Puyallup Home & Garden Show: Jan. 6,7,8, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday. Enjoy hundreds of exhibits and demonstrations. I will be speaking there on Sunday at 1 p.m. $8 adults, $7 seniors & military, free under 17. Washington State Fairgrounds, 110 9th Ave. SW, Puyallup.
Plant Amnesty Master Pruner Series 'Fruit Trees': 10 a.m. to noon, Sunday, Jan. 8. Ingela Wanerstrand will teach the basics of fruit tree pruning, covering apple, cherry, plum, and pear trees. $25 general public; $20 PlantAmnesty members, $5 horticulture college students and native Spanish speakers. No pre-registration necessary (show up at Sand Point Magnuson Park, 6344 NE 74th St, Seattle.
Snohomish Garden Club Presents "Creating a Display Garden for the Northwest Flower and Garden Show": Monday, January 9 at 7:00 p.m. The speaker is Kirsten Lints from Gardens Alive Design. Free. Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth Street in Snohomish.
Northwest Horticultural Society Presents 'The Herbal Landscape': Wednesday, January 11 at 7:15 p.m. (reception at 6:45 p.m.). Sue Goetz discusses low maintenance, water misers, pollinator attraction, big bloomers and fantastic foliage. Get to know the best herbs to use in your landscape including ones that add architecture and color for all seasons; plus, ways to mingle and combine herbs beautifully with other ornamental landscape plants. $10, $5 NHS members. Center for Urban Horitculture, 3501 NE 41st St.
WSNLA PRO series Presents "Plant Solutions: Fantastic Foliage!": Thursday, January 12 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Taught by Richie Steffen, Curator of the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden. Plants with fantastic foliage will take center stage in this plant-centric PROseries. Discover intriguing trees, shrubs, and perennials with outstanding foliage delivering the magical element of lasting color throughout the year! You will walk away from this session with ideas, inspiration and an expanded plant palette of plant solutions to better serve your customers and quench your plant-thirst. WSNLA Members $30 | Non Members $50. Register online. Brightwater Treatment Plant, Woodinville.
10 part Growing Groceries Education Series: 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Wednesdays, beginning October 19. $20 per person per class or all ten for $175. WSU Snohomish Extension's Cougar Auditorium: 600 128th Street SE (McCollum Park), Everett.