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This week

Edmonds in Bloom tour: Self-guided tour, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 16, $15. 425-771-2631, www.edmondsinbloom.com.

Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens: 3531 Meerkerk Lane, Greenbank; 360-678-1912, www.meerkerkgardens.org. Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through June.

Snohomish County Master Gardener’s Tours: Tours of member’s gardens, July 15, 22, $25, various locations; 425-357-6010.

Swanson’s Nursery: Seminars and classes offered. Registration suggested. 9701 15th Ave. NW, Seattle; 206-782-2543, ext. 235, www.swansonsnursery.com. n Introduction to ikebana with Megumi Schacher, 10:45 a.m. Fridays through July 21, $25 for two-hour class, registration required; 425-744-9751.

Coming up

Snohomish Garden Club tour: Self-guided tour and marketplace, noon to 5 p.m. July 30, $15. Tickets day of show at Snohomish Freshman Campus, 601 Glen St., Snohomish; 360-568-2526.

Emery’s Garden: Classes are at 11 a.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m. Sundays. 2829 164th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-743-4555, www.emerysgarden.com. n Lavender festival, 11 a.m. July 22 and 1 p.m. July 23. n Blowin’ in the wind, ornamental grasses, 11 a.m. Aug. 5. n Hardy geraniums, 1 p.m. Aug. 6. n Garden design 101, four-week class taught by Charlie Cessna and Pam Sinclair, 6:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning July 27, $100.

Plant Amnesty: Cass Turnbull’s master pruner seminar series, 10 a.m. to noon, $10 each, $5 for Plant Amnesty members. Warren G. Magnuson Park, the Brig (Building 406), 7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle; 206-783-9813, 206-783-9093. n Tree hugger bingo and chili feed, hosted by Ciscoe Morris and Cass Turnbull, $25 includes dinner and game cards, 5:30 p.m. July 27. n How to renovate and prune an overgrown garden, Sept. 10. n Pruning horrors, Oct. 8. n Japanese garden pruning, Nov. 12.

The Salvage Studio: Classes start at 10 a.m. Saturdays. Registration with payment is required. 650 Edmonds Way, Edmonds; 425-774-5296, gardngal@usa.net, www.thesalvagestudio.com. n Japanese bookbinding, July 15, $28. n Paper bag books, July 22, $25. n Button flowers, July 29, $25. n Handmade paper, Aug. 5, $28. n Signature stitched books, Aug. 12, $28. n Collage candle holders, Aug. 19, $25. Snohomish Master Gardeners series: Free 20-minutes discussions at noon. Sunnyside Nursery, 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; 425-334-2002. n Drought tolerant plants, July 15. n Gardening in the shade, July 16. n Going vertical with vines, July 22. n Learn how to compost, July 23. n Growing hedges and screens for privacy, July 29. n Ornamental grasses, July 30.

Swanson’s Nursery: Free unless otherwise noted. Registration suggested. 9701 15th Ave. NW, Seattle; 206-782-2543, ext. 235, www.swansonsnursery.com. n Introduction to ikebana with Megumi Schacher, 10:45 a.m. Fridays through July 21, $25 for two-hour class, registration required; 425-744-9751. n Summer pruning of Japanese maples, 11 a.m. July 15, registration required. n Hydrangeas, 11 a.m. July 16. n Container design, 1 a.m. July 16. n Tropical plants, 11 a.m. July 22. n Natural botanical skin care, 11 a.m. July 23, $50, registration required. n Banishing the late summer doldrums, 11 a.m. Aug. 5. n Container design, 1 p.m. Aug. 20. n Tips for less strenous gardening, 11 a.m. Aug. 26.

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