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CALENDAR -  Events, Lectures, Classes, Workshops, & Open Gardens

Upcoming events

    • May 01, 2021
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    • September 26, 2021
    • (PDT)
    • NPA Member's 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!

    • July 28, 2021
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    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.

    • July 30, 2021
    • 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (PDT)
    • Redmond
    • 0
    Registration is closed

    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 30th 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.

    • August 18, 2021
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (PDT)
    • Zoom Online Lecture
    • 317
    Register

    Heronswood, A Traveler's Garden

    With Dr. Patrick McMillan, Director of Heronswood Garden

    Date:  August 18, 2021  7 pm

    Zoom Online Lecture

    FREE to NPA Members - Please REGISTER to receive a link to attend this presentation!

    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'. 

    This is one of the 4 yearly FREE lectures NPA offers our members, and serves as our new 'North Puget Sound Lecture' for 2021. Members MUST REGISTER to receive a link to attend and/or watch a recording of this event.

    Cost for Non-Members - $15

    • September 05, 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • In-person at the Bellevue Botanical Garden

    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!

    • September 19, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Aaron Center at Bellevue Botanical Garden
    • 90
    Register

    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


    • October 03, 2021
    • 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (PDT)
    • Date, Time & Place to be Confirmed

    Sunday, October 3, 2020 - Date, Time, & Place to be Confirmed 

    South Sound Lecture - and Plant Sale too!

    Speaker TBA

    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.

    • October 18, 2021
    • 6:00 AM (PDT)
    • October 26, 2021
    • 10:00 PM (PDT)
    • Online Shopping - Pickup Plants at Bellevue Botanical Garden

    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!


    Watch for details on NPA's website and in our Member E-newsletters.

Contact NPA:   425-647-6004

info@northwestperennialalliance.org

Mailing Address:   PO Box 1034  Bellevue, WA  98009-1034

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