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Gig Harbor Demonstration Garden

Visit the Garden

Come visit the Gig Harbor Demonstration Garden and Heritage Garden and Trails. Located inside Sehmel Homestead Park (10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332).

Gig Harbor Demonstration Garden is open:

  • Wednesdays from 9am-11:30am (Year-Round)
  • Saturdays from 10am-2pm (April through September)

Garden Elements of Interest:

  • Raised Bed Vegetable Garden
  • Composting Demonstration Area
  • Berry Bed
  • Drought Tolerant Bed
  • Espaliered and Columnar Apple Trees
  • Heritage Garden (Native Plant trails with interpretive signage)

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2024 Garden Events

Saturday Garden Talks

Join your local Master Gardener Volunteers to learn research-based horticulture and environmental stewardship practices to support healthy people and a healthy planet.

Saturday Garden Talks are Free, for All Ages, and from 10am-11am.

April 13th – Right Plant, Right Place

Learn where and what to plant.

May 11th – Accessible Gardening

How to make gardening more accessible.

June 8th – Veggie Gardening

Climate change & your garden.

July 13th – More Trees Please

Creating your own urban forest.

August 10th – Friendly Pollinators*

Learn about our fuzzy friends. *This talk will occur from 10:30am-11:30am.

September 14th – Putting your Beds to Bed

Preparing your garden for winter.


Youth Events

Learn more at our Gig Harbor Youth Garden page.

Other Events

More coming soon.

Sehmel Native Heritage Garden: Native Plant Identification Key