Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival 2021

Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival Saturday, September 18, 2021 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We wholeheartedly welcome fall for its brisk winds and autumnal color which serves as a seasonal backdrop for the Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, September 18, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This in-person event celebrates agritourism with…

A Granary Sale!

A Granary Sale at Christianson’s Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   This is one not to miss!  Avid antique and vintage collectors, John and Toni Christianson open their Granary to reveal a Pandora’s Box of antiques and vintage items for a first-ever Granary Sale.  Moved from the neighboring Johnson’s farm…

A Rosy Day Out Returns!

A Schedule of Rosy Events 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.  Self-guided tour of our Schoolhouse Rose Garden Community Rose Display 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Community Rose Display entry submission 9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  Tri-Valley Rose Society members available for rose advice 11 a.m. “Growing Garden Roses” with Triple Wren Farms’ Sarah Pabody 1 p.m.   “I Beg Your…

Mother’s Day

Do you notice the hands of the maternal figure in your life? The chances are they often hold bouquets of flowers, caress cheeks, wipe tears, tie the shoes of little feet, and hold and kiss knees and elbows. They make art. They work machinery, high-five, pinky-promise, give encouraging gestures, shake hellos, and wave goodbyes. They…

38th Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

April 1 – 30, 2021 Bloom updates (according to Mother Nature) found at TulipFestival.org We are welcoming spring and the fabulous rainbow of tulip color this year!  Last year, the daffodils and tulips still bloomed despite COVID-19 and we move forward this year with a little more awareness regarding our current Phase 2. To have a…

La Conner’s Daffodil Festival

Enjoy the Gardens! They both charge admission, have free parking, and acres of tulips to experience. Tulip Town RoozenGaarde   Enjoy the Fields! MARCH 1 – 30: Daffodils have already begun to send tender green shoots through the dark brown nutrient-dense Skagit soil, mainly in varieties of Dutch Master, Flower Carpet, and Standard Value – all…

The Bare Root Season; It Only Occurs Now!

Christianson’s “Bare Root” season has arrived!   Now is the best time to find highly adaptable fruit trees (bigger plants, bigger root systems), flowering ornamental trees, and shrubs at a great discount.  Bare root plants typically cost far less than container-grown selections and traditional balled and burlap (B&B), and without the cost of soil and…

A Fascination for Hellebores

Christianson’s 15th Winter Festival Saturday and Sunday, February 27 – 28, 2021, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Now through April, when most perennials are slumbering in dormancy, hellebores are in full bloom with flowers that provide color and interest in the garden. Known as the Christmas or Lenten rose, hellebore’s cheery characteristic soothes a barren…

Visit the Animals

Did you know that we have all sorts of animals to see while essential shopping at the Christianson’s Nursery? Bring a picnic lunch to the Schoolhouse’s Rose Garden while the sun is still shining brightly and chart your course to visit our family of animals. You have most likely been introduced to our striped cat…