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

Upcoming events

    • December 01, 2022
    • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • Bellevue Botanical Garden
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    Thursday, December 1st - 9:00 am

    Holiday Wreath Workshop

    With Alison Johnson at Bellevue Botanical Garden, NPA Propagation Yard

    A hands-on workshop to create a holiday wreath - starting with a 14" wire form and ending with a bow - with lots of natural greens and botanicals in-between! We provide all materials, but attendees can bring special accents to customize their wreath (cones, rose hips, holly, etc.).

    Workshop teaches how to create a wrapped wire frame that's easier on the fingers and reusable, how to connect evergreens, pinecones and other decorative material to this frame, and how to tie a pretty bow.

    Workshop Fee:  NPA Members - $25

    Non-members - $ 35

    9 am to 10:30 am - Class size limited to 10

    Workshop is OUTSIDE - Dress Accordingly!

    Please Bring - Gloves and Pruners

    • December 01, 2022
    • 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Bellevue Botanical Garden
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    Thursday, December 1st - 11:00 am

    Holiday Wreath Workshop

    With Alison Johnson at Bellevue Botanical Garden, NPA Propagation Yard

    A hands-on workshop to create a holiday wreath - starting with a 14" wire form and ending with a bow - with lots of natural greens and botanicals in-between! We provide all materials, but attendees can bring special accents to customize their wreath (cones, rose hips, holly, etc.).

    Workshop teaches how to create a wrapped wire frame that's easier on the fingers and reusable, how to connect evergreens, pinecones and other decorative material to this frame, and how to tie a pretty bow.

    Workshop Fee:  NPA Members - $25

    Non-members - $ 35

    11 am to 12:30 pm - Class size limited to 10

    Workshop is OUTSIDE - Dress Accordingly!

    Please Bring - Gloves and Pruners

    • December 14, 2022
    • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Online Zoom Presentation
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    Wednesday, December 14, 2022

    Creating Gardens from the Rare & Unusual

    Presented by Sue Milliken & Kelly Dodson

    Online Zoom Presentation

    7 to 8:30 pm

    FREE to NPA Members! 

    Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson of Far Reaches Farm Nursery and Far Reaches Botanical Conservancy, will discuss two new gardens in progress at Far Reaches and take a close look at some of the plants. The Rain Shadow Crevice Garden, which is the ultimate expression of niche micro-environments in 20 inches of rain or less per year, and the Collector's Garden, an intimate shade garden for showcasing rare plants on a property with no trees.

    Click HERE to learn more about Sue, Kelly and Far Reaches.

    Registration is required to receive a Zoom Link to watch this live online presentation. Registrants will also receive an emailed link that allows them to watch a recording within 2 weeks of the live event.

    NPA Members must LOG-IN to their NPA account to receive this FREE benefit.

    NPA Members - FREE   As part of your 2022 membership benefits!

    Non-members - $20

           

    • January 15, 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Sunday, January 15, 2023 at Noon

    Welcome to a New Year in the Garden!


    Lecture - A Tapestry Garden: The Art of Weaving Plants and Place

    Presented by Marietta & Ernie O'Byrne


    An in-person lecture event at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Check back here for more details as they become available, including cost and registration information.

    Marietta and Ernie O’Byrne’s garden - situated on one and a half acres in Eugene, Oregon -  is filled with an incredible array of plants from around the world. By consciously leveraging the garden’s many microclimates, they have created a stunning patchwork of exuberant plants that is widely considered one of America’s most outstanding private gardens.

    In A Tapestry Garden, the O'Byrne's share their deep knowledge of plants and essential garden advice with gardeners everywhere. Click HERE for more information about the O'Byrne's garden and their nursery, Northwest Garden Nursery.

    • February 19, 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Online Zoom Presentation

    Sunday, February 19, 2023 at Noon *to be confirmed

    A Very Special Zoom Presentation!

    An Afternoon Chat with Carol Klein

    English Gardening Expert

    A live online Zoom presentation exclusive to the Northwest Perennial Alliance. Lots more details to follow (including price and registration instructions), check back here and watch your NPA Member E-newsletter. 

    * Date and Time to be Confirmed!!

Contact NPA:   425-647-6004

info@northwestperennialalliance.org

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

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