Garden Events: April - June 2000

Note: Preregistration is generally required for lectures, classes, and other hands-on activities. It's a good idea to call in advance to save your space at a specific event.

Emery's Garden

2829 164th SW, Lynnwood, 425-743-4555

Thu 4/20, 6:30-7:30pm: Lecture, Give Your Garden Great Bones, by Richard Hartlage, director/curator of Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Gardens. $5

Sun 4/23, 2-3pm: Class, Spring-Blooming Shrubs Your Grandmother Grew. Free

Thu 4/27, 6:30-7:30pm: Class, Plants with Great Spring Foliage. Free

Sun 4/30, 2-3pm: Class, Long-Blooming Perennials. Free

Lakewold Gardens

12317 Gravelly Lake Dr, Lakewood, 253-584-4106

Sat 4/22, 10:30am-12:30pm: Class, Summer Flowering Bulbs. $10

Sat 4/29, 10:30am-1pm: Class, Identification and Care of Trees. Bring lunch/snacks. $10

Henry Art Gallery's 'Splendor in the Bash'

UW Campus, 15th NE and NE 41st, 616-9894

Sat 4/22, 9pm-1am: Garden-and art-lovers converge at the Henry's third anniversary Bash. The evening highlights the garden, with more than 200 garden-themed works of art for sale, a silent auction, a raffle, live music, food, and libations. All art costs $200. Tickets must be purchased in advance. $50/$40 Henry members; $100-$250 for special champagne preview 7-9pm.

Seattle Tilth

Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside N (unless otherwise noted), 633-0451

Sat 4/22, 11am: Demonstration, Salmon-Friendly Gardening (Blue Heron Park, Brookside Blvd and 170th NE).Free

Sat 5/13, 10am-noon: Class, Growing Hot Crops. $18/$14 Tilth members

Sat 5/13, 1-3pm: Class, Composting. $18/$14 Tilth members

Sat 5/27, 10am-noon: Class, City Chickens Workshop. $18/$14 Tilth members (see related article, p. 25)

Sat 7/8, 10am-noon: Winter Garden Planning and Propagation. $18/$14 Tilth members

Sat 7/7, 1-3pm: Soil Science Basics. $18/$14 Tilth members

Fremont Gardens

4001 Leary Wy NW, 781-8283

Tue 4/25 at 7pm: Class, Planting Containers for Drama and Impact. $20

Sat 5/6-Sun 5/7, 10am-6pm: Event, Fifth Birthday Open House. Free

Sat 6/3 at 10:30am: Workshop, Organic Amendments for the Garden. Free

Sat 6/10 at 10am: Workshop, Hypertufa Troughs. $25

Sat 6/17 at 10:30am: Workshop, An Organic Approach to Pest and Disease Control. Free

Washington State Arboretum Foundation's Annual Spring Plant Sale

Sand Point Naval Air Station, 7400 Sand Point Wy, Bldg 30, 726-1954

4/29-4/30, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 10am-3pm: 50 plant vendors offer natives, hardy and tender perennials, shrubs, vines, conifers, herbs, grasses, hardy fuschias, geraniums, vegetables, and annuals, while Arboretum volunteers answer gardening questions. All proceeds benefit the Arboretum. Free

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