Gardening with Ciscoe - Upcoming Events

Gardening with Ciscoe ( ) 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

  • Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden Fall Foliage Festival & Plant Sale: Saturday, October 18 through Saturday, October 25, 10 to 4 p.m. each day. The festival features fall color tours, speakers, demonstrations and excellent deals on outstanding species rhododendrons, companion plants and ferns. 2525 S. 336th Street, Federal Way.

  • Best of the Northwest Fall Art Show: Friday, Oct 24 and Saturday Oct 25 (10 to 6) and Sunday, Oct 26 (10 to 5). All types of locally made art including garden decor. $6 st the door, various discounts on-line. Hangar 30, Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.

  • 2014 All About Fruit Show: Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tree fruit, berry and preserves tasting, kiwis, medlars and quince, cider pressing, mason bee display, apple ID, lectures, tool sharpening, kids' activities, insect and disease information, apple sales. $10 admission, free to WCFS and STFS members and kids. Cedar Valley Grange Hall, 20526 52nd Ave W, Lynnwood. $10, free for kids, free for WCFS and STFS members.

  • Chase Garden Fall Color Guided Tour: Saturday, October 25 at 1:30 p.m. Docent-led tour including history and plant lore: $5. Plants for sale too! 16015 264th Street East, Orting.

  • Puget Sound Mycological Society Annual Wild Mushroom Show Sunday, October 26, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Over 200 varieties of wild mushrooms will be displayed, identified and classified. Visitors can bring in mushrooms for experts to identify. Exhibits, lectures, items for sale, & mushroom tasting. $10, $5 students, under 12 free. 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.

  • Dunn Garden Fall Foliage Festival Sunday, October 26, 1 p.m. -4 p.m. Enjoy autumn colors, story-telling, vendors, childrens activities, silent auction, and refreshments. Complimentary for members, $10 for non-members / $20 for the whole family. Dunn Gardens is located at 13533 Northshire Rd. NW, Seattle. RSVP online or call 206-362-0933.

  • The Evergreen Chrysanthemum Association's Mum Show Friday, October 31 (2-5 p.m.); Saturday, November 1 (9 to 5); Sunday, November 2 (1-3 p.m.). This free show features hundreds of large exhibition English Mums & amazing plant culture. 21215 International Blvd, Des Moines.

  • Art's Alive 5 -9 p.m., Friday, October 31 (5-9 p.m.); Saturday, November 1 (10 to 6); Sunday, November 2 (10 to 4). Many local artists display their works at this free celebration held throughout the La Conner area. Christianson's Nursery takes part Saturday and Sunday with live music by Laurel Bliss & John Clark, cheese tasting from Samish Bay Cheese and apple cider served from their antique cider press.

  • Sue Goetz lecture presented by The Northwest Perennial Alliance Sunday, November 2 at 1 p.m.. Sue will speak on "Landscaping for Winter Color and Beauty" showing how to add texture and color with bark, berries, foliage and evergreens for year-round color. Free. Held at Molbak's: 13625 NE 175th Street, Woodinville.

Ongoing Events