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Garden Conservancy Northwest Network

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Education / Events
Most programs are on the 3rd Wed. of each month, from 12:30 to 2. Bring your lunch and join us; all lectures are free.
Note: October craft has a $5 charge per wreath.

July 19, 12:30 — Clematis Made Easy *
Presented by Laura Watson
Laura Watson has been growing clematis for over 20 years. Her Seattle garden currently has 200 clematis. Laura grows clematis everywhere, on structures as well as on trees and shrubs. Laura is an enthusiastic and knowledgeable speaker who will demystify the care and pruning of clematis, and inspire you with wonderful photos.

Check out Laura's blog at http://www.clematisinseattle.com

August 16, 12:30 — Trees of Soos Creek Botanical Garden *
Join our Docents for a free tour of the many rare, unusual and stunning trees found at SCBG. Many are unique with stories of their own, such as the Franklinia, Dove tree, Umbrella Pine, Banana tree, Lion’s Head Maple, Dawn Redwood, and Aptos Blue Sequoia.

Meet at the Garden Welcome Arch adjoining the parking lot. Bring a bottle of water and wear your walking shoes for this 75-90 minute tour.

September 20, 12:30 — Bee Therapy *
Presented by Kate McWiggins
Botanist Kate McWiggins is a longtime bee-keeper and member of the American Apitherapy Society. Apitherapy, or “bee therapy” is the medicinal use of products made by honeybees.

Kate will share her extensive knowledge about honeybees; explain why they are so vital to our food supply, and how honeybee venom, honey, pollen, and other bee products have been used since ancient times as a source of natural medicine.

Kate will have samples of bee products for you to try, and purchase if so desired. Cash or checks only please.

October 4, 12:30 —Hydrangea Wreath Craft: Make it and Take it!
Bring your own straw or grapevine wreath form. We will supply flowers, pins and wire. Note: $5 per wreath, cash only.

Experience Historical Kent at SCBG

Sat., August 19, 2017
10am to 4pm
* These classes are approved for Master Gardener Continuing Education Credit (CE)