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

  • Amazing Animals Day at the Burke Museum: Sunday, November 12 from 10 am to 5 pm. It incorporates "Bug Day" which I attended many years. 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.

  • Native Plant Sale, Hosted by Society for Ecological Restoration - UW Chapter: Sunday, November 12 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Planting season is just around the corner! Over 40 native species for sale, so come out and support your local student-run nursery. UW Center For Urban Horticulture 3501 NE 41st Street, Seattle.

  • Snohomish Garden Club Meeting and Lecture: Monday, November 13 at 7 p.m. Lisa Webb, Snohomish Youth Beekeepers Education, will present 'Pollinators and Community'. It is free and open to the public at the Snohomish Senior Center: 506 4th St, Snohomish.

  • "Collective Highlights of 2017" lecture by Dan Hinkley: Sunday, December 3 at 2 p.m. (light refreshments, plant sale and raffle items for review at 1 p.m.) Cost: $5 for Heronswood Garden Members; $20 for non-Garden Members; Free entry for Heronswood Garden members at the Enthusiast, Sponsor and Patron levels, and for Port Gamble S?Klallam Tribe community members (tickets go on sale November 11). Location: Port Gamble S?Klallam ?House of Knowledge: 31964 Little Boston Road NE, Kingston.

  • Wreath Making Classes and other Seasonal Events: Check your local nursery or garden organization events page.

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.