TACOMA – Learn how gardening can continue into the colder months at the Fall Family Garden Festival and Tree Sale. The free event happens Saturday, Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Washington State University Master Gardener’s Demonstration Garden, 2607 W. Pioneer Way in Puyallup.
By Katrina Redding
Lakewood, WA – Lakewold Gardens, a non-profit, is pleased to offer two gardening classes during autumn of 2015. The workshops are open to the general public, free of charge:
By Mary Bohn
This year’s Fall Garden Festival at Point Defiance Park will be held in and around the Point Defiance Pagoda from 10 am-4 pm on Sunday, September 20, and features a variety of gardening lectures, educational displays, a garden vendor marketplace and a children’s activity.
Muriel Haglund’s Euclid Street backyard is blooming with a rainbow of dahlias. Her garden has been a popular spot in Steilacoom for more than 50 years, said Muriel, who added that she’s provided flowers for small arrangements and weddings for many years.
By Alice Dionne
Master Gardeners of Pierce County will be offering an All Day Gardening Workshop, “From the Ground Up,” on Saturday, Aug. 1, at Franklin Pierce High School and Farm. Our lunch speaker will be Sue Goetz, owner of Creative Gardener (topic: fall landscaping).
A vibrant canvas of green—maybe 50 shades of that color—is blooming in a garden plot off 112th, not far from Tyee Elementary School.
The Steilacoom Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the lot next to the Bair Bistro on Lafayette and Wilkes (across from the Post Office). Proceeds from the sale are used to purchase summer hanging baskets in the downtown corridor, Christmas swags in […]
By Mark Lyke, Horticulture Manager
Hiking and exploring through the neighborhood park woods as a youth, I remember the first time my eyes came upon a small flower with three white petals along the path. Little did I know, my first lesson in trail ethics was about to be taught to me that morning. I remember wanting to pick those delicate flowers to take home to mom. A gentleman politely explained not to pick the Trilliums, but to let everyone enjoy their beauty as it took seven years for a new plant to form a bloom.
Just in time for the Easter Season, the Steilacoom Kiwanis Flower Bowls have arrived! Paul Loveless stated that for the cost of $17, a planter bowl full of quality primroses daffodils and tulips can be purchased in time for Easter giving, a great gift for a spouse, shut-in, as a hostess gift, or just to brighten up a spot on a porch or deck.
Do you live in University Place or near Evergreen Primary School? Do you want to get your hands dirty this spring and summer? Do you like growing your own food? Do you want to help our local Foodbank? Do you like visiting with other gardeners?