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April 24, 2000

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Spring plant sales blossom

Garden Club

Woodinville Garden Club members Alice Locke (left) and Sue Schaffer transplant some of the 30,000 seedlings the club has raised in preparation for the May 13 plant sale at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery.

   Woodinville Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale the day before Mother's Day, May 13, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery, 14111 NE 145th St. Club members will be available to offer assistance on the selection of plants. The sale will include tomato plants, gallon pots of established perennials, geraniums and decorative garden baskets. To insure quality and variety, club members try new perennials in their own gardens the year before introducing them to the public. The garden club's fundraising supports scholarships, seasonal planting at the Woodinville Library and Franciscan Health Care Center, and a major contribution to Woodinville's Jerry Wilmot Park.

   The Duvall Civic Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 13, at the Duvall Library. Call 788-7965 or 788-3887.

   The Sno-King Fuchsia Society will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Country Village Shopping Center, 23720 Bothell/Everett Hwy. Hardy fuchsias, geraniums, and perennials will be featured. Sno-King master gardener mentors will be available to answer questions.

   The Spring Plant Sale, presented by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society, will be held on Saturday, May 6 , from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St. in Bellevue. The sale will feature unique plants from speciality growers, perennial borders, and private gardens. Master gardeners will be on hand. Call (425) 451-3755 or visit www.bellevuebotanical.org.

   Classic Nursery, 12526 Avondale Rd. NE, will present a demonstration on spring container gardening on Friday, April 28, Saturday, April 29, and Saturday, May 6, at 9 a.m. Following the demo, gardeners will be able to select their own containers and plants. This is a hands-on workshop, so bring your own clippers, gloves, and hand trowels. Dress appropriately. Call to reserve place and for fee information: (425) 885-5678.

   Ed Hume will discuss which flowering tree is right for you at Flower World, 9322 196th St. SE in Snohomish, on Saturday, April 29. Baskets and Containers will be Hume's subject for Saturday, May 6. Times for both talks are 1:30 to 3 p.m. Call (425) 481-7565 or (360) 668-9575.

   Hilltoppers Garden Club will sell perennials, herbs, ground covers, and some shrubs and native plants on Saturday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the QFC in the Inglewood Shopping Center at 14130 Juanita Dr. NE. 788-5841.

   Students from Lake Washington Technical College Environmental Horticulture program will hold their Spring Sale on two weekends, April 28-29 and May 5-6, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the west parking lot of the college at the greenhouses.

   Fifty plant vendors will be on hand at the Arboretum Foundation's annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Sand Point Naval Air Station. Call (206) 726-1954.

   The annual Rhododendron Truss Show and Plant Sale will be held at the Bellevue Botanical Garden on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday, April 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (if plants are still available). Call (425) 844-2090.

   The Seattle Dahlia Society will hold a Tuber Sale on April 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and April 30 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Country Village. Call (206) 367-5647.

   Fun With Mums is sponsoring a plant sale with an emphasis on all varieties of chrysanthemums on Saturday, April 29, from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Edmonds Frontier Bank parking lot, 1243 S. Third Ave. in Edmonds.