Fall 2014 Tours of Hoyt Arboretum | Autum Colors, History, Maples & More

From press release:
hoyt arboretum2014 Fall Tours
September – October 2014
Noon – 2 p.m. | $3 Suggested Donation | All Ages
More info: hoytarboretum.org

Hoyt Arboretum
4000 Southwest Fairview Boulevard, Portland, OR 97221-2706, Portland, OR 97205


Saturday, Sept 20, 27 & October 25, noon-2pm
Explore Hoyt Arboretum’s Maple Collection

Take a guided tour through one of the largest collections of maple trees in the Northwest. Learn how maples vary in size, spring and fall color, flowers and seeds. Pick out the perfect specimen for your yard or just take an informative, leisurely walk through the arboretum.

Saturday, October 4, noon-2pm
From Weeds to Trees and the Stories in Between

Every plant has a story to share! Learn how the dandelion got its name, why the Douglas fir is not a fir, the tree that held the British Navy at bay, and more! This guided tour of Hoyt Arboretum will open your eyes to the histories and mysteries of the everyday plants and trees around us.

Saturday, October 11, 18, 26 noon-2pm
Tour the colors of autumn at the Hoyt Arboretum

Come sample the rainbow of autumn color at Hoyt Arboretum! Many trees blaze into astounding fall colors. Find your new favorite on this special guided tour!

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