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Published: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 12:01 a.m.

Home and Garden calendar

Events
Rhodie care: The Komo Kulshan Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents at talk by agronomist Alan Yoder of fertilization at their meeting at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17. The chapter meets at the Burlington Community Center 1011 Greenleaf St., Burlington. Coffee, tea snacks and raffle prizes are offered after the program. Contact: Carol Torset, 360-856-2410 or go to www.flonder.ca/komokulshan/index.asp.
Quilt workshop: Kathy McNeil conducts a two-day workshop, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo. The fee is $90 for the class and $10 for patterns. To register email Carla Schultz-Parks at parks.family@comcast.net. For more go to [URL]www.kathymcneilquilts.com;http://www.kathymcneilquilts.com[URL].
Growing Plants for Free: The Floretum Garden Club's Oct. 21 meeting features a talk by member Barbara Chase on cutting and dividing plants. The meeting begins at 11 a.m. with a brown bag lunch and social hour followed by the talk at 1 p.m. Garden club member Graham Humphrey discusses his trip to sister city Hekinan, Japan. The meeting is free and open to the public at Edmonds City Hall, 121 Fifth Ave. N. For more go to [/URL]www.edmondsfloretumgardenclub.org;http://www.edmondsfloretumgardenclub.org[URL].
Arboretum tours: Reservations are now being taken for 2013 custom group tours of the Evergreen Arboretum & Gardens. The group tours are available all year by calling 425-257-8597. There is no charge, but donations to the Evergreen Arboretum Foundation are welcome. The arboretum is at 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett. Go to [/URL]www.evergreenarboretum.com;http://www.evergreenarboretum.com[URL] or email contactus@evergreen arboretum.com.
Classes
Everett Parks and Recreation: Design and organization classes with Kelly DuByne of Distinctive Interior Designs, Monika Kristofferson of Efficient Organization and Gary Hartz of Kitchens for Cooks. Register online at [/URL]signmeup.everettwa.gov;http://signmeup.everettwa.govn Oct. 22: If walls could talk, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Van Valey House, $25.
n Nov. 7: Decluttering, downsizing for seniors, 3:30 to 5 p.m., Everett Senior Center, $25.
n Nov. 14: Plan a kitchen remodel, 6:30 to 9 p.m., Forest Park Spruce Hall, free.
n Nov. 14: Psyched about color, 6 to 7:30 p.m, Van Valey House, $25.
Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens 2013 lectures: Noon to 1 p.m. select Saturdays, at the arboretum, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett, either in the indoor classroom or outside on the arboretum grounds. All the classes are free. Seating is limited and some classes require registration. Call 425-257-8597 to register. Go to ">; by phone at 425-257-8300, ext. 2
www.evergreenarboretum.com;http://www.evergreenarboretum.com.
n Oct. 19: Putting your Garden to Bed with Wink Cushman, master gardener. Meet at the arboretum entrance.
n Nov. 16: Holiday natural centerpieces with Marylou Hart, arboretum board member and master gardener. Registration necessary.
n Dec. 7: Arboretum gift-making workshop for kids, noon to 2 p.m., with Hap Wertheimer, past arboretum president and art teacher. Registration necessary.
Nursery classes
These local nurseries feature gardening classes, guest speakers and special events.
Christianson's Nursery and Greenhouse: 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon; 360-466-3821
www.christiansonsnursery.com;http://www.christiansonsnursery.com
n Oct. 20: Fall color walk with John Christianson, 1 to 2 p.m. Free but reservations requested. High Tea at the Granary at La Conner Flats follows the walk. $24. Call for reservations.
Falling Water Gardens: Free classes in creating and caring for a pond, 17516 Highway 203, Monroe; 360-863-1400
www.fallingwatergardens.com;http://www.fallingwatergardens.com.
McAuliffe's Valley Nursery: 11910 Springhetti Road, Snohomish; 360-862-1323
www.mcauliffesvalleynursery.com.;http://www.mcauliffesvalleynursery.com
Molbak's Garden & Home: 13625 NE 175th St., Woodinville; 425-483-5000
www.molbaks.com.;http://www.molbaks.com
My Garden: 17414 Bothell-Everett Highway, Mill Creek; 425-402-1842
www.mygardennursery.com.;http://www.mygardennursery.com
Pine Creek Nursery: 23225 Sofie Road, Monroe; 360-863-8866
www.pinecreeknursery.com.
;http://www.pinecreeknursery.comPlant Shack: 2829 164th St. SW, Lynnwood; 206-390-1422www.plantshacknursery.com/.;http://www.plantshacknursery.com/
Sky Nursery: 18528 Aurora Ave. N., Shoreline; 206-546-4851
www.skynursery.com.;http://www.skynursery.com
Sunnyside Nursery: 3915 Sunnyside Blvd., Marysville; 425-334-2002
www.sunnysidenursery.net.
;http://www.sunnysidenursery.netn Oct. 19: Plant a Pumpkin Workshop, 10 a.m. $25 fee includes materials. Registration and payment required. Class limit is 30.
n Oct. 26: Putting the Garden to Bed with Trevor Cameron, 10 a.m.; Protect your plants and get a head start on next spring. Free.
The Plant Farm at Smokey Point: 15022 Twin Lakes Ave., Marysville; 360-652-3351
www.theplantfarm.com.;http://www.theplantfarm.com
Wight's Home & Garden: 5026 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-775-3636
www.wights.com.;http://www.wights.com[URL]
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