All classes are free to members of the Arboretum, Saturdays from noon to 1 pm
Generally limited to 25 people
RSVP on this website or call 425-257-8597
Jan 17: CARE AND PRUNING OF FRUIT TREES: Trevor Cameron, WA Certified Professional Horticulturist
This is the perfect time of year to prune your fruit trees. Learn the right way to promote fruit production and improve the health of your trees.
Feb 21: START ANNUAL FLOWERS AND VEGETABLES FROM SEED: Andy Sudkamp
Come learn tips and tricks to ensure successful seed starting. Growing your own will save you money and give you a wider variety of choices than found in stores.
Mar 21: PRUNE ALMOST EVERYTHING: Emile Van den Akker, Owner, Van den Akker Landscaping
A hands-on pruning class - Come learn how to prune almost anything.
Apr 18: HARDY FUCHSIAS: Frankie Dennison, Master Gardener
Fuchsias are colorful perennials especially suited to our climate. They blend well with many different garden styles and color schemes and range from ground covers to trees and climbers.
May 16: INCORPORATE PERENNIAL EDIBLES INTO YOUR LANDSCAPE: Mary Ann & Andy Sudkamp
Why restrict yourself from just looking at your landscape when you can wander through your yard nibbling berries, fruit and herbs. The possibilities are endless.
Jun 20: ANNUAL PLANT SALE & GARDENS OF MERIT TOUR, 10AM-5PM:
You canít miss this Ė our great raffle, garden tour & the best plant sale of the season!
Jun 20: STOP AND SMELL THE ROSES: Sandy Schumacher, Master Rosarian
Sample the world's most fragrant roses and learn all about rose history.
Jul 18: OUTRAGEOUS TROPICALS: Steve Smith, Owner, Sunnyside Nursery
Outrageous is what your garden will feel like after you have embraced the tropical style of design. Learn from the master of bold foliage.
Jul 25: FAMILY FUN IN THE ARBORETUM, 1-3 PM:
Family activities, music, games, art activities & food
Aug 15: CREATE WINTER INTEREST IN YOUR GARDEN: Marti Civarra, Leaf Lessons Owner & Landscape Designer
Wish your garden was beautiful in the winter months? Come and explore the world of wonderful plants, both evergreen and deciduous, that provide fabulous color to brighten those dreary, rainy winter days.
Sep 19: WINTER CONTAINERS: Sandy Milam, Kayak Greens Container Designer
Who says winter containers canít be wonderful? Donít depend on kale and pansies. Learn all the tips and tricks to create eye-catching containers that will provide colorful displays throughout the winter months.
Oct 17: TOOL SHARPENING AND CARE: Dave Whitesell, Master Gardener
Learn how to properly sharpen and care for your tools to help them last and perform longer.
Nov 14: ATTRACTING BIRDS TO YOUR LANDSCAPE: Pilchuck Audubon Society
Learn some fun ways to attract our local bird life to your own backyard.
Dec 5: GIFT-MAKING WORKSHOP FOR KIDS: Hap Wertheimer
Bring your creativity to this two hour workshop and go home with several gifts for the holidays. Projects are appropriate for children ages 6-10. Parents are encouraged to participate. Limited to 15 people.