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Oregon Garden, Silverton, Oregon

Garden Information

Bellevue Demo Garden Workshops Free, No Registration Required
Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. until noon, Ranger Station next to the Garden
  Free, No Registration Required

June     17 - Lavenders, Joy Naganuma
     24 - Shade Gardening, Ellon Jarvis

July     1 - No Workshop
     8 - Panels of Experts: Larry Davis, Todd Murray, George Pinyuh
     15 - Puget Sound Weather and Microclimates, Brad Colman
     22 - Easy Water Features for Your Garden, Chris Moore
     29 - How to Grow Berries, Joe Quinn

Miller Horticulture Library, UW's Center for Urban Horticulture, www.depts. /hortlib/.
Plant Information Line: 206-897-5268.

Appreciating and conserving local plants: Washington Native Plant Society,

Selecting plants for Northwest gardens:
Great Plant Picks,

Washington Park Arboretum: front desk and gift shop, 206-543-8800;
recorded events line, 206-726-1951;
Arboretum Foundation, 206-325-4510.

Composting, water conservation and landscaping information from Seattle Public Utilities, call the Natural Lawn and Garden program: 206-633-0224
or go to: /default.htm.

Poison Control (pesticide exposure), operating 24 hours: 800-452-7165.
Call before you dig: 800-424-5555.
Call two days ahead and your underground utilities will be marked for you.

Bee swarms: Puget Sound Beekeepers' Association,;
or call Gene Bowley, 425-379-5671.

WSU Extension Gardening in Western Washington:

WSU Extension Hortsense (control of pests and diseases of common ornamental and edible plants):
Master Gardeners

Master Gardener dial extension (recorded information on specific topics): 206-296-3425.