Thu., June 9, 2005
Gardening with Ornamentals – The WSU/Spokane County Master Gardeners will present a series of four classes on gardening with ornamentals. Today. 6-8 p.m., County Extension Center, 222 N. Havana St. $10 per class; $35 for all four. (509) 477-2048.
The Art of Garden Photography – By Portland professional photographer Allan Mandell. The Inland Empire Gardeners monthly meeting; everyone welcome. Today. 7 p.m., Decades, 10502 E. Sprague Ave. Free. (509) 535-8434.
Garden Photography Workshop – With Portland photographer Allan Mandell. Hosted by The Inland Empire Gardeners, emphasis will be on seeing rather than technical aspects; participants are expected to be familiar with their equipment. Both film and digital-based cameras are fine. The work will be critiqued the same day at a potluck gathering. Friday. Spokane. $60. (509) 535-8434.
Iris Garden – Fridays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through June, with 2,500 varieties of iris. Friday-Sunday. 40 miles north of the Y, 200 N. Quail Ave., Newport. Free. (509) 447-2552.
Colville Area Garden Tour – Eight private gardens, some in town and some rural. Garden art available for viewing and purchase; Master Gardeners available to share ideas and solve garden dilemmas. Admission includes directions to all eight gardens. Ticket booklets available in advance or day of event at Wynne St. Nursery, Happy’s Hallmark, Hedrick’s Floral and the Chamber of Commerce, all in downtown Colville. Proceeds benefit American Association of University Women’s Educational Foundation. Saturday. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Colville. $10/person. (509) 684-6878.
Friends of Manito’s Annual Spring Perennial Sale – Perennials, grass, herb plants and houseplants. Open to the public. June 18. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Manito Park maintenance yard, east of Gaiser Conservatory. Free. (509) 456-8038.
Annual Rose Show – Presented by the Spokane Rose Society. June 25. 1-5 p.m., Spokane Valley Mall. Free.
Home and Garden Tour – Sponsored by Holy Trinity Chapel to raise funds for a new roof. Tour includes three homes and three gardens. June 25. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Tour begins at Holy Trinity Chapel at Bridge and Alder; Palouse. $15. (509) 878-1826.
Friends of Manito’s Fall Perennial Plant Sale – Open to the public. Sept. 10. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Manito Park maintenance yard, east of Gaiser Conservatory. Free admission. (509) 456-8038.
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