Sky Nursery seminars are free and require no pre-registration unless otherwise noted.
Backyard Roots Slideshow & Book Signing
Lori Eanes, Author/Photographer
Eating from Your Garden Year-Round
Erica Strauss, NW Edible Life
Monday, June 17, 5 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.
Please come to the Backyard Roots: Lessons on Living Local from 35 Urban Farmers slideshow and book signing! Meet San Francisco-based photographer/author Lori Eanes and see photos from 35 inspiring urban farms. The book features stories, photos, ideas, and project inspiration from urban farmers along the West Coast, including several from Washington. One of the book’s featured urban farmers, Erica Strauss of NW Edible Life, will follow with a how-to presentation on year-round gardening.
Saturday, June 22, 11 A.M. – 12:30 P.M.
Save water — save money — save time! A properly designed drip irrigation system allows you to deliver water directly to your plants’ root zones with the turn of a switch or a timer. Plus it can help protect your plants from leaf splashes, over & under-watering, and some diseases! Let Charlie show you how to design and install a system that meets your needs and budget.
Around the Sound
Spring Native Plant Sale & Celebration
Saturday, May 11, 10 A.M. - 4 P.M.
Mercerdale Park, 7701 SE 32 St., Mercer Is. 98040
Wildflowers, ferns, grasses & sedges, groundcovers, shrubs, & trees! WNPS Central Puget Sound Chapter's annual HUGE spring sale of plants native to Washington (especially the Puget Sound Trough). This year the WNPS will feature pre-planted pots and offer a planting workshop. They'll also offer for sale a large selection of books on native plants, insects, and other interesting things! A number of other organizations including Sustainable Redmond, Plant Amnesty, the Stillaquamish Tribe and National Wildlife Federation will also have booths.
“The Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park” Garden Tour
Saturday, June 15, 10 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Advance Discount Tickets will be available at Sky Nursery starting in May - $12 cash or check.
The eleventh annual Secret Gardens of Lake Forest Park Garden Tour features five beautiful gardens in the city of Lake Forest Park. Artists and musicians will work and perform at each garden. Master Gardeners will be on hand to answer your gardening questions. Join Ciscoe Morris for a live broadcast from the Plant Fair and Sale at Lake Forest Park Towne Center from 10 A.M. - noon.
“Edmonds in Bloom” Garden Tour
Sunday, July 21, 11 A.M. – 4 P.M.
Tickets will be available at Sky Nursery starting in June - $15 cash or check.
The 18th annual Edmonds in Bloom tour features a full line-up of 6 beautiful gardens whose intimate charm and natural beauty speak to the attention lavished on these quiet sanctuaries. From a tranquil Zen garden, to rare species rhododendrons, and raised vegetable beds overflowing with produce — the gardens are an incredible representation of the diversity of gardening in our climate. Come feast your eyes.
Mukilteo Garden & Quilt Tour
Saturday, July 20, 2013, 11 A.M. – 4 P.M. and Sunday July 21, 12 P.M. – 4 P.M.
Advance Discount Tickets available at Sky Nursery starting in June - $15 cash or check.
Please join us for a self-directed car tour to our garden locations. There will be over one hundred hand-made quilts on display in seven premier gardens in and around Mukilteo. The tour is open to the public for an admission fee of $15 for advance-purchase tickets, or $18 if purchased on the day of the tour.