Category Archives: Garden Events

Gardening Through Art Workshops

Friend, local artist, teacher and family farmer Elise Watness Maupin of Joyful Plant is hosting a new set of Gardening Through Art workshops starting next month.  She’s inviting folks of all experience levels to participate in monthly classes for discovery … Continue reading

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Garden Journal Feedback

THANK YOU to all of you who came out for my presentation last week “Rooted in Observation: The Garden Journal.”  I was thrilled to see so many friendly faces and meet new friends while sharing a topic that I truly … Continue reading

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Start Garden Journaling in 2020

The first seed catalog arrived in my mail this week. It’s the time of year when garden plans are swirling around my head, fueled by weather and holiday-driven indoor days. With my journal by my easy chair, I’ve been penning … Continue reading

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Insect Hotels–Design Inspiration

Going to the NW Flower & Garden Show yesterday recharged my gardening batteries. Inspiration was everywhere, but mostly in the people I met and those I reconnected with.  Landscapers, horticulturists, welders, sculptors, painters–artists all, whose ingenuity and skillful craft lit … Continue reading

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Glenwood Gardens Plant Fair

Did somebody say “plant fair”? I like nothing more than to spend an afternoon exploring tables of flats and wandering display beds looking for that plant (or two).  Maybe that plant is one I’ve been lusting over for years but … Continue reading

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James Kelsey Studios Art Sale September 22 & 23, 2012

Garden tours are a popular way to spend a weekend day in the summer.  This year alone, I’ve been on three, each time coming away with inspiration and respect for other people’s talents and accomplishments. Recently I have noticed that … Continue reading

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Manette Edible Garden Tour July 21, 2012 from 10-2pm

“Meet your Neighbors and their Chickens”, says the flier for the Manette Edible Garden Tour that takes place this coming Saturday, July 21st. The Manette Neighborhood Coalition is hosting this event from 10 am to 2pm where you can tour … Continue reading

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NW Flower & Garden Show–Rain Barrels of Fun

The Northwest Flower & Garden Show opened Wednesday and I was thrilled to get out of the rain and enjoy some garden theatre at the WA State Convention Center in Seattle where inside it is already spring!  As always, the … Continue reading

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Join me in Celebrating National Pollinator Week

The US Department of Agriculture has declared June 20-26th, 2011 National Pollinator Week.  This is the 5th annual pollinator week and Tom Vilsack, Secretary of Agriculture, wants us all to recognize that pollinators like bats, insects and birds are important partners … Continue reading

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Tukwila Backyard Wildlife Festival

This Saturday, May 14th from 9 to 3 is the Tukwila Backyard Wildlife Festival–held the second Saturday in May every year.  The festival coincides with International Migratory Bird Day and promises to be a fun day for everyone. I’ll be … Continue reading

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