Check out the Amazing Animals Day at the Burke Museum: Sunday, November 12 from 10 am to 5 pm.
Happy Veteran's Day. I am in the studio today taking all of your garden questions. I will be interviewing Rod Crawford about an event tomorrow (November 12): Amazing Animals Day at the Burke Museum on the UW campus. It incorporates "Bug Day" which I attended many years. Rod is a spider expert and knows all about insects. The event is from 10 am to 5 pm. Included with museum admission; free for Burke members, w/UW id, and children 4 & under. Also free for veterans and service members While you are there, don't miss the hissing roaches!
Last night, I spoke at The Melody Lynne Vineyard Winebar in Kirkland. Great wine and great space with fireplace, a fun time was had by all. If you are wandering around Kirkland, check it out!
I will add my 2018 appearances soon. The first one will be at the Puyallup Home and Garden Show on Sunday, January 7.
If you are in Seattle, you can leave out extra bags of leaves at no charge throughout November. This is to help encourage people to rake them up and avoid clogging the drains. It sure helps everyone get around to keep the streets clean! Find information at the Seattle Public Utilities Website.
The Western Conference Championship Game (leg 1) for the Sounders will be on Tuesday, November 21.
Have you noticed the great fall color? It's hard to miss. Here are some ideas for walks this week-end.
Garden d'Lights, the annual favorite at the Bellevue Botanical Garden begins on November 25. You'll definitely want to go if you've never been. And if you've been before? You definitely want to go because it is so good!
KING5 recently teamed up with 12,000 Rain Gardens. Rain gardens are a smart and proven way of using beautiful landscaping to: beautify and improve homes and neighborhoods, reduce flooding, clean our waterways, protect our precious natural habitats and save millions of dollars in pollution clean-up and massive utility construction projects. Check out their Resource Page, in particular the WSU Rain Garden Handbook for Western Washington.
You can find rain garden design and construction tips on the DIY Network, part of HGTV. The rain gardens shown were constructed in the Western Washington cities of Gig Harbor, Tacoma, Puyallup, Seattle and Kirkland.
I am on New Day Northwest most Every Other Monday. Tips on protecting plants from winter and other winterizing tips. Do you have a question or are you just curious about something around the garden? Submit your dilemma for consideration for a "Ciscoe Save Me" segment. Send an email (with pictures if possible) to firstname.lastname@example.org and your question might make it on T.V.
Ciscoe Morris doles out garden advice on his weekly radio show "Gardening with Ciscoe" on 97.3 FM Kiro radio. He also appears on numerous TV shows including "Gardening with Ciscoe" which he co-hosts with Meeghan Black.