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Creating Beautiful Containers

Webinar Taught by Molly van der Burch in partnership with the Master Gardeners of King County. Learn container basics, design ideas, and planting tips to create containers that have year-round pizazz.  Specific plant ideas for both shade and sun containers as well as soil and watering recommendations are included along with photos to inspire you to create your own container! $10.50 BBGS & King County Master Gardener Members/$15 nonmembers.

$10.50 – $15
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Drawing Spring Petals

Online Class Taught by Dorota Haber-Lehigh. Celebrate the ephemeral beauty of spring flowers by focusing on depicting flower petals. You will learn how to combine watercolor underpainting with color pencil techniques, as well as various approaches to drawing and sketching from observation. We will explore depicting realistic veins as we add drops of water to our petals. The workshop includes a presentation of Dorota’s botanical drawings of flowers, flowering branches, a demonstration of drawing from observation, and then time to...

$35 – $50
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7 Sins of Garden Design

In-Person or Webinar Why do some gardens, large or small, delight and even dazzle visitors while others remain flatly unimpressive? Rebecca Sweet - nationally known designer, author, and speaker - has spent years collaborating with frustrated gardeners to help them realize their garden design dreams. Rebecca breaks out the primary causes of design disappointments into seven main categories. Mistakes such as “Tiny Gardens-Tiny Plants,” “Clashing Color Combos,” and “One-of-Each-it-Is” humorously pinpoint design sabotaging choices. Her photos and solutions both illustrate...

$10.50 – $15
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Great Understory Trees for Pacific Northwest Gardens

In Person Taught by Laura Watson in partnership with the Master Gardeners of King County. Learn how the understory layer of your yard or garden is a great addition to the ecosystem of your landscape environment. Trees and shrubs that grow under the primary canopy add interest, create screening, and contribute to the biodiversity of your space. Laura will describe her personal experiences living with ten great understory trees for the Pacific Northwest, most of which are listed on Great...

$10.50 – $15
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Bugs in Your Garden: the Good, the Bad, and the Weird

WEBINAR Taught by Todd Murray in partnership with Master Gardener Foundation of King County. You'll learn how to recognize and deal with the good, the bad and the simply unsightly insects in your garden. Emphasis will be on those bugs that help keep good balance in your gardens, and you'll understand the bizarre lifestyles of some of the beneficial critters you can support. Key pest management philosophies will be shared, helping you avoid pesticides and develop better long-term solutions to...

$10.50 – $15
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Educator Workshop: Hands-on Nature Activities for Early Learners

In-person Are you looking for ways to engage early learners (ages 3-6 years) with nature? This workshop will introduce you to two valuable guides: Trees & Me: Activities for Exploring Nature with Young Children and Growing Up WILD. These activity guides use best practices in early childhood education to help young children to explore their natural world. The guides contain 38 nature-based themes and over 100 activities complete with background information, outdoor activities, ideas for healthy snacks, math, art, songs, literature,...

$50.00
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