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1203C4A010390050101620C8101621C02839B098Full botanic garden tour: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 14, Kruckeberg Botanic Garden, 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline; $10 per person, per tour; register at 206-546-1281; www.kruckeberg.org.

Snohomish County Master Gardeners Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 17; tickets from McCollum Park Extension Office, 600 128th St. SE, Everett; or request by mail by sending a check and three postage stamps per ticket desired to SCMGF 2010 Tours, 21506 12th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036. Find details on the 15 locations and other information at www.snomgf.org and 425-338-2400.

Sno-King Fuchsia Society and Marysville-Pilchuck Fuchsia Society show: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 14, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 15, Country Village, 23718 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; free; 206-365-6887.


Christianson’s Nursery and Greenhouse: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; 360-466-3821; www.christiansons nursery.com. Classes are $5 and registration is required, unless otherwise noted.

Designer stepping stones, 1 to 4 p.m. Aug. 14; $35.

Growing Groceries/Good Cheer Garden: Unless otherwise noted, classes are 9 a.m. to noon second Saturdays, February through November, Bayview High School, 5611 Bayview Road, Langley; $15 per class or $120 for series; 360-341-1884; www.growinggroceries.wordpress.com. Aug. 14, putting up the harvest — canning, freezing and dehydrating; seed saving, cover crops, best veggies to plant, top tips, takes place at the Good Cheer Garden, 2812 Grimm Road, Langley.

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

Autumn vegetable gardening, 11 a.m. Aug. 14.

Permanent plantings for containers, noon Aug. 15.

Plant sales

Fronderosa Frolic: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 14 and 15, Fancy Fronds Nursery, 40830 172nd St. SE, Gold Bar; 360-793-1472; www.fancyfronds.com.

King County Iris Society annual bearded iris sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 14, inside Crossroads Shopping Center, 156th Avenue NE and NE Eighth Street, Bellevue; 425-868-2770; www.kcis.org.

Washington Park Arboretum: 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; 206-325-4510; www.arboretumfoundation.org;http://www.arboretumÃ⅛ƒâ€šÃ&frac18. Pat Calvert Greenhouse sells arboretum collection plants 10 a.m. to noon Tuesdays and Thursdays. Plant donations nursery offers plants from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays and second Saturdays through October.

Master gardener clinics

Snohomish County Master Gardener community clinics: Various times, dates and sites; free; www.snohomish.wsu.edu.

3 to 8 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 26, Snohomish Farmers Market, First Street and Cedar Avenue.

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 4, Arlington Hardware, 215 N. Olympic Ave.

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturdays through Sept. 25, log cabin on Fifth Avenue N., Edmonds.

11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 26, Everett Farmers Market, Marine View Drive.

Coming up

Snohomish County Dahlia Society show: 1 to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 and 22, Floral Hall, Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; free; 360-659-8687; www.everettwa.org/parks, www.scdahlias.org.

Whidbey Island Dream Kitchen Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21, eight sites on Whidbey Island; $15; ticket details at 360-914-0297; www.aauw-whidbeyisland.org.


Humane Society plant sale: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 21, noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 22, 6326 Lakewood Road, Stanwood; 360-652-5844.


Christianson’s Nursery and Greenhouse: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; 360-466-3821; www.christiansons nursery.com. Classes are $5 and registration is required, unless otherwise noted.

Hypertufa, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 21; $35, make reservation at 360-466-3821.

Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens: Legion Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; 425-257-8597; www.evergreenarboretum.com. Classes run from noon to 1 p.m. Saturdays and are free unless otherwise noted.

Attracting birds in the landscape, Aug. 21; limited to 30 participants, make reservation by Aug. 19 at 425-257-8597.

Kruckeberg Botanic Garden: 20312 15th Ave. NW, Shoreline; 206-546-1281; www.kruckeberg.org.

Plant photography, 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 22; $35; participants are to bring cameras.

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

Perennial pleasures for autumn, 11 a.m. Aug. 21.

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