Events & Workshops

Learn about our expert-led seminars & hands-on workshops scheduled for the coming months.
Most of the events are FREE, do not require registration and are held in the Events Area.

Please note: While we are a dog-friendly store, dogs are not allowed in the Events Area or the Garden Cafe. Working service dogs are an exception and are always welcome. Please refer to our Pet Policy for more information. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Grow. Cook. Eat. Herbs.

July 11, 10-11am

Willi Galloway, Author of Grow. Cook. Eat.

Make your meal go from bland to grand with garden fresh herbs! Join Willi for a tasty look at how adding fresh herbs makes all the difference.  Recipes provided.

Make your meal go from bland to grand with garden fresh herbs! Join Willi for a tasty look at how adding fresh herbs makes all the difference. Recipes provided. Book signing to follow. This event is held in association with The Sammamish Valley Alliance Summer Celebration July 10-12.

Sunset Style In Seattle

July 11, noon-1pm

Karen Chapman, LeJardinet and Co-author Fine Foliage

Learn tips for using the Sunset Western Garden Collection of plants in your gardens and containers from local designer and author Karen Chapman.  Learn how to combine these five star shrubs, perennials and annuals to create show-stopping vignettes that will bring some Californian style to the Pacific Northwest. 

Master Gardener Plant Clinic

July 11, 11am-2pm

Bring your gardening questions and plant samples to the clinic and get answers from WSU Master Gardeners.  

Year ‚Äėround Succulent Container Gardens - Inside and Out

July 18, 10-11am

Anna Busse and Rachel George, Molbak’s

Join Molbak’s own indoor plant buyer, Anna Busse and live goods lead, Rachel George, as they share tips for beautiful, interesting succulent containers!  Design and care tips will include soil prep and appropriate selections for your entire yard and home. 

Botanical Drawing

July 19, 10-11:30am

Nicole Stremlow Monahan, Monahan Studio 

Join Nicole and learn a fun, fast, and beautiful way to capture your garden’s splendor. Adults, from beginners to the more experienced, can be successful and have fun with this method of ink drawing and watercolor wash. All supplies included. No drawing experience required. FEE: $45 per person. Register online HERE.  

Landscape Design with Ornamental Grasses

July 25, 10-11am

Christina Salwitz, The Personal Garden Coach, co-author of Fine Foliage

From spring to winter, whether on their own or as backdrops for showy flowers, ornamental grasses are admired for their color, form, movement and texture. Avoid needless labor and enjoy the easy-going style with Christiana’s low maintenance tips to achieve great grassy textures in your landscape.