to 3 hypertufa rock-like…

We have the local cheer!

When you decide to ignore the cold fog do some Holiday shopping, consider a visit our nursery where you will find a nice assortment of indoor flowering plants such as cool-weather loving Cyclamen and Zygo (Christmas) cactus & Rabbit’s Foot Fern to bring on Holiday cheer! There is also a small group of hanging glass mini-terrariums…