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

  • Heronswood Garden Summer Open & Plant Sale: Saturday, July 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plant sale and lectures by Dan Hinkley and Sam Decker (free) and self-guided garden tours ($10 donation). 7530 NE 288th St, Kingston.

  • Magnuson Children's Garden Family Day: Tuesday July 26, 6 to 8 p.m. Family-friendly activities in the childrens Garden with a Beatles tribute band, Creme Tangerine, in the amphitheater right next door! Free. Amphitheater and Children's Garden at Magnuson Park: 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle.

  • Seattle Japanese Garden Party: Friday, July 29, 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Harp and bamboo flute, dancers, haiku art walk, Japanese cuisine, sake, and wine. $75 includes entry to the Japanese Garden, dinner, drinks, and entertainment.

  • Ballard P-Patch's Art in the Garden: Saturday, July 30, 11 a.m. -5 p.m. Works by local artists, live music, children's activities, silent auction and beer garden. Held at Ballard P-Patch, 8527 25th Ave NW in Seattle. No charge to attend event.

  • Snohomish Garden Club's 31st Annual Garden Tou: Sunday, July 31, noon to 5 p.m. Visit 8 great Snohomish gardens. Tickets $15 (day of tour, 506 4th St. in Snohomish) or $12 in advance (online or local retail locations). No charge to attend event.

Ongoing Events

  • Molbak's Share Your Harvest: Every Sunday (9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) now through September 18. Bring in your fresh-picked fruit, veggies and herbs and Molbak's will coordinate it's delivery to Hopelink's food banks. No need to pre-wash. 13625 NE 175th St. in Woodinville.

  • Washington Park Arboretum Weekend Walk Tour Sundays from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Casual guided tour focusing on plants that are particularly interesting for the time of year. Free (meet at the Graham Visitors Center at the Washington Park Arboretum). 2300 Arboretum Drive E, Seattle.

  • Bellevue Botanical Garden Group Tours: 2 p.m., each Saturday and Sunday, April through October. Walk the garden with a volunteer docent. Free but donations are strongly encouraged. Starts from the Visitor Center: 12001 Main Street, Bellevue.

  • Heronswood Garden Upcoming 2016 Weed, Walk, & Talk events: This event is scheduled on the second Wednesday and the fourth Saturday of each month under the direction of co-founder, Dan Hinkley. See website for exact dates. The day includes hands on fun in the Garden and either a presentation related to horticulture or a walk through the Garden with discussions on what is observed. These volunteer work days run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and there is no charge.

  • Oodles of classes at Seattle Tilth From the basics to chickens to soil and beyond, check out all their adult classes. And ... don't forget about classes for kids and families.