Hydrangea, butterflies and great plants

  • Written by Woodinville Weekly Staff

Heavenly hydrangeas

Go beyond your grandmother’s hydrangeas and discover a world of exciting cultivars and species.

Nita-Jo Rountree will present a free seminar at Molbak’s on Saturday, June 11, 10 -11 a.m. on how to successfully care for and grow these showy and versatile beauties.

Rountree, a Seattle-based garden designer, educator and Past President of the Northwest Horticultural Society will review cultural requirements, bloom time and color, pruning practices, and inspiring design tips.

Also, learn how to enjoy their lovely, large blooms inside as dried or cut flowers. For additional information, visit

Welcome hummingbirds and butterflies to your yard

Learn how to transform your yard and garden into the neighborhood hotspot for hummingbirds and butterflies at a free seminar at Molbak’s on Saturday, June 11, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Lara Brinker, Rootopia Designs, will teach you how. Brinker will explain which plants are irresistible to these delightful, winged creatures and why.

For more information visit

Discover Great Plant Picks at Molbak’s

The Great Plant Picks (GPP) awards program was developed to recognize outstanding plants for the maritime Pacific Northwest. Winning plants must meet a variety of expectations regarding hardiness, longevity, disease resistance, vigor and availability.

To date, over 800 plants have made the list.

Stop by and chat with Molbak’s plant buyers Al Dodson (also a GPP Selection Committee member) and Kate Domoszlay and discover which Great Plant Picks plants are their favorites and why.

Learn which are best suited for your garden. FREE. Sunday, June 12, 1 -2:30PM in the nursery. For more information visit

For questions, please call (425) 483-5000, 1-866-466-5225, or visit the Events page at Molbak’s is located at 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville, WA 98072.

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