Classes

To register for classes call us at 360-466-3821 or 1-800-585-8200   March 2018     So Many Roses, So Little Time Christianson’s Rose Buyer, Nancy Stewart Saturday, March 3, 11 am – noon reservations required class fee: $8 The rose is America’s most popular flower and is also one of the very oldest in cultivation.…

The Garden in September

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturalist We have been blessed this year with one of the very best summers that I can remember.   At my house, you know it’s a good summer when: The house hasn’t been cleaned in months.  Seriously, if we have guests, we just reroute them through the garden gate and onto…

The Garden in January

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturalist Here it is, a new year again!  January is a great time to begin your planning for the coming growing season. Plant and seed catalogs are beginning to appear in mailboxes, tantalizing you with the latest and greatest in new varieties of just about everything.  I always get sucked…

The Garden in December

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturalist December is a pretty quiet time in the garden, which is a contrast to the hustle and bustle of the holidays.  Along those lines, I’ve been thinking a lot about gifts – gifts given and gifts received.  And then I thought about all the gifts my garden has given me,…

The Garden in November

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturalist It’s blustery, it’s rainy, and it’s chilly.  But boy is it beautiful!  There’s snow in the foothills, and the last of the fall colors appear bright and glowing against the steely sky, and best of all, the snow geese are back!  Every time I hear them honking overhead I…

The Garden in October

By Rachel Anderson, Certified Professional Horticulturalist Wow!  October is a busy month in the garden!  There’s a lot to do before the first frost and the rains set in for the long haul.  I love working outside in October because the colors of autumn seem so bright and there’s a crispness in the air that…