Take your pick of plant sales this spring

  • Herald staff
  • Wednesday, May 2, 2012 9:44am
  • Life

Stock up for Mother’s Day and beyond at these local plant sales.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Marysville FFA: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Marysville Pilchuck High School, 5611 108th St. NE, Marysville. Martha Washington geraniums, begonias, fuchsia baskets, hardy fuchsias, herbs, tomatoes, squash, pumpkins, bedding plants and houseplants. Email jessica_nemnich@msvl.k12.wa.us for more information.

Friday to May 12

Lake Stevens High School plant sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, 2908 113th Ave NE, Lake Stevens. Hanging baskets, bedding plants, perennials and vegetables. We will plant your baskets with five plant picks and fresh soil for $10 per basket.

Lakewood High School: Greenhouse plant sales, noon to 5 p.m. May 4; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 5; noon to 4 p.m. May 10; noon 5 p.m. May 11; and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 12. Fuchsia and petunia baskets, geraniums, tomatoes, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, peppers. Lakewood High School, 17023 11th Ave. NE, Arlington. Call 360-652-4500 for more information.

Friday to May 19

Snohomish High School FFA: 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays and Thurdays, 12:30 to 5 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through May 19 at Snohomish High School, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish. Sponsored by the AgriScience Department. Call 360-563-4195 for more information.


Edmonds Floretum Garden Club: 9 a.m. to noon in the PCC Market parking lot, 100th Avenue and Edmonds Way, Edmonds. Annuals and perennials, small trees, shrubs and native plants, and garden related gifts. Proceeds benefit the club’s scholarship fund for horticulture students. Call Barbara Chase, 425-697-3552, or go to www.edmondsfloretumgardenclub.org.

Greenwood Garden Club: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Warm Beach Community Park, 19016 94th Drive NW, west of the intersection of Lakewood Road and Marine Drive. Perennials, annuals, trees and shrubs, ground covers, succulents, herbs, native plants, and flea market items. Proceeds benefit community and school horticulture projects. Call Patricia Simmons, 360-652-4138 or Jeanie Thomas, at 360-652-2200 for more information.

Hilltopper’s Garden Club: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Inglewood Village QFC parking lot, 14130 Juanita Drive NE, Kirkland. Herbs, ground covers, native plants, shrubs. For more information go to www.hilltoppersgc.com.

King County Master Gardener Foundation: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Center for Urban Horticulture, 3501 NE 41st St. Seattle. Edibles and ornamentals, tomato plants, veggie starts and herbs, plus perennials, shrubs, trees and vines from master gardeners and specialty growers. See www.mgfkc.org/events/plant-sale or call 206-685-5104 for more information.

South Whidbey Garden Club: 9 a.m to 2 p.m. next to Sebo’s Hardware in Bayview, Highway 525 and Bayview Road, Whidbey Island.

Snohomish County Master Gardeners Foundation: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the WSU Snohomish County Extension, McCollum Park, 600 125th St. SE, Everett. Vegetable and herb starts including basil, cucumbers, peppers, squash and lettuce, plus 5,000 tomatoes; perennials, fuchsias, geraniums, hostas, shade plants, ground covers, trees, shrubs, native plants and ornamental grasses; and specialty vendors and master gardeners booth. Call 425-357·6010 for more information or online at snomgf.org/plantsale.aspx.

Saturday and Sunday

Seattle Tilth: Edible plant sale. 9 a.m to 3 p.m at Meridien Park behind behind the Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle. Organic heirloom and rare veggie starts, plants, herbs, edible flowers and drought tolerant plants. Organically and sustainably grown plants from local growers. Check website for complete plant list. Proceeds benefit Seattle Tilth’s educational programs. For more information, go to www.seattletilth.org or call 206-633-0451.

May 11

Mountlake Terrace Garden Club: 4 to 8 p.m. 4209 226th Pl SW, Mountlake Terrace. Hanging baskets, sun and shade baskets, $29, for garden club fundraiser. Call to order: 206-910-0406.

May 11 and 12

Edmonds Community College Horticulture Dept.: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the EdCC Horticulture Building, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Vegetable starts, perennials and more. For more information, go to http://hort.edcc.edu or call 425-640-1614.

North Middle School: Planting Seeds of the Future, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 11 and 9 a.m. to noon May 12, at North Middle School, Third and Rainier, Everett.

May 11, 12 and 13

Camano Island Yacht Club: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 11 and 12, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 13, 129 N. Sunset Drive, Camano Island. Small plants and ornamental trees; also serving hamburgers and hot dogs. Proceeds benefit local needs. Call 360-387-2522 or 360-387-3737 for more information.

