Wednesday, July 4th
Sky Nursery will be closed.
Happy Independence Day!
Open regular hours the rest of the week: weekdays 9 am – 7 pm, Saturday & Sunday 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday, August 11th 1 pm to 2:30 pm
Gardening for Fall and Winter Harvest
By all means savor your tomato harvest, but it’s time to think about those cool-season vegetables that add fresh flavor to your fall and winter diet. If you plan and plant now and learn a few tricks for protecting your garden from freezes, you can be harvesting tender salads, crunchy radishes, frost-sweetened kale and broccoli, and more, through winter and even into early spring.
Free; no registration required.
Saturday August 25th Noon to 6 pm
Sunday August 26th 9am to 4pm
Puget Sound Dahlia Association Annual Dahlia Show
Check out this eye-catching display of beautiful and unusual dahlia varieties. Growers will be competing in a number of categories, including breeding new varieties. Check out the latest introductions, enjoy seeing quality dahlias, and marvel at arrangements, baskets, and vases brimming with flowers. Once the judging is done (at noon on Saturday), you’re free to take photographs, write down favorite varieties (some of which will be for sale at Sky Nursery next spring), and talk with dahlia experts.
Saturday August 25th, 11 am – 5 pm
Sunday August 26th, 11 am – 5 pm
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 real time and the opportunity to discuss the art with the artist. A display of finished original art available for purchase.
Sunday, September 9th 10 am – 4 pm
The Odd Plant Show & Sale (TOPSS)
Cascade Cactus & Succulent Society
What’s the point of cactus? Why get euphoric over euphorbia? Find out with the Cascade Cactus and Succulent Society at The Odd Plant Show and Sale (TOPSS). Great display of unusual specimens for outdoors and in—many unique varieties for sale—and experts available to answer all your questions about these prickly prizes.
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 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 (such as hornets) that sometimes like to try overwintering in bee houses. 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 email@example.com.
Sunday, September 23rd 10 am – 1 pm
Koi Show & Sale
Washington Koi & Water Garden Society
Something’s fishy at Sky Nursery! Come to the Washington Koi and Water Garden Society’s 27th Annual Show on Saturday, September 22nd from 9:30 – 5 and on Sunday, September 23rd from 10 – 1. Amateur and professional koi breeders will be bringing their best (and biggest) fish to compete. Free display, judged show, great raffles, fish sales, Saturday auction, and more!