Garden Spot Nursery in Bellingham Washington

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

    Garden Spot Hours For May:  9am - 7pm Everyday



Classes & Events


Most classes start at 9 AM

(unless otherwise noted)


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

Spring 2018 Events


Make It And Take It Hanging  ‘Garden Spot Basket’

9am: Saturday April 14

Our designer Nancy Elvebak will guide you in design, color, and plant choices to create  something extra special this year.  Make a sun or shade basket in an extra large 18 inch hanging basket.  Class fee is $79.00.

Planting Day

9am: Saturday April 21

Bring patio-sized containers from home or choose from our own fabulous collection. Our expert designers will help you gather the right combination of plants. Organic Gardner & Bloome Blue Ribbon soil will be provided free of charge for this special day.

Class on  Hydrangeas 101

9am: Saturday April 28

Hydrangeas are a timeless classic. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about these colorful shrubs.  Jill Porter of Baileys Nursery will  share her years of experience, introducing new and old favorite varieties, along with their care and pruning. Class is free.





“Make It And Take It” Mounting Staghorn Fern

9am: Saturday June 2

Mount a Staghorn Fern onto an 8” recycled wooden plank with Gerry Zimmerman. He will take you step by step in this fun “make it and take it” class. Staghorns are epiphytic plants and with moss, their roots will attach to its new home. $39.00 covers all supplies.

9am: Saturday,  June 9

Tropicals In Your Summer Garden


Gerry Zimmerman will help you select just the right plants for you to live in your very own tropical paradise!  Mandavilla, Bougainvillia , Daturas, are just some of the Tropical plants to give your garden an exotic look with strange and foreign textures, colors, blooms, and scents along the way.  Gerry will also give you tips on wintering over your tropicals indoors.  Class is free.


“Make It And Take It” Plant An Old Boot For Dad.

9am: Saturday June 16

Plant a garden in dads favorite old pair of boots or shoes. This is a special gift that will be treasured. Workshop fee $10.00  covers all supplies.

Fairy Day Fun At The Garden Spot

11am - 2pm:  Saturday,  June 23

In celebration of International Fairy Day on the 23rd, Garden Spot Nursery will be hosting a party for fairy enthusiasts young and old alike. Kids (and adults too) are invited to come in costume. The fairy parade starts at high noon for a promenade around the nursery. Enjoy some fairy food, make your own fairy crown, and have your face painted by a local artist. Enter our drawing for a chance to win a potted fairy garden! Event is free.


Make And Take Party Picnic Table  Planter

11am - 2pm: Saturday June 30

Create a flowering Solar fireflies lantern planter for your backyard or camping picnic table.  The perfect gift when your invited to a friends picnic. $24.00 class fee includes lighting and all plants and supplies.





Lily Class With  Melinda Creed

9am:  Saturday,  July 7

Oriental Lily Lovers meet our local grower, Melinda Creed.   Melinda grows about 40 varieties, including several of the new "rosily" which are double/multi layered lilies that are pollen free!   Lilies are drought tolerant, bee friendly plants that will turn your summer garden into a fragrant feast of color.   Perfect plant to grow in and around mid to taller plants in your border.   They are also fabulous in pots!     There will be a special discount of Melinda's collection at the event.  The class is free. .


Bamboo... Rewarding To Grow, Beautiful And Unique To Your Garden Space.

9am: Saturday July 14

Bamboo... Rewarding to grow, beautiful and unique to your garden space. It can                                                                                                       be the right plant when you learn its value.

Chris Glatz, a Japanese gardening professional, was the head gardener at the Morikami Museum and Japanese Garden in Delray Beach, FL for 10 years. He will share his experience and techniques for planting and maintaining bamboo and how it can fit in any garden style.  Class is free.


Make It And Take It Sedum Wall Planter Class

11am - 2pm: Saturday July 21

Let Marcy guide you in making your own sedum living wall  garden with hardy succulents.  Wall gardens can  be hung on any sunny wall.  Class fee of $49 covers  all supplies.

Start Your Fall Vegetable Seeds Now..

9am:  Saturday,  Jul 28

Nothing tastes better than homegrown

vegetables from your garden. Join Kim as she instructs you on the basics of starting your vegetables from seed, indoors and out, to help you have the most successful fall harvest. Class is free. .