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Historic house sets garden exhibit.

Byline: Almanac by The Register-Guard

"Gardening Through Time," an exhibit coordinated by the Eugene Garden Club, will be featured during June at the Shelton-McMurphey-Johnson House, 303 Willamette St.

The new exhibit will open on Sunday, with members of the Lane County Beekeepers presenting a special program on "Honeybees and Gardening."

The historic house is open from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. Admission is $3 ($1 for children under 12).

Writer and photojournalist Eric Hansen will discuss his book "Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust and Lunacy" at 8 p.m. Thursday in the Alumni Lounge of Gerlinger Hall, 1468 University St., on the University of Oregon campus.

The presentation is free.

The Oregon Garden, 879 W. Main St., Silverton, will be host to the Salem Rose Show and Plant Society Showcase from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

Showcase participants include the Willamette Valley Daylily Club, the Oregon Trail Iris Society, the Pacific Northwest Clematis Society, the Cherry City Orchid Society, the Portland Chrysanthemum Society, the Pacific Northwest Lily Society, the Salem Fuchsia Society and the Pacific Northwest Peony Society. The Salem Rose Society sponsors the show.

Admission to the garden is $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 students, $3 children 8 to 13, free for children 7 and younger.

To be listed in Almanac on Wednesday in the Entree section, notices of garden-related events must reach The Register-Guard by Tuesday of the week preceding publication. Mail the notices to: Almanac, The Register-Guard, P.O. Box 10188, Eugene, OR 97440; fax notices to 338-2813 or send e-mail to jboyd@ guardnet.com.
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Date:May 29, 2002
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