September Events 2017
Sunday, September 17th, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Growing Orchids at Home
with Krysta Carlisle
Despite their apparent delicacy, orchids are easy to grow and will provide you a long season of beautiful bloom if you choose varieties that fit your existing conditions and meet their few basic needs. Orchid expert Krysta Carlisle will tell how to choose the best varieties for your home, office, or terrarium and she’ll walk you through watering, feeding, and ensuring your beauties thrive.
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 and sale. Displays, Judging, Sales, Raffles, Saturday auction.
Saturday, September 30th, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Composting Made Easy
with Hannah Madrone
The most important thing you can do to keep your garden healthy is to keep the soil organic matter replenished. Making your own compost is the ideal way to accomplish this, and fall is a great time to get started.
Which method is best for you? A compost bin, leaf mold bags, a worm bin, sheet composting…? Hannah will go over the pros, cons, whys, and hows of different ways of turning your garden and kitchen waste into black gold.
Sunday, October 15th, 11 am – noon
Indoor Bonsai Care
with Robert Cho of Asia Pacific Gardens
With the correct care and maintenance, a bonsai tree can last a lifetime or more, increasing in both beauty and value each year. Join noted local bonsai guru Robert Cho for this informative seminar on maintaining your bonsai. Robert will focus particularly on pruning and repotting, but proper fertilizing, watering, and other aspects of bonsai care will be covered. This seminar is free and open to the public.
Save the Date!
Saturday October 21st, 11 am – 4:00 pm
Sky’s Eighth Annual Harvest Fest
A family fun day! A “share the abundance” food drive for Hopelink, a maze and other activities for the kids, Spirit 105.3 and Star 101.5 booths, seasonal décor, and more! Check back as the event approaches for more details.