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Garden & Herbalist Education Programs

April 25, 2019

We have many free garden seminars, free guided nature hikes & free to sliding scale hands-0n herbalist classes. This page offers a quick next-up, easy-reference timeline to help you fill your calendar with our programs and keep track of our other events too.

NWFGF 2020 Speaker Badge

Some programs are free and don’t require registration. Others may require registration (whether free or for-fee). As registration opens up, we’ll update the links here as soon as possible. And, of course, if you want to be notified directly, be sure to subscribe to our mailing list now. That’s your very best bet to get regular updates (especially during our busy spring and summer seasons!) There’s also Robin’s Great Garden Speaker page to follow here.

(This is list will be updated regularly to add new programs & remove past programs.)

  • “Container Wars” Live Design Competition
    • Date: 2/28/2020
    • Time: 11:30am
    • Location: NW Flower & Garden Show, Seattle, WA
    • Cost: Free with admission to NW Flower & Garden Show
  • A Gardener’s Tour of Paris in Spring
    • Date: 2/28/2020
    • Time: 3:30pm
    • Location: NW Flower & Garden Show, Hood Room
    • Cost: Free with admission to NW Flower & Garden Show
  • Herbalicious DIY: Homegrown, Foraged & Handmade
    • Date: 2/29/2020
    • Time: 5pm
    • Location: NW Flower & Garden Show, DIY Stage
    • Cost: Free with admission to NW Flower & Garden Show
  • Hands-on Herbal Grow, Harvest & Prepare Classes
    • Dates: Summer 2020 to be announced soon!
    • Location: Skagit Valley locations to be announced soon!
    • Details: We’re working on several dates & venues for hands-on beginner herbal growing, harvesting, preserving and crafting classes for 2020. Enrollment will be limited.
    • Notification sign up:  If you’d like to join us, sign up for our mailing list to be sure you are among the first to find out when our enrollment opens. Classes will fill up fast! Subscribe to our mailing list here.
  • Padilla Bay Environmental Research Center Upland Trail Walks
    • Dates: Every 2nd Saturday, March-October 2020
    • Time: 10am
    • Location: Bay View, WA (Skagit County). Meet at the Arbor at the start of the upland trail.
    • Cost: Free
  • Maker’s Markets, Pop up Shops & Farmer’s Markets
    • Dates: Spring to Fall 2020 schedule coming soon
    • Details: We are working on several market applications now for the 2020 season. We hope to join other local growers & makers to bring shoppers our truly local, handmade goods. If you are hosting a program & think we’d be a good fit, please get in touch!
  • San Juan County Master Gardeners 2020 Annual Conference Keynote
    • Date: 10/17/20
    • Location: San Juan Island
    • Etsy Samples & Sales: Robin will be sampling & selling our botanical body goods before & after the club meeting. Cash or check only. Credit/Debit in a pinch.
    • Additional Details to come


  1. R J Nelson says:

    I am looking forward to future classes

  2. RJ – We’re looking forward to seeing you in future classes! 🙂

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