2018 Calendar of Events

Click the date to see what's happening that month.

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
Coming in 2017

January


Thursday, January 18
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


Saturday, January 20
Growing Mushrooms at Home
with Tristan Woodsmith
10am - 12 pm
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
NPA members $25/nonmembers $35
SOLD OUT


Sunday, January 21
"The Promise of Spring" Event
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
NPA members free/Nonmembers $15
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Read more about this special NPA event featuring two lectures, a plant sale and book signing.


Registration opens January 25
for 2018 Hardy Plant Study Weekend
"Gardening: A Lifetime of Pleasure"
Hosted by NPA
June 22 - 25
Cascadia College, Bothell
Registration opens January 25 to 2018 NPA members, February 1 for the public.
Read more.

February


Wednesday - Sunday, February 7 - 11
Northwest Flower & Garden Festival
Visit the NPA booth (#2501) at the show

Wednesday - Saturday, 9 am - 9 pm; Sunday, 9 am - 6 pm
Washington State Convention and Trade Center
800 Convention Place, Seattle


Thursday, February 15
Border Weed & Feed
10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

March


Saturday, March 3
"Hydrangea How To"
with Kit Haesloop
10am - 12 pm
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98005
NPA members $25/nonmembers $35
Limit: 25 participants
Read more & register.


Saturday, March 10
MARCH MANIA PLANT SALE
9 am - 3 pm
Aaron Education Center, Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue WA 98005
Great sale, indoor location and kids activities, too!
More about March Mania.


Thursday, March 15
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


Sunday, March 25
Nicolay Memorial Lecture
"Getting High in Vietnam's Northern Mountains"
with Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson

Doors open at noon for plant sales
Lecture begins at 1pm
NPA members $5/Nonmembers $20
Aaron Education Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue 98005
Read more.

April


Thursday, April 19
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

May



Open Gardens season begins this month!

Tour private gardens every weekend, now through mid-September. See your Open Gardens directory for details.


Thursday, May 17
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

June

Friday-Sunday, June 8 - 10
Sorticulture Garden Arts Festival

Legion Memorial Park, Everett
Visit the NPA booth to say hello.


Thursday, June 21
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


June 22 - 24, 2018
"Gardening: A Lifetime of Pleasure"
2018 Hardy Plant Study Weekend in Seattle
Hosted by NPA
Read more.


Every weekend
Open Gardens

10 am - 4 pm
Free
It's the peak of Open Gardens season for NPA members, with dozens of gardens open to tour in June.
Grab your trusty directory and go!

July


Thursday, July 19
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.


Open Gardens

10 am - 4 pm
Free
More open gardens to tour this month with your Open Gardens book. Enjoy!

August


Thursday, August 16
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.



Every weekend
Open Gardens

10 am - 4 pm
Free
Soak up the saturated colors of late summer in our August open gardens.

September


Thursday, September 20
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

October


Thursday, October 18
Border Weed & Feed

10 am - noon
NPA Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Spend two hours working in the Border, then enjoy a potluck lunch.

November



November 24 - December 31
Garden d'Lights at Bellevue Botanical Garden
4:30 - 9:00 pm
12001 Main Street, Bellevue  98005
Tickets $5; children 10 and under free
Order online at www.gardendlights.org