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

  • August 19 to 26 is Water Wise Garden Week at the Volunteer Park Conservatory. Here are all of the exciting activities:

    • 'Desert Scapes' an art show being held in the Cactus House featuring paintings by northwest artist Sheila Scott. Artist's reception and open house Saturday August 19th from 6-9pm. (runs all week)
    • 'Dry Dish Garden' workshop hosted by Cascade Cactus and Succulent Society, Sunday August 20th 11am -12:30pm and 1:30pm -3pm
    • 'Water Smart Gardens' a lecture by Jessi Bloom local garden designer and author. Wednesday August 23rd 6 - 9pm. Reception and plants from Desert NW beforehand.
    • Garden Party and silent Auction, hosted by FOC Saturday August 26th 6 - 9pm food, music and cocktails.

  • 6th Annual Arts in the Garden at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Saturday, August 26 & Sunday August 27, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lots of art and artists throughout the garden, music, refreshments; plus I will be there on Saturday, August 26 at 2 p.m. Admission and parking are free. Special Preview Event Friday, 6 p.m. August 25th ($85 includes art preview, wine bar and appetizers, and dinner). 12001 Main Street, Bellevue.

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.