Northwest NEWS

February 7, 2000

Home & Garden

Molbak's features roses during February

   February events at Molbak's begin with consulting rosarian Pam Seaburg, sharing which rose varieties are the easiest to care for in western Washington, Friday, Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. She focuses on the most pest- and disease-free varieties, including modern and classic roses.

   Rose care from planting and pruning, to fertilizing and cutting, will be covered on Saturday, Feb. 12, at 9:30 a.m.

   Learn how to grow fruit trees, Friday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m., when George Pinyuh showcases the tastiest and most pest-free varieties for this area.

   Ciscoe Morris will focus on how to prune your fruit-bearing plants for an abundant harvest on Saturday, Feb. 19, at 9:30 a.m.

   Learn how to extend flower color from early spring into the summer months with perennials on Friday, Feb. 25, at 6:30 p.m.

   Raul Ramirez, AIFD, Molbak's lead floral designer, will create fun and refreshing floral arrangements for home or office, Saturday, Feb. 26, at 9:30 a.m. Learn design techniques and creative ideas using innovative materials.

   An Easter ornament painting event is planned for Saturday, Feb. 12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rob Starr, owner of the Potting Shed, will help attendees create their own Easter ornament. Class size is limited. Cost is $16. Register by calling (425) 398-5315.

   A gardening demonstration using winter- and early spring-flowering plants will be held Sunday, Feb. 20 and 27, at 11:30 a.m.

   Volunteers from the Seattle Rose Society will be on hand to answer rose gardening questions Feb. 12, 13, 19, 20, and 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

   For additional information, call Molbak's at (425) 483-5000.