Interested in preserving your favorite tastes and scents from the garden through seed saving? Agnes will share which seeds are worth saving in the home garden; including timing, methods of harvesting, cleaning, and storage. Bring your extra seed and envelopes for swapping with other attendees.
Have you always wanted to admire a fragrant and colorful garden on your urban lot? Agnes will speak about plants that work best for a cutting garden and other tidbits that can be harvested for a unique table arrangement. In this Autumn session learn which seeds and plants can be planted now for an early spring display.
Don’t know what to do with the abundance of flowers, herbs and fragrant plants in your garden? Attend this seminar and learn about alternatives for your botanical treasures! Join Agnes for step by step instruction on preserving botanical materials you can enjoy year round. Agnes will cover simple plant preserving methods to expand your tea and herb cabinet, show you how to make medicinal salves, and help you prepare for autumn wreath making.
Hori Hori Flowers is Popping-Up at the Arboretum at South Seattle College during their plant sale. We are offering hand-tied bouquets and vased arrangements for Mother's Day. Ranunculus, tulips, and peonies (if they bloom in time!) will be harvested from our cutting garden combined with blooms from nearby farms. Hand-ties start at $35, sample pictured above.
A limited selection of Beth Farrow Pottery will showcase spring beauties. Beth is a fellow gardener friend as well as potter who throws beautiful and functional pottery, I'm delighted to offer from her newest line.
We invite you to come pick up a bouquet for your mom and plants at the Arboretum's plant sale; please come and support several local businesses! Pre-orders are highly recommended.