The King County Master Gardeners host their 37th annual spring plant sale in an online store. Plants available include heirloom tomatoes, herbs, veggies, perennials, and surprises from some of our local specialty ornamental growers. You may order from any of three online stores in Bellevue, Shoreline and Auburn, and schedule your curbside pickup at those locations. Visit the online store HERE. The store opens for browsing on April 15, and is open to place orders from April 21 to April...Find out more »
Jeffrey Bale is an Oregon native residing in the beautiful city of Portland. It was an early trip to Spain and Portugal that introduced Jeffrey to the “Art of Mosaic.” When he returned home, he taught himself how to build pebble and tile mosaics and frequently uses them to embellish his garden designs for clients (including at Dan Hinkley’s Windcliff) and for himself. He has also studied the art of stone carving in India. Jeffrey’s view of “Pleasure Gardens” is...Find out more »
Presented by Richard Hawke. Richard has been the Plant Evaluation Manager at the Chicago Botanic Garden since 1986, is an instructor for the School of the Chicago Botanic Garden, the author of Plant Evaluation Notes, and an author and contributing editor for Fine Gardening magazine. He received the Perennial Plant Association’s Academic Award for teaching excellence. In his lecture, Richard will talk about perennials that have proven to be beautiful, reliable, and hardy in the Chicago Botanic Garden’s evaluation trials....Find out more »
Basic propagation techniques will be covered, along with some tips and tricks. The presentation includes video demonstrations of how to make a Forsythe Pot, and a great way on dividing big, tough perennials. Softwood and hardwood cuttings through heel cutting and layering will be presented, and you will learn how to make more plants from your own garden. Gordon Polson has been a gardener in England and the U.S for 80 years and he is a Master Gardener and Master...Find out more »
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