We love the employees of Everett Parks and Recreation. Craig, Brion and Bret built us a potting bench and soil bin!
Did you know, whenever you volunteer for our Plant Sale or Arboretum work parties, you are entered to win a $25 gift certificate, drawn each month? We can always use more help. And the first time you volunteer for the Plant Sale, you get to pick a free, one gallon plant. Any one you want. Just sayin..
GREAT PLANT PICKS AT OUR MASTER GARDENER
May 20, Noon-1PM: Free
Instructor: Dode Carlson, Master Gardener
Tour the Master Gardener bed that showcases Great Plant Picks (GPP). Learn about this educational program from the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden of Seattle. This program started in 2001 recommends outstanding plants
for the maritime Pacific Northwest. Join us to
learn about the comprehensive palette of outstanding plants
that have been chosen for the Master Gardener Bed at the Arboretum. Meet at the front
entrance to the Evergreen Arboretum.
SUMMER PRUNING WORKSHOP
Sat, Jun 17, 10AM-4PM: Free to members, $20 for non-members. Registration fee includes 1 year Arboretum
Instructor: Trevor Cameron, Sunnyside Nursery Manager
& Arboretum President
Come to this hands-on
summer workshop and learn proper summer pruning techniques. We will discuss
basic rules of pruning and concentrating on two major categories - pruning of
spring blooming shrubs including Rhododendrons and Azaleas and thinning of
trees for summer health and lasting beauty. Bring your pruners and questions.
Join us for the whole session or stop in for part of it. Meet at the front entrance to
the Evergreen Arboretum.
KIDS NATURE CAMP
Mon-Thu, Jun 26-29, 10AM-Noon: $35 per child for member families. $70 per
child for non- member families, Ages 8-10,
Instructor: Arboretum Volunteers
Over four days, discover what plants need to
grow and be healthy. Each day we will learn through nature games, art and
science activities about the four basic needs of plants: Sun, Soil, Water and
Air. Meet at the front entrance to the Evergreen Arboretum.