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CALENDAR - Events, Lectures, Classes, Workshops, & Open Gardens
Weekends, May through September 2021
Open Garden Tours
MEMBERS ONLY - Join NPA Today!
Tour NPA members Open Gardens almost every weekend, May through September. Up to 100 private gardens, and a few public ones, are open each year.
Members will find these gardens listed in the current Open Gardens Book; including garden locations, driving instructions, open dates and hours. Check out nearby NPA Business Members when you're out and about, many offer discounts to NPA members (bring your current NPA membership card).
MEMBERS ONLY: You must be an active member of the Northwest Perennial Alliance to tour our member's open gardens. Join now or renew your membership to receive our exclusive Open Gardens Book, which is your ticket to enter all the beautiful gardens on our Open Garden weekends.
To verify you are an active member of NPA - please log in to your member account on this website, using your email address and password. Your account profile lists you as Active, Pending, or Lapsed. Renewing your membership is simple, just click the Join/Renew button!
Make Your Own Cloches
To keep out the pesky rabbits and support your plants...
Workshop with Alison Johnson in an NPA Member's Redmond garden
Date: July 28, 2021 10:30 am - Noon
$30 NPA Members / $45 Non-Members
Class Size Limited to 15
This is an in-person, hands-on workshop. Cost includes all wiring materials needed to make 2 medium-size wire cloches and use of specialized pliers. Bring your own work gloves, and if you don't want to share the instructor's tools, bring wire cutters and needle nose pliers.
Workshop will be held at the home/garden of an NPA member and will take place rain or shine (there is cover from the rain and a restroom is available). Please bring a snack and drink. Host's address will be sent with registration acknowledgment.
Date: July 30th 2021 10:30 am - Noon
With Dr. Patrick McMillan, Director of Heronswood Garden
Date: August 18, 2021 7 pm
Zoom Online Lecture
NPA is very pleased to offer our members this exciting presentation from Heronswood's new Director, Dr. Patrick McMillan, who will discuss plans for the future at Heronswood, including a new 'Travelers Garden'.
Cost for Non-Members - $15
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Fall Plant Sale
10 am to 2 pm
Fall is the perfect time to plant! Join NPA to buy plants from a select group of local small nurseries and specialty growers who sell an amazing collection of perennials, shrubs, ferns, grasses and more. Many of these vendors are not open to the public, and all offer unique plants to delight any plant geek! This is your chance to shop from the best, all in one location, and bring home many new treasures to enhance your garden.
Arrive early for best selections. Better yet, volunteer to help at this event and and get the inside scoop on your favorite vendors and plants!
NPA's Annual Membership Meeting, Lecture & Plant Sale
Sunday, September 19, 2021 Noon to 2 pm
Join NPA for this in-Person Event at Bellevue Botanical Garden.
Noon - Plant Sale: Plants offered by NPA
Noon - Social Time: Iced Tea, Nibbles, Cookies
12:45 pm - Annual General Membership Meeting - a short meeting to introduce Officers and confirm the election of Board Members
1 pm - LECTURE: David Perry, Garden Photographer
Free to NPA Members, Reservation Required!
Only Household Memberships are allowed to make reservations for 2 members - Due to limited seating we ask Members to please not bring non-member guests - Please bring a copy of your emailed reservation receipt - Thank you!
Room Size Limit is 150 Seated - Reserve Early
Sunday, October 3, 2020 - Date, Time, & Place to be Confirmed
South Sound Lecture - and Plant Sale too!
NPA Members FREE / Non-members $15
Noon - Doors open, Plant Sale & Social Time
1 pm - Lecture begins
Watch for details on NPA's website and in our Member E-newsletters.
Hellebore Plant Sale - Online Shopping
Online Store Opens: Monday, October 18th at 6 am
Online Store Closes: Tuesday, October 26th at 10 pm
Plant Pickup Day: Thursday, October 28th, times TBA
Shop for new varieties of Hellebores, and old favorites too. Fall is the perfect time to plant these winter-blooming beauties, so mark your calendar and check out the online store on NPA's website to find the perfect Hellebore for your garden!
Contact NPA: 425-647-6004
Mailing Address: PO Box 1034 Bellevue, WA 98009-1034