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Seattle Rose Society Workshop

Saturday, February 15, 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m.
reservations required for each or all sections
class fee: $8 each, or all four classes $30
please check into the Garden Store before the workshop

Rose Pruning, 10:00 am: Learn specific cuts to remove dead or broken stems, opening up the center of the rose bush, and remove any thin or weak growth.

Rose Selection, 11:00 am: Seattle Rose Society will review which varieties of roses are easy to care for, disease-resistant, and suitable for growing in the Pacific Northwest.

Rose Planting & Feeding, 1:00 pm: Rosarians shed light on the amount of sun required for healthy rose plants and their need for regular feeding with fertilizers that are balanced for roses, region, and soil.

Insect and Disease Control, 2:00 pm: Discover both organic and safe soap spray remedies to keep your roses free from pests.

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Residential Garden Project: Japanese Dry Landscape Garden

Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. – noon
reservations required class fee: $15
please check into the Garden Store before class

 

On rare occasions, unique garden site features lend themselves to create a particular style of garden, in this case, a Japanese dry garden or Karesansui. In this two-hour class, Ornamental Horticulturist, Hans Wressnigg, will review a garden installation at a Whatcom county residence, following its evolution from the site conditions, the initial conception and development, to completion.

 

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Everything’s Coming Up Roses

“Everything’s Coming Up Roses” -Ethel Merman
Saturday, March 14, 1:00 p.m. – noon
reservations required
class fee: $8
please check into the Garden Store before class

The rose is America’s most popular flower and is also one of the very oldest in cultivation. There are thousands of different rose varieties to lure us with their history and fragrance.

Take notes from Christianson’s Rose Buyer, Nancy Stewart, on varieties we have in stock that are fragrant, disease-resistant, and easy care. Learn of her personal homage to the late English rose breeder, David Austin.

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Road Wages: Cultivating Dahlias for Roadside Stands

Saturday, March 21, 11:00 a.m. – noon
reservations required
lass fee: $8
please check into the Garden Store before class

A growing number of dahlia gardeners are selling their flowers at roadside stands. Because dahlias must be cut to grow, flower stands offer a readymade cash crop.
Instructors John and Kathy Willson will teach you how to cultivate and market high-quality flowers using a self-serve system based on production, profit, and mutual trust.

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Two Soups, One Hour with Suzanne Butler

Saturday, March 28, 11:00 a.m. – noon
reservations required
class fee: $15
please check into the Garden Store before class

It wouldn’t be a complete class offering without Skagit’s culinary wizard, Suzanne Butler, to interrupt the routine of making traditional soup recipes with the unusual. Explore Suzanne’s out-of-the-box use of fresh ingredients as demonstrated through a vibrant green, luxuriously tasty stinging nettle soup and a fresh pea soup straight from the garden.

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