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

  • Hot Plants for Early Spring Planting at Windmill Gardens Nursery: Saturday, Februay 11 at 10 a.m. Find out the Hot Plants from Marianne Binetti. Register online. 16009 60th Street East, Sumner.

  • Sweethearts & Roses at Heronswood Garden. Saturday, February 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. Bring your Valentine for a fun afternoon at Heronswood. At 1 p.m. is a lecture by Nita-Jo with an introduction by Dan Hinkley, followed by a book signing and valentine-inspired reception with light refreshments. Tickets are $45 for ndividual or $60 per couple ($25 / $40 for Heroonswood Garden or PGST Community Members). Besides the lecture and reception, attendees will receive a gift bag with a signed book by the author, gourmet chocolates and a rosy nose gay specially designed by Head Gardener Celia Pedersen. Note that all tickets must be purchased in advance and cannot be purchased on day of event. Hellibore fans can check out the Hellibores on offer as it is the Hellibore Open at Heronswood that day as well.

  • Snohomish Garden Club lecture 'Succulents in Seattle': Monday, February 13 at 7:00 p.m. The featured speaker Karen Chapman, owner of Le Jardinet. The talk is free and open to the public. Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth Street in Snohomish.

  • Growing Groceries Education Series features Heirloom Vegetables: Wednesday, February 15 at 7:00 p.m. Bill Thorness, will share stories about the origins of many heirlooms growing in gardens today and discuss techniques for growing your own. The talk is $20.00 (register online). WSU Snohomish County Extension: 600 128th Street SE (McCollum Park), Everett.

Ongoing Events

  • 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.

  • 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.