Garden Spot Nursery in Bellingham Washington

(360) 676-5480 | 877-676-0886 Toll Free

October  Hours: Open 9am - 5:30pm everyday

 

 

Classes & Events

 

Most classes start at 9 AM

(unless otherwise noted)

 

Register at the store, online, or by phone: 360-676-5480

Fall/Winter 2017 Events

Sept

Worm Composting 101

9am: Saturday, Sept 9

Make use of your food scraps in this introductory course. As a graduate of Western with a Bachelor of Science, Paige takes interest in the wiggling organisms within our soil. She’ll teach you the basics of starting your own “worm farm” and the benefits of creating compost. Class is free..

How To Keep Tropicals Alive, During Our Whatcom County Winter.

9am: Saturday,  Sept 16

 

Your tender Lemon trees, Datura and Bougainvillea  thrive indoors, with the right conditions.  Gerry Zimmerman, with his strong background in tropicals, will lead you thru the process of bringing your plants indoors for the winter, and transitioning them back out again in the Spring. Class is free.

Hypertufa ‘Make It and Take It’

9am: Saturday,  Sept 23

Hypertufa containers have been used in Old-English gardens for centuries. Create your own.  ‘Make It and Take It’ workshop.  Class fee is $39.00.

Preparing Your Garden For The Winter Ahead.

9 am: Saturday Sept 30

Hypertufa containers have been used in Old-English gardens for centuries. Create your own.  ‘Make It and Take It’ workshop.  Class fee is $39.00.

Oct

Make Sauerkraut With Fall Cabbage

9 am: Saturday Oct 7

Ryan Peters, shares  his secrets to making homemade sauerkraut--the classic & delicious practice of fermenting cabbage. A great way to preserve your excess cabbage crop. There will be some extra food tastings at this event. Class fee is $5

“Make It And Take It” Lasagna Bulb Planter

9am: Saturday  & 11am Saturday   Oct 14

Back (yet again!) by popular demand, Marcy will teach you how to layer spring bulbs, from early snowdrops to daffodils to late tulips. Sixty days of color await you with the first signs of spring! Workshop fee is $39 and includes all supplies.

Sunnyland Scarecrow Stuffing.

 

9am with judging at 4pm Sat, Oct 21

Garden Spot will furnish the straw stuffing, and stakes.  Bring in an outfit and you can stuff and dress your own scarecrow.   Show off your own original ideas on the “Project Runway of Scarecrows.” Staff from Ragfinery will be on hand to judge. Join the fun. This event is free.

Sunnyland Scarecrow Stuffing.

 

9am with judging at 4pm Sat, Oct 21

Garden Spot will furnish the straw stuffing, and stakes.  Bring in an outfit and you can stuff and dress your own scarecrow.   Show off your own original ideas on the “Project Runway of Scarecrows.” Staff from Ragfinery will be on hand to judge. Join the fun. This event is free.

Cider Pressing

9am: Saturday Oct 28

For this day only, Garden Spot will have a cider press available for use.  Bring in your apples and jugs.  This is a great way to use your apple harvest.  Join us for a fun day of smashing apples

Nov

Hellebore Event

9am: Saturday Nov 4

Our Hellebore collection is the BEST. These are gorgeous cold weather plants, evergreen and winter blooming for Hellebore collectors and newbies alike.  Katie from Skagit Gardens brings her years of experience and will introduce what is new and cool in Helebores for 2018.  There will be special discounts on our collection for this free event

Amazing Amaryllis For The Holidays

9am: Saturday Nov 11

Our Hellebore collection is the BEST. These are gorgeous cold weather plants, evergreen and winter blooming for Hellebore collectors and newbies alike.  Katie from Skagit Gardens brings her years of experience and will introduce what is new and cool in Helebores for 2018.  There will be special discounts on our collection for this free event

Christmas In The Woods Open  House

9am-5pm: Saturday Nov 18

Garden Spot is decked out for the Season.  Join us for this  special all day event . Step into our beautiful winter garden for Treats in The Trees. Expect surprises and fun throughout the day as we showcase our holiday gifts and evergreens.

Nancy’s Wreath Decorating Class

9am-5pm: Saturday Nov 25

Ready to spruce up your holiday home? Come have a ball decorating Northwest evergreen wreaths adorned with holly, twigs, and berries, topped off with a gorgeous bow. Workshop fee is $39 and includes all supplies.

Dec

Marcy’s Grapevine Wreath Class

9am: Saturday Dec 2

Join Marcy as she guides you in designing a European-style grapevine wreath. Tables filled with evergreens, berries, moss, and more for you to create your own unique wreath with French ribbon.  Workshop fee is $39 and includes all supplies.

Japanese String Garden Make It And Take It Class

9am: Saturday Dec 9

Kokedama is the ancient Japanese art of the floating string garden.  Make a suspended plant using clay, moss, and string.  These elegant kokedama balls can be hung indoors or outdoors.  Karyn will walk you through the care and planting.  Class fee of  $39.99 will cover the plant and supplies needed.

Living Glass Ornament Make It And Take It Class

9am: Saturday Dec 16

Delicate glass balls showcasing  , tiny lichens, mosses, twigs and other forest trimmings, these lovely living ornaments are sure to become a favorite addition to your holiday decor. All ages welcome. Class fee is $15/ball  or $13 ea for 3 or more.  Includes all supplies!