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden: 25th annual Mother’s Day plant sale and open House, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kruckeberg Botanic Garden MsK Rare and Native Plant Nursery, 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline. Hundreds of species of native plants and unusual exotics. Free family activities and garden tours will also be offered. Call 206-546-1281 or go to www.kruckeberg.org for more information.

May 12

Camano Animal Shelter Association: Plant and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Camano Multipurpose Center, 141 East Camano Drive, Camano Island. Indoor and outdoor plants, and vegetable, herb and flower starts. Desserts, hot dogs and water for sale. Proceeds benefit CASA, the local animal shelter. Call Jean Petroskie, 360-387-9311 or go to www.camanoanimalshelter.org.

Everett Garden Club: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Corner of Evergreen Way and 52nd Ave., Everett. Shrubs, trees, perennials, herbs and more. Sale ends when plants run out, usually between noon and 1 p.m. Call 425-257-2255 or 425-257-2255.

Friends of the Volunteer Park Conservatory: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. across from the Volunteer Park Conservatory. Bromeliads, orchids, cactus and other tropicals like those found featured in the conservatory. For more information, go to www.volunteerparkconservatory.org or 206-322-4112.

Monroe Garden Club: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at East County Senior Center, 276 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. Plants, handcrafted items. The senior center is holding a rummage and bake sale inside the center. Plant sale proceeds provide a scholarship for a high school senior planning a horticultural career. Contact Barbara Corvey, 360-794-4304, or Renne Duke, 360-794-5398.

Seattle Dahlia Society: Tuber sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lake City Community Center, 12531 28th Ave. NE, Seattle. Tubers and potted dahlias. Experienced dahlia growers will be on hand to answer questions. For more information, go to www.seattledahliasociety.org or 206-954-3336.

Skagit County Master Gardener Foundation: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Skagit County Fairgrounds. 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon (enter at the south gate). Annuals, perennials and veggie starts., also plant clinic, garden art, specialty plant vendors, snack wagon and used-book sale.Master gardeners on hand to answer questions. For more information, go to www.skagit.wsu.edu/mg or call 360-629-5148.

American Rhododendron Society Pilchuck Chapter: 9 a.m to 3 p.m. at Skagit County Fairgrounds in conjunction with master gardener sale (above.) Plant sale, truss display and rhodies. Call Wayne Lawson, 360-659-9218 for more information.

May 19

Alderwood Garden Club: Spring Plant Sale, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage Park, 19921 Poplar Way, Lynnwood. Perennials, bulbs, herbs, annuals and various specialty plants. Proceeds benefit Edmonds Community College Foundation scholarships fund. Call 425-773-1430.

Arlington Garden Club: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Arlington City Hall Plaza, 238 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. Perennials, annuals, small trees, ground covers and edibles. There will also be a bake sale. For more information, email Carol Jacques at info@arlingtongardenclub.org or call 360-435-6359.

Pilchuck Fuchsia Society: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at 2508 Cleveland Ave., Everett. Fuchsia baskets, small and large fuchsias, geraniums, tomatoes, vegetables, hosta, grasses, lilies and many more outdoor plants. Email Julie Simmons at juliesway@clear.net or call 425-760-3061 for more information.

May 19 and 20

Purrfect Pals: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Purrfect Pals Cat Shelter, 230 McRae Road NE, Arlington. Perennials, succulents, edibles and more. All proceeds benefit Purrfect Pals, a no-kill cat shelter. Call Kathy at 360-618-0417, email reception@purrfectpals.org, or go to www.purrfectpals.org.

June 8, 9 and 10

Sorticulture: Everett’s Garden Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 8, 10 a.m to 6 p.m. June 9, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 10 at Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Garden art, specialty nurseries, display gardens, speakers, live music, food fair, wine garden, kids activities. For more information, go to www.enjoyeverett.org, email lnewland@ci.everett.wa.us or 425-257-7107.

June 9 and 10

Meerkerk Rhododendron Nursery: Purple Passion sale, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank Purple blooming rhododendrons, species and hybridized rhodies and companion plants. Plants from 1 gallon to 6 feet tall available. For more information, go to www.meerkerkgardens.org, meerkerk@whidbey.net or 360-678-1912.

June 23

Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Shrubs, perennials, trees, grasses, ground covers and herbs. Proceeds benefit arboretum projects. Plenty of free parking. Cash or check. For more information, go to www. evergreenarboretum.com or call 425-257-8597.

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