Master Gardener Workshops - every Saturday, 10:30 am, Bellevue Demo Gardens, 15500 SE 16th Street, Bellevue - follow link for details

Old Goat Farm - This is a nursery, beautiful display garden and farm all in one; fun for children as well as gardeners. The farm is only open on selected weekends. Opening on Saturday and Sunday, September 14th and 15th, from 10-5, 20021 Orting Kapowsin Hwy E., Graham, WA. A worthwhile drive and visit!

Become a plant steward in Sammamish! The Washington Native Plant Society is offering 100 hours of classroom time to become an expert on native plants. Classes begin on Friday, September 6 from 9 to 4. Sponsored by the City of Sammamish and the Sammamish Water District.

Learn more about improving your soil with Cover Crops for the Home Gardener with Darien Payne. As part of the Master Gardener Program, this seminar will be offered on Saturday, Sept. 14th at 2:00 pm at the Sammamish Library.

Fall is for planting! There are a number of plant sales coming up:

  • Hardy Fern Foundation, Saturday, September 14th at Bellevue Botanical Garden, from 9 am - 3 pm

  • King County Iris Society Beardless Iris Sale, Saturday Sept. 14th at Wells-Medina Nursery from 10 am - 4 pm

  • Cascade Cactus & Succulent Society, Saturday Sept. 14th from 9 am - 6 pm and Sunday Sept. 15th from 9 am - 4 pm at Sky Nursery in Shoreline, WA.

  • NPA Fall Plant Sale at the Bellevue Botanical Garden on Sunday, Sept. 15th as part of the Annual Membership Meeting and Lectures. Plant sale begins at noon.

Gardens are for kids, too! Our first SBGS children’s event is on Thursday, Sept. 26th from 3:30 to 5:30 at Beaver Lake Lodge. We’ll have STEM opportunities as well as art for young gardeners. This event has a 50 child limit. For more info, click here. UPDATE: “Thank you for your interest in the Nature Inspired workshop. This event is now FULL  We are so pleased that this workshop has had such a great response. We plan to open a second workshop soon after, so look for more event information coming soon!”