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2023 Classes in the Garden

We welcome you again to free classes in our gardens on most Saturday mornings. Each class is about one hour, starting at 10:00 am.

Seating is very limited; please bring your chair.

DEMONSTRATION GARDEN Ahtanum Youth Park – 1000 Ahtanum Blvd. – Union Gap (NOTE: $2 parking fee upon entering park)
May 13 Container Planting – Patty Ferguson
May 27 Meadowscaping in our Area – Kelsi Potterf
June 10 Seeds and Sunflowers – Michele Murphy (Youth-focused)
June 24 Summer Care of Roses – Angela Galbreath
July 8 Soil Testing – Ken Tolonen
July 22 Orchids – Nancy Kallenberger
August 12 Herbs – Diana Pieti
August 26 Demonstration Garden Tours – Master Gardeners
September 9 Mulching and Compost – Suzanne McFeat & Diana Pieti
September 23 Trees & Water Gardens at the Arboretum – Garrett Brenden
HEIRLOOM GARDEN 1522 South 18th Avenue – Yakima
May 6 Growing Soil – Judith McDonald & Beatrice Reiss
June 3 Cover Crops in the Garden – Sally Mayo
July 1 Pruning Tomatoes – Phyllis Pugnetti
August 5 Bumblebees – Don Flyckt & Sally Mayo
September 2 Fall Gardening – Sally Mayo
October 7 Putting the Garden to Bed – Judith McDonald & Sally Mayo
WEST VALLEY FOOD GARDEN 602 South 123rd Avenue – Yakima
June 17 Bee Ready for Pollinators – Debra Kroon
July 15 Tomato Pruning – Julie Hunziker
August 19 Drip Irrigation – John Strong
September 16 Basics of Starting a Vegetable Garden –Camille Smith


Plant Sale

We will see you in 2024!  Usually the weekend prior to Mother’s Day.

Make your plans to be at this sale – – the highlight of our season – – and the primary source of support for all we do for you!

Complete details can be found at our Plant Sale Page.