Category Archives: Garden Events

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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Display Gardens Under Construction

You wouldn’t think that February would be the busiest time of the year for landscapers, nurserymen and garden designers here in chilly Washington, but then you’re probably not thinking about the effort it takes to produce the Northwest Flower & … Continue reading

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Garden Show Season is Upon Us

Spring is on its way.  We know this because garden show season is upon us.  And the NW Flower and Garden Show for us northwesterly gardeners is the beginning of the gardening year in many ways.   For those exhibiting or building … Continue reading

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