Home and garden calendar

  • Tuesday, August 5, 2014 6:31pm
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EVENTS

Sno-King Fuchsia Society Plant Sale and Show: Judging 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 9. Sale is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 10. Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell. Check or cash only. For more information: snokingfuchsiasociety.yolasite.com.

Snohomish County Dahlia Society Show and Sale: More than 2,500 dahlias ?in ?blooms, baskets and artistic arrangements, 1 to ?6 p.m. Aug. 16? and 10 a.m. to ?4:30 p.m. Aug. 17, Floral Hall at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Free. Go to ?www.scdahlias.org.

Arboretum tours: Reservations for custom group tours of the Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens are available all year by calling 425-257-8597. There is no charge, but donations to the Evergreen Arboretum Foundation are welcome. The arboretum is at 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Go to www.evergreenarboretum.com or email contactus@evergreenarboretum.com.

CLASSES

Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens 2014 lectures: Noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays at the arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. All the classes are free. Seating is limited and require registration. Call 425-257-8597 to register. Go to www.evergreenarboretum.com to learn more. Register by mail at P.O. Box 13014, Everett, WA 98206 or email contactus@evergreenarboretum.com.

Aug. 16: Designing for Late Summer Color with Marty Civarra, landscape designer and owner of Leaf Lessons.

Sept. 20: Rain Gardens with Zsofia Pasztor, owner of Innovative Landscape Technologies.

Oct. 18: Putting your Garden to Bed with John Marsh, master gardener.

Nov. 15: Backyard Holiday Centerpieces with Bob Adrian of Flowers by Adrian.

Dec. 6: Holiday Workshop for Kids with Hap Wertheimer, past arboretum president and art teacher. For ages 6 to 12. Parents are welcome to participate.

NURSERY CLASSES

These local nurseries feature gardening classes, guest speakers and special events throughout the year, often for no charge. Check their websites or call for details.

Christianson’s Nursery and Greenhouse: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; 360-466-3821; www.christiansonsnursery.com.

Falling Water Gardens: Free classes in creating and caring for a pond, 17516 Highway 203, Monroe; 360-863-1400, www.fallingwatergardens.com.

McAuliffe’s Valley Nursery: 11910 Springhetti Road, Snohomish; 360-862-1323; www.mcauliffesvalleynursery.com.

Molbak’s Garden &Home: 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville; 425-483-5000; www.molbaks.com.

Li’l Sprout Nursery: 17414 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek; 425-482-5276; www.lilsproutnursery.com.

Pine Creek Nursery: 23225 Sofie Road, Monroe; 360-863-8866; www.pinecreeknursery.com.

Sky Nursery: 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; 206-546-4851; www.skynursery.com.

Sunnyside Nursery: 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; 425-334-2002; www.sunnysidenursery.net. Classes are free.

The Plant Farm at Smokey Point: 15022 Twin Lakes Ave., Marysville; 360-652-3351; www.theplantfarm.com.

Wight’s Home &Garden: 5026 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-775-3636; www.wights.com.

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