Upcoming Tulip Season Highlights
Art at the Schoolhouse
Friday, April 4 – Sunday, April 27 Open daily 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For a seventh season, we will host an outstanding show of local artists from the Stanwood Camano Arts Guild located in our historic 1888 Schoolhouse. New and returning artists will display a multimedia celebration of styles including, outdoor metal garden art, stained-glass garden stakes, paintings, tiles, jewelry, cards, photography and more. A must-see stop while touring the picturesque daffodil and tulip fields of the Skagit Valley.
Judy and Annie’s Philly Sandwiches
Weekends in April
Back by popular demand, Judy and Annie will be offering their warming lunch fare on weekends and some weekdays during April, weather permitting. In additions to Philly cheesesteak sandwiches, they will also be offering their award-winning Crab-Shrimp Chowder and fresh-squeezed lemonade.
Fourth Annual Historic Homes Tour
Saturday, April 5 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Skagit County Historical Museum presents its 4th Historic Home Tour. This year features an eclectic group of homes and structures in the historic town of Edison. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of event, and are available at our Garden Store.
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Mother’s Day at Christianson’s
Sunday, May 11
We aim to delight all of your senses when you come to Christianson’s Nursery during Mother’s Day weekend, May 10 – 11. The brilliant colors of blooms everywhere and sweet scents in the air invite you to join in this cheerful tradition. This year, in addition to our spectacular hanging baskets, we are creating darling tabletop baskets with blooming bulbs, ferns and spring flowers tucked in for an instant centerpiece or porch adornment. (These tabletop baskets will be available all of April through Mother’s Day.) You can’t go wrong with a gift certificate for mom, packaged with some of our tasty chocolates or a gift from our Primrose Antique and Gift Shop. We also have a fine selection of gardening accessories such as, vintage or modern hand tools, containers and statuary. Bring a picnic if the weather is warm and enjoy our Schoolhouse Garden and the amusing antics of our llamas and sheep. As always, we will be serving homemade chocolate chip cookies and coffee.
First Annual Antique Fair at the Schoolhouse
Saturday, June 21 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located under the ‘Big Tent’ and in our 1888 Schoolhouse. Local antique dealers will have quality antiques and collectibles for sale.
A Rosy Day Out: Eleventh Annual Rose Festival
Saturday, June 28
Back by popular demand, keynote speakers Ciscoe Morris and John Christianson will talk roses again this year presenting, Favorite Roses and Rose Companions! Before Ciscoe we are pleased that Rosarian Jeff Wyckoff will give a class on Organic Rose Gardening at 11 a.m. located in the New Granary. The schedule of events include:
8:30 – 10:30 a.m. ——– Rose Display entry submission
9 a.m. – 6 p.m. ———– Self-guided tour of Schoolhouse Rose Garden
10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. —– Tri-Valley Rose Society Display
10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. —– Tri-Valley Rose Society members available for rose advice
10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. – WSU Skagit County Master Gardener Plant Clinic
11 a.m. – noon ———– Jeff Wyckoff talks about Organic Rose Gardening
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ———– Robyn Swesey & Larry Sawyer of the Tri-Valley Rose Society presents
2 p.m. ——————— Ciscoe Morris & John Christainson presents
3 p.m. ——————— Rose Ice Cream Social
Calling All Rosarians
As part of Christianson’s Annual Rose Festival, the Tri-Valley Rose Society is hosting it Rose Display in our Schoolhouse and is extending an invitation to amateurs and experts alike to submit their roses to be voted on in the following categories: (1) Best in Show, (2) Best Fragrant Rose and (3) Best Floral Display incorporating perennials with roses. Ciscoe Morris and John Christianson will announce the winners and gift certificates will be awarded. Entries must be submitted between 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. on the day of the festival.
For reservations for event classes, please visit the Nursery or call us at 360-466-3821 or 1-800-585-8200