A Rosy Day Out-12th Annual Rose Festival at Christianson's Nursery: Saturday, June 27, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Rose display, rose advice, rose lectures, and ice cream! I will be speaking with John Christianson at 2:30 p.m. 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon.
7th Annual Edible Garden Tour in Ballard: Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than a dozen gardens to explore within walking distance of starting point: West Woodland Elementary at 5601 4th Ave NW, Seattle. $10, kids are free (buy at starting point).
Vashon Island 24th Annual Garden Tour: Saturday and Sunday, June 27,28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Explore 5 exquisite gardens plus enjoy live music, lectures, shopping, and more. Tickets are $25.
The Garden Conservancy's Bainbridge Island Area Open Days Tour: Sunday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m (or 5 p.m. depending on garden). Self-guided tour of 6 private gardens including Windcliff, garden of Dan Hinkley and Robert Jones. $7 per person per garden, cash or check, children 12 & under free. No reservations required.
Skagit Symphony Seventh Annual Garden Tour: Sunday, June 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gardens are located in and around Mount Vernon. Featured are some well-designed small gardens as well as larger property located outside the city limits, including the Master Gardener demonstration garden. Tickets are $25. A limited number of tickets will be available on the day of the event in the Discovery Garden at the WSU Extension Center (16650 SR 536, Mt. Vernon) starting at 10 am.
Washington Park Arboretum Weekend Walk Tour Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Casual guided tour focusing on The Witt Winter Garden collection, an amazing display of early bloomers & colorful barks. Free (meet at the Graham Visitors Center at the Washington Park Arboretum). 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle.