Northwest NEWS

April 23, 2001

Home & Garden

Plant Sales

   Garden Club
   Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Perennials, herbs, groundcovers, some shrubs and native plants. At the QFC Market at the Inglewood Shopping Center 14310 Juanita Drive N.E. Bothell, WA. Call (425) 821-7011 or (425) 823-9850 for information or directions.
   Northshore Seniors
   At Country Village on May 3 and 4. Features a large variety of plants from local gardens, herbs, vegetables, trees and shrubs, and unusual perennials. To get to Country Village, take exit 26 off I-405 and head south one mile.
   Fuchsia Society
   Country Village Shopping Center, 23720 Bothell/Everett Highway, Bothell. Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, April 29, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Shop for hardy fuchsias to use in your edging or as garden and patio pots. Also perennials, geraniums, and annuals.
   Arboretum Foundation spring plant sale
   Dozens of specialty nurseries and vendors will offer a spectacular assortment of plants at the Arboretum Foundation's 52nd annual spring plant sale, on Saturday, April 28 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.), and Sunday, April 29, (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), at the former Sand Point Naval Air Station, Seattle, Building #30.
   natives, hardy and tender perennials, unusual annuals, species rhododendrons, azaleas, shrubs, vines, trees, ornamental grasses, herbs, and vegetable starts.
   Fun With Mums
   April 28th 2001, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., there will be a plant sale sponsored by the Fun With Mums at the Frontier Bank 103 South 3rd Ave. in Edmonds. Come early to peruse the stock. It will have chrysanthemums in all classifications. Some cultivators will be limited in the number available. This is a plant sale for all floral and non-flowering plants.
   Perennial plant sale
   The East Lake Washington District of Garden Clubs annual plant sale will be held on Saturday, May 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., at the Overlake Sears parking lot, 148th Ave N.E. and N.E. 24th St, Bellevue/Redmond. There will be a good selection of Northwest natives, ground covers, flowers, herbs, trees and shrubs. Drought tolerant plants will be featured. Proceeds from the sale will help support garden club activities including educational outreach.
   Alpine Rockeries Open House
   Rocks don't need water. Find out how to beautify your garden with natural rock and flagstone, first annual open house, all our experts will be here. All day May 5th and 6th. Refreshments and door prizes. Alpine Rockeries 23711 63rd Avenue SE Woodinville 425-481-3456.
   Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center
   The Marna Bloom Fleetwood Guild and the Children's Hospital Grounds Department present the 77th annual garden sale on Saturday, April 28, and Sunday, April 29, in the Airplane Parking Lot at Children's Hospital located at 4800 Sand Point Way NE. The sale will be open to the public 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. both days. This year's garden sale will feature unusual and hard to find varieties of perennials, trees and shrubs, many of which have been propagated on the Hospital grounds. The Grounds Department staff of Children's Hospital will be on hand to answer your gardening questions.