Sky Events: August 2017

basalt column water feature

 

Sunday, August 6th from 1pm – 2:30pm

 

DIY Basalt Columns & Other Pondless Water Features

 

Come learn how simple it is to put together a beautiful basalt water fountain. Gretchen Brevoort will show you step by step how to set up a basalt column water feature or any other fountain that requires a reservoir.

 

FREE no registration required

 

 

 

Sunday, August 13th from 1:00 – 2:30pm

 

Gardening for Fall and Winter Harvest

 

Enjoy fresh vegetables from your garden most of the year.
Learn what, when and how to plant for Fall and Winter harvest. Plan and plant now and learn a few tricks for protecting your garden from freezes. You can harvest tender salads, crunchy radishes, frost-sweetened kale and broccoli, and more, through winter and even into early spring.

 

Free; no registration required.

Saturday, August 26th, 12pm – 6pm 
Sunday, August 27th, 10am – 4 pm

 

Puget Sound Dahlia Association Annual Dahlia Show

 

Sky will be host again to table after table of fabulous dahlias. Growers will be competing in categories including best new varieties.

Saturday & Sunday, August 26th & 27th, 11am – 5pm

 

Artists in Action at Sky Nursery

 

Northwest Artists in Action is a group of accomplished fine artists who love to create and display their art in public. The unique feature of the group is that each artist will be creating an art project on site. This gives you a chance to see a painting being created in reeal time and the opportunity to discuss the art with the artist.



September Events 2017

 

cactus

Saturday, September 9th from 9am – 6pm
Sunday, September 10th from 10am – 4pm

 

The Odd Plant Show & Sale (TOPSS)
Cascade Cactus & Succulent Society

Great displays of unusual specimens for outdoors and in – many unique varieties for sale – plus experts available to answer questions.

Saturday, September 16th from 1pm – 2:30pm

 

Hands on Mason Bee Fall Care Seminar

 

Our gentle native Mason Bees have a much better survival and reproduction rate if given a little TLC in the fall. Ray Strelecki 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 and clean the blocks.

Free class: PLEASE PRE-REGISTER in the store, or call 206-546-4851, or email us at sky@skynursery.com
We will open a second session from 3 – 4:30 if demand is high

Saturday, September 23rd from 9:30 – 5pm
Sunday, September 24th from 10am – 1pm

 

Koi Show & Sale
Washington Koi & Water Garden Society

 

Amateur and professional koi breeders will be showing their koi at the 26th annual show. Displays, Judging, Sales, Raffles, Saturday auction.

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