Upcoming Events & Classes

plant for fall and winter harvest

 

Saturday, July 20 from 11am – 12:30pm

 

Gardening for Fall & Winter Harvest

with Hannah Madrone

 

Learn what vegetables you can plant in late summer that you can harvest throughout the fall into early spring.

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Saturday, August 17 from 11am – 12:30pm

 

Home Composting 101

with Hannah Madrone

 

Whether you want to start a small worm bin, get the most out of your compost tumbler, or build a three-bin yard waste system, this workshop will help you get started.

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dahlia show
 

Saturday, August 24 from  12pm – 6pm

Sunday, August 25 from 9am – 4pm

 

Puget Sound Dahlia Association Dahlia Show

 

Check out beautiful and unnusual dahlia varieties and talk with dahlia experts.

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Saturday, August 24 from  11am – 5pm

Sunday, August 25 from 11am – 5pm

 

Artists in Action

 

Northwest Artists in Action is a group of accomplished fine artists who love to create and display their art in public.  Watch artists work real-time! 

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mason bee

Saturday, Sept. 7, 1pm – 2:30pm

repeated from 3 – 4:30

 

Hands On Mason Bee Fall Care

with Ray Strelecki

Our gentle native Mason Bees have a much better survival and reproduction rate if given a little TLC in the fall.  Ray will bring in actual bee houses with live (dormant) Mason Bees and first demonstrate, then let you practice, basic fall Mason bee care. Learn how to remove cocoons from the bee houses without harming the dormant bees, how to clean the blocks, and how to clean the cocoons. Ray will also talk about how to deal with insect invaders. Free, but class size is limited to allow everyone opportunity to practice.  Please pre-register in the store, by calling 206-546-4851, or by emailing sky@skynursery.com.

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Saturday, September 14 from 9am – 6pm

Sunday, September 15 from 10am – 4pm

 

The Odd Plant Show and Sale

 

The Cascade Cactus and Succulent Society will have great displays of unusual and unique specimens for show and some for sale with experts available to answer questions.
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koi show

Saturday, September 21 from 9:30am – 5pm

Sunday, September 22 from 10am – 1pm

 

Koi Show & Sale

 

The Washington Koi & Water Garden Society will be at Sky for their 27th annual show. Amateur and professional breedcers will be bringing their best and biggest fish. Displays, raffles, fish sales and a Saturday auction.
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vegetable winter crops

Saturday, September 28 from 11am – 12:30pm

 

Winterize Your Veggie Garden

with Hannah Madrone
 
Learn how to care for overwintering vegetables and what to do with beds and pots that wont be planted for winter.
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soil health

Saturday, October 12 from 11am – 12:30pm

 

Soil Health for Plant Health

with Hannah Madrone
 
Fall is a great time to revitalize your soil. Learn how to amend your soil to create the right conditions for whatever you want to grow.
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