Gardening with Ciscoe - Upcoming Events

Gardening with Ciscoe ( www.ciscoe.com ) Upcoming Events

Garden Events (Sales, Tours, Speakers, etc)

Listed here are upcoming garden events and sales. Some are one-time events and are listed in order of date. Others are ongoing events or go on for a period of time.

I include mainly events that people and organizations ask me to mention along with some of my personal favorites. Note some events are free, many tours charge admission. If I do not mention a fee, please don't assume that it is free. Visit the websites to determine if there is a fee.

One-Time Events

  • Plant Amnesty Prune-a-thon at Sky Nursery: Saturday, February 28, 9 a.m. -4 p.m. Full day of pruning demonstrations, slideshows, seminars, and fun. Emphasis on hydrangeas and berry bushes. Free. Sky Nursery is at 18528 Aurora Ave. N. in Shoreline.

  • 'Bringing the Living Space into the Garden' class at the Bellevue Botanical Garden: Saturday, February 28, 10:00 a.m. -noon. Karen Stefonick will share her design ideas, techniques and secrets for creating an outside living space that perfectly reflects your inside living space. $35 / $25 for BBG members. Register on-line. 12001 Main Street, Bellevue.

  • Seattle Rose Society pruning demonstration: Saturday, February 28, 10:00 a.m. -2 p.m. Learn about roses, how to care for them and get answers to your questions by rosarians. Woodland Park Rose Garden: 750 N 50th St, Seattle. Free.

  • Whatcom County Home & Garden Show: March 6 to 8, 11 a.m. -9 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m. -9 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Sunday. Lots of vendors and seminars (I will be there Sunday at 2). $8, $7 age 55 plus, free for age 16 & under. Beer and Wine tasting on Friday and Saturday nights. 1775 Front St, Lynden.

  • Whidbey Gardening Workshop: Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m. -4:30 p.m. (registration begins at 8 a.m.) Keynote speaker Nick Bond will talk about "Changing Climate and the Gardener ... What Can We Expect?" There are 44 workshops total. The cost is $40 if pre-register by 11 p.m. on March 1; otherwise $45 at the door. The workshop is held at Oak Harbor High School: 950 NW 2nd Ave.

  • The Western Washington Fruit Research Foundation (WWFRF) Winter Field Day: Saturday, March 7 from 8:30 a.m. -3:30 p.m. Rootstock and scion wood sales, workshops on pruning and grafting, and demonstrations in the fruit garden. $15, $30 family, free for WWFRF members. NW Washington Research & Extension Center: 16650 State Route 536, Mount Vernon.

  • Northwest Horticultural Society Spring Ephemeral Plant Sale: Saturday, March 7, 9 a.m. -3 p.m. Many nurseries will be selling plants. Lecture by Raymond J. Larson at 10 a.m. (donations accepted for lecture). Held at Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 41st St., Seattle.


Ongoing Events