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

  • Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival: Fri, June 9, 10 am to 8 pm Sat, June 10, 10 am to 6 pm Sun, June 11, 10 am to 4 pm Garden Art, Entertainment, Kid's activities, Beer Garden and more. I will be there Saturday at 2 p.m. Location: Legion Memorial Park, Everett.

  • Seattle Rose Society annual Rose Show: Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 12 pm to 8:30 pm (Exhibits need to be placed by 9:45 am). Sunday, June 11, 2017 - 11 am to 4 pm Roses, arrangements, and photographs are exhibited in this 2-day show (prizes awarded in many categories). Rose grower or photography enthusiast: Enter to exhibit, or stop by to view all of the beautiful varieties of roses! Location: Marketplace @ Factoria Mall, Factoria Blvd. SE & SE 41st St, Bellevue.

  • Northwest Horticultural Society presents 'Neurotic Sublime' presented by Karla Dakin: Wednesday, June 14 @ 7:15 p.m. (reception at 6:45 pm). What gives you the creative spark? How do you find inspiration? In her ever constant hunger to see art, plants and gardens, Karla Dakin celebrates the shadow side of creativity, highlighting the obsessive and the mundane. Learn how she keeps her landscape architecture practice alive through three green roof projects that span a career of over two decades. Members: $5.00 Non-Members: $10.00. Location: Center for Urban Horticulture: 3501 NE 41st St., Seattle.

  • Jefferson County Master Gardeners 2017 Secret Garden Tour in Port Townsend: Saturday June 17, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets will go on sale in late April and will be $15 in advance and $20 day of tour. This year's self-guided tour will be the 21st annual and will focus on the diverse gardens and microclimates of Port Townsend.

  • Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour and Market: Saturday, June 17. This tour and market celebrates its 15th year. The tour allows visitors to go behind the gates and hedges to see some amazing gardens. Every year the gardens are unique. Among the treats ticket holders will see: a hops garden with beer sampling, a garden with 4 creeks and pathways in woodland setting and native plants and a collector's garden. Artists and musicians are in every garden. Note: I will be at the Market at 11 a.m. to answer questions. That is at the lower level of Lake Forest Park Towne Center.

Ongoing Events

  • Heronswood Garden Upcoming 2017 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.