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Tomatoes and Heat-Loving Plants in Containers Tomatoes and Heat-Loving Plants in Containers 
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE.
 
 
Kids in the Garden Preschool Class Kids in the Garden Preschool Class 
THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT. Designed especially for preschoolers aged 3-5, this 4-week program will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and everything in between. At each class we’ll read a story, do an art project, sing a song, eat a snack and get out into the garden! Classes are taught by an experienced preschool science teacher. The program begins on May 19 and will meet for four consecutive Tuesdays from 10-11:30 am. Children must be accompanied by a parent or other significant adult. Classes meet on May 19, May 26, June 2, and June 9. Price is for all four classes.
 
 
Growing Lavender in the Northwest Growing Lavender in the Northwest 
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 10:00 - 11:30am. Tom Frei, Master Gardener and owner of Woodinville Lavender, brings you the complete story of lavender, from history and botany to plant selection and uses. Learn from the best!
$15.00 - $25.00
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Companion Planting for Vegetables Companion Planting for Vegetables 
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 10am-12pm Learn how to choose plants that grow well together, rather than competing for resources. This class introduces you to many ways you can combine plants to maximize your harvest and make the most of your space. Learn about the different characteristics of annual and perennial food crops and how to plan accordingly. We will also explore the permaculture concept of “plant guilds” and discuss how to use nature as a model for your garden. We will also explore how companion planting can help support pest management. Presented in conjunction with Seattle Tilth.
$25.00 - $35.00
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Outdoor Photography Outdoor Photography 
Do you have a new digital SLR (DSLR) camera and want to learn how to get beautiful images of flowers and gardens? Join professional photographer Lesli Cohan of Images Through The Door Photography in a fun and educational "hands-on" outdoor workshop geared toward helping you gain an understanding of your camera and how to shoot flowers and gardens. Must be at least 13 years old. Limited to 10 participants. This class will be offered on: June 20 and July 25, 2015 (these are both Saturdays), 9am-12pm. Both classes will cover the same content so please register for the one that best fits with your schedule.
$55.00 - $65.00
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How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Garden How to Prune and Renovate the Overgrown Garden 
Tuesday, June 23, 2015, 6:30-8:30pm. Presented by Cass Turnbull, founder and president of PlantAmnesty. This presentation covers basic pruning of ornamental trees and shrubs as well as creative solutions to the overgrown or over-planted garden. Before and after slides of pruning and diagrams will be used to illustrate pruning for size reduction and pruning for definition (thinning).
$25.00 - $35.00
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Pruning Demonstration 
Saturday, June 27, 10am-Noon. Taught by Cass Turnbull and Keith Dekker of PlantAmnesty. Learn the principles of selective pruning being put into practice. Pruning will be demonstrated for size reduction, to create definition, and to separate different layers of the garden. Students will gain insight into the thought processes that accompany pruning individual plants and restoring order to an overgrown garden.
$30.00 - $40.00
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Unique Raised Garden Beds Unique Raised Garden Beds 
Thursday, July 23, 2015, 6:30-8:30pm. Learn how to design and construct raised garden beds that can help you improve your soil and extend your harvest. We’ll discuss food-safe building materials and construction, soil building and intensive planting techniques. You will be introduced to various beds, from basic wood frames to straw bales and hugelkutur. Leave with the knowledge and skills you need to start a new garden or improve and expand your existing space. Presented in conjunction with Seattle Tilth.
$25.00 - $35.00
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Flower Arranging from the Garden Flower Arranging from the Garden 
Friday, August 7, 2015, 10:00am - Noon. Improve your flower arranging skills using your own home grown blooms and greens. Linda McDonald’s class will offer 7 tips for combining stems plus demonstrate the points by making up example bouquets. Practice what is presented by creating your own take-home bouquet. Bring a vase, clippers, a bucket of flowers and a bucket of greens. Cuttings from instructor Linda McDonald as well as from the NPA Border at the BBG will be available to add to your combinations.
$25.00 - $35.00
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Save Seeds from Your Garden! Save Seeds from Your Garden! 
Thursday, August 20, 2015 6:30-8:30pm. Saving seeds is an ancient tradition that can help you save money, be more self-sufficient, and join the global movement to preserve biodiversity. We will discuss the many benefits of seed saving, the science of pollination, and the full process of seed saving including how to choose the best parent plants and the best way to store seeds. Start saving seeds this summer to get ready for next year’s garden and have more than enough to share with friends and family. Presented in conjunction with Seattle Tilth.
$25.00 - $35.00
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