A weekly listing of garden events, classes and sales.
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THROUGH DEC. 31 Annual holiday-lighting display, featuring thousands of lights used to create botanical displays, 5-9:30 p.m. daily, Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-452-2750).
ONGOING Make your own holiday wreaths using Swansons’ machines. Appointments suggested, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543 or www.swansonsnursery.com).
SAT Learn which plants bloom in the winter, how to choose trees with interesting bark and which plants will help your garden from looking bare, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Discover U, 2150 N. 107th St. Ste. B52, Seattle; $44 (206-365-0400 or www.discoveru.org).
SAT Learn basic yard maintenance without the use of chemicals and extra costs, 9:30 a.m., Highlands Neighborhood Center, 800 Edmonds Ave. N.E., Renton; free (425-430-7396).
Seattle Tree Fruit Society workshop
SAT Potluck lunch with workshop on sharpening garden tools, discuss winter pruning techniques, noon-2:30 p.m., Carkeek Park, 950 N.W. Carkeek Park Road, Seattle; free (206-782-7352).
Northwest Perennial Alliance
SUN People with all gardening skills are welcome to learn hands-on perennial care. Bring your own hand tools, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Bellevue Botanical Gardens, 12001 Main St., Bellevue; free (425-647-6004).
ONGOING Guided walks of the Washington Park Arboretum, 1 p.m. first and third Sundays, Washington Park Arboretum, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle; free (206-543-8800 or www.wparboretum.org ).
Garden calendar items can be faxed, 206-464-2239; mailed to Garden Calendar, Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111; or e-mailed to email@example.com. The deadline is three weeks before publication.