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Gig Harbor Demonstration Garden – Youth Programs

About the Garden

The Gig Harbor Children’s Garden is located at the Gig Harbor Demonstration Garden, inside Sehmel Homestead Park (10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332).

2024 Spring & Summer Events

Free Children’s Gardening Workshops in Gig Harbor!

  • Each workshop is limited to 21 children. Participants must be pre-registered.
  • Ages 5-11
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult for the full workshop.
  • Registration for each workshop will be open 30 days prior to the event.
  • Request information at:
  • Download our Youth Program Garden Workshops Flyer.

Ready Set Grow

Saturday, May 18th, 10:30am-12pm

Children will participate in composting, creating a container garden, and will learn basic plant care.

Fairies & Gnomes

Saturday, June 15th, 10:30am-12pm

Children will design and plant their own miniature fantasy garden.

Flowers & Pollinators

Saturday, July 20th, 10:30am-12pm

Children will learn about flower parts and common pollinators.

Fall Harvest & Scarecrows

Saturday, September 21st, 10:30am-12pm

Children will make their own scarecrow and harvest fall vegetables from the garden.


Click here to register or request information at: 

WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of noncompliance may be reported through your local Extension office. Reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities and special needs who contact two weeks prior to the event.