2019 Calendar of Events

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January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
Coming in 2017

January


Thursday, January 17
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


Saturday, January 19
"Growing Mushrooms at Home"
with Tristan Woodsmith from Fungi Perfecti

10 am - noon
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
NPA members $25/Nonmembers$35
This is a joint class between NPA and the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society. Register via the Bellevue Botanical Garden website at www.bellevuebotanical.org/classes.html.


Sunday, January 20
"The Promise of Spring" Event
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
NPA members free/Nonmembers $15
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Read more about this special NPA event featuring two lectures, a plant sale and door prizes.

February


Wednesday - Sunday, February 6 - 10
Northwest Flower & Garden Festival
Visit the NPA booth (#2501) at the show

Wednesday - Saturday, 9 am - 9 pm; Sunday, 9 am - 6 pm
Washington State Convention and Trade Center
800 Convention Place, Seattle


Saturday, February 16
"The Hidden Half of Your Garden – A New Way to Think About Soil
with David Montgomery and Anne Biklé
10 am - noon
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
NPA members $25/nonmembers $35
Read more.
This is a joint class between NPA and the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society. Register via the Bellevue Botanical Garden website at www.bellevuebotanical.org/classes.html.


Thursday, February 21
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

March

Wednesday, March 13
"Spring 101 Gardeners Question Time"
with Karen Benson, Bruce Caredio, Gordon Polson and Randy Eakin

10 am - noon
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
NPA members $25/nonmembers $35
Read more and sign up.

Saturday, March 16
"Hydrangea How To"
with Kit Haesloop

10am - noon
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
NPA members $25/nonmembers $35
Class limit: 25
Read more.
This is a joint class between NPA and the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society. Register via the Bellevue Botanical Garden website.


Saturday, March 9
MARCH MANIA PLANT SALE
9 am - 3 pm
Aaron Education Center, Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 98005
Great sale, indoor location and kids activities, too!
More about March Mania.


Thursday, March 15
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 


Sunday, March 24
Nicolay Memorial Lecture

The film “Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf”
Doors open at noon for plant sales
Film begins at 1pm
NPA members $5/Nonmembers $20
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue 98005
Read more. 

April


Thursday, April 19
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

 

 

 

 


 

Sunday, April 28
NPA Spring Plant Sale
9 am - 3 pm
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue 98005

May



Open Gardens season begins this month!

Tour private gardens every weekend, now through mid-September. See your Open Gardens directory for details.


Saturday & Sunday, May 17-18

NPA Open Days at Windcliff
10 am - 3 pm
Windcliff Garden
10345 NE Shore Drive
Indianola, WA
Self-tour the gardens at Windcliff. Rare and unusual plants for sale.
See your Open Gardens book for additional open days at Windcliff.


Thursday, May 16
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

June


Friday-Sunday, June 7 - 9
Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival
Legion Memorial Park, Everett
Visit the NPA booth to say hello.


Thursday, June 20
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


Every weekend
Open Gardens
10 am - 4 pm
Free
It's the peak of Open Gardens season for NPA members, with dozens of gardens open to tour in June.
Grab your trusty directory and go!

July


Thursday, July 18
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


Open Gardens

10 am - 4 pm
Free
More open gardens to tour this month with your Open Gardens book. Enjoy!

August


Thursday, August 15
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.



Every weekend
Open Gardens

10 am - 4 pm
Free
Soak up the saturated colors of late summer in our August open gardens.

September


Thursday, September 19
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

October


Thursday, October 18
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

November



November 24 - December 30
Garden d'Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden
4:30 - 9:00 pm
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Tickets $5; children 10 and under free
Order online at www.gardendlights.org