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Peonies, Lilacs and Iris, Oh My!

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

WEBINAR Taught by Patrick and Margaret Spence, owners of Cascadia Iris Gardens. Join us for an educational overview of three favorites at Cascadia Iris Gardens: lilacs, peonies and iris. Lilacs are fragrant and easy to grow, while peonies are long lived and gorgeous, and irises are diverse and glorious. Cascadia Iris Gardens features the genus Iris, but also has an extensive collection of peonies and lilacs. $10.50 BBGS Member/$15 Non-Member.

$10.50 – $15

Fuchsia Care and Growing Hardy Fuchsias

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Caroline Zebroski. This class will cover the creation, growing, and care of the hardy and non-hardy fuchsias at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. You will also learn about growing fuchsias from cuttings, pinching, pest control, preparing potted fuchsias for winter storage and waking up your fuchsias to become beautiful flowers that the hummingbirds enjoy as well as yourself. Caroline has been a member of the Eastside Fuchsia Society for over thirty years. The Eastside Fuchsia Society is one...

$10.50 – $15

Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

WEBINAR ONLY With over three decades of experience, eight books, and numerous high-profile lectures, Julie Moir Messervy is an innovative leader in landscape and garden design, theory, and practice. Julie’s most recent book, Landscaping Ideas That Work, is her most practical book yet. Her first book, Contemplative Gardens, was named “One of the ten best garden books of the year” by The New York Times. Another of her books, Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love, won the Garden Writers Association...

$10.50 – $15

Garden Hospitality: Inviting Wildlife to your Yard

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Penny Bolton in partnership with the Master Gardeners of King County. Did you know your yard could be a home for up to 50 species of birds, plus numerous other bugs and mammals? It’s a zoo out there once you pay attention. We will listen to bird songs and talk about how we can invite them into our yards safely. We will also cover common mammals and bugs. You'll learn how to build inviting landscapes that are...

$10.50 – $15

Daylily 101: The Perfect Carefree Summer Perennial

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

Webinar Taught by Daralee Newkirk. Daylilies, with their dramatically shaped flowers and sturdy constitution, return a generous outpouring of bloom year after year with minimal care. This dramatic workhorse works in so many different capacities—from borders, hedges, or containers—with many cultivars chosen for a long succession of flowers from late May through October. Learn what to expect from a good daylily; when and how to transplant and divide them; where to get plants that are field-grown and preferably locally sourced,...

$10.50 – $15

Creating Beautiful Containers

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

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

Bugs in Your Garden: the Good, the Bad, and the Weird

VIRTUAL (WEBINAR)

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