Gardening with Ciscoe - Upcoming Events

Gardening with Ciscoe ( www.ciscoe.com ) 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

  • Sequim Lavender Weekend Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, July 21,22,23.

  • Heronswood Summer Open. Saturday, July 22nd from 10 to 3. Plant sales, docent led tours and lectures. Dan Hinkley, founder and garden director of Heronswood, at 11:00am will present 'Ideal Trees, Shrubs and Vines for the Pacific Northwest'. At 1:00pm Lucy Hardiman, Owner & Principal of Perennial Partners, will share 'Summertime and the Gardening is Easy: Plant Combinations that Sizzle in the Summer'. Entry to the plant sale and lectures is free of charge. 7530 NE 288th Street, Kingston

  • Open Garden: Arthur Lee Jacobson, Montlake area of Seattle. July 22nd & 23rd, from noon to 7 pm. Also check out the public plant tours (2 hours, $10) that Arthur will offer on July 29 and 30.

  • NHS Plant Nerd Night: Sunday, July 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. The Mountaineers Program Center 7700 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle 98115 Tickets $45.00

  • Ballard P-Patch Saturday, July 29 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Art booths, there's a beer garden and live music, as well as a silent auction, home-baked pies up for auction, and activities for kids. Free admission. 8527 25th Ave. NW, Seattle. Also check out the public plant tours (2 hours, $10) that Arthur will offer on July 29 and 30.

  • Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival SATURDAY & SUNDAY, JULY 29 & 30. Cooking demos, entertainment, farm tours and lots more. Admission $5 | Kids & Parking FREE! Regional Athletic Complex, Steilacoom & Marvin Rd, Lacey

  • Bellevue Botanical Garden Annual Meeting and Lecture: Tuesday, August 1, at 7pm. "Including Gorgeous Roses in Your Garden," will be presented by Nita-Jo Rountree. Note: Open to BBG members only (so it's a great time to become a member)!


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.