2018 Event & Class List:
May 19th Saturday 1-2pm The Bountiful Container
Beautiful container gardens come in all shapes and sizes. Even a few small pots on a balcony or front porch can provide fresh green for salads, flowers for bouquets, and enhance your view by just being lovely to look at. The soil you choose and your plant combinations are the things that matter most. Emily will cover soil options, plants that thrive in small spaces and how to get the most beauty and bounty out of your container garden this summer and fall with Emily Wilkins.
June 30th Saturday 1-2pm Hummingbird & Butterfly Gardens
Learn which plants Hummingbirds and Butterflies love and how to attract into your garden with Cyndi Stuart.
July 7th Saturday 1-2pm Good Bug, Bad Bug: Insect Pests and their beneficial Predators. The PNW is host to many destructive insects pests and also many beneficial species that rely on those "bad" bugs for food. The relationship between lady bugs & aphids is known to many gardeners but that is just the tip of the iceberg. Come learn how to identifying your enemy and how to control them. Insect life cycles, different control methods, and plants that will repel your trouble maker will be discussed in detail. Emily will have samples of the actual baddies to observe and some good guys and girls also-with Emily Wilkins.
October 20th Saturday 1-2pm Putting Your Garden to Bed. Fall is the ideal time to prepare for a fabulous garden next spring and summer. Get your raised beds and containers ready for winter weather by applying mulch, compost and other amendments to enhance and protect your soil. Emily will explain how cover crops or green manures work to help you have better soil and plants in 2019. If you want to extend your harvest and keep your late summer beauties well fed and watered as the season changes now is the time. Now is also a great time to start making your own compost or start a worm bin compost system, come learn how-with Emily Wilkins.
We are in the process of finalizing our speakers and classes on topics that we think you will find educational, informative, entertaining and fun for 2018 and 2019.
Our seminars of gardening topics are free and usually scheduled on a weekend day at the nursery.
In addition to seminars we also provide classes/workshops that will require a fee. Examples may include moss basket classes and wreath making classes.
We are in the process of finalizing our speakers and classes on topics that we think you will find educational, informative, entertaining and fun for 2018 and 2019. If you are interested in speaking, please email us!