Heronswood Garden Open & Plant Sale: Saturday, July 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plant sale and lectures by Dan Hinkley and Nita Jo Rountree (free) and self-guided garden tours ($10 donation). 7530 NE 288th St, Kingston.
Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival: Saturday and Sunday, July 25,26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with Glow Run on Friday night. Shroom Feast, Entertainment, Farm Tour, Wine & Beer Tent and more. Plus I will be broadcasting live (11 to 1) from the festival. Tickets $5, age 12 & under free (available online, at retail locations or on day of tour at 506 4th St. in Snohomish). Regional Athletic Complex, Steilacoom & Marvin Rd, Lacey.
Snohomish Garden Club's 31st Annual Garden Tour: Sunday, July 26, noon -5 p.m. This is always a great tour. Tickets $12, age 13 & under free (available online, at retail locations or on day of tour at 506 4th St. in Snohomish).
'Grow Fresh Produce Year Round' at Windmill Gardens: Saturday, August 1 at 10 a.m. Master Gardener Larry Davis offers tips for late planting of vegetables that grow well in the Northwest fall to winter climate. Free but RSVP for a seat. 16009 60th Street East, Sumner.
'The Mad Propagationist with Justin Galicic' sponsored by Northwest Horticulture: Saturday, August 1 at 10 a.m. In this hands-on class, you will learn two easy-to-master techniques: air layering and stem cuttings. $35, $25 for NHS members. Space is limited,register in advance. Location of the class is in Normany Park.
The Garden Conservancy's Olympia Area Open Days Tour: Saturday, August 1, 10 a.m. -4 p.m (or 3 p.m. for the Chase Garden). Self-guided tour of 2 private gardens in Olympia plus the Chase Garden in Orting. $7 per person per garden ($8 for Chase), cash or check, children 12 & under free. No reservations required.
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.