A weekly listing of garden events, classes and sales.

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Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm.

Sept. 29-Oct. 1


Mushroom show

SUN See hundreds of wild edible and poisonous mushrooms on display, 1-5 p.m., Westside Improvement Club, 4109 E. St., Bremerton; donations accepted, hosted by Kitsap Peninsula Mycological Society (360-649-7276 or www.namyco.org/clubs/kpms).


Mosaic pots

SAT Create your own mosaic pot and modify to colorfully enhance the home and garden in a two-part class, 1-3 p.m. Saturday and Oct.7, Village Green Perennial Nursery, 10223 26th Ave. S.W., Seattle; $20 (206-767-7735 or www.villagegreenperennialnursery.com).

Fantastic foliage

SAT Add colorful additions to the garden with harvest tones of orange, gold, copper, bronze and burgundy, 10 a.m., Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. S.W., Lynnwood; free (425-743-4555 or www.emerysgarden.com).

Japanese maples

SAT-SUN Discussion of tree shapes, twig and bark colors and foliage, 10:30 a.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday, Wight’s Home and Garden, 5026 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood; free (425-775-3636 or www.wights.com).

Bulbs for spring color in the garden

SUN Tips for creating a color-filled spring garden, 11 a.m., Swansons Nursery, 9701 15th Ave. N.W., Seattle; free (206-782-2543, ext. 238, or www.swansonsnursery.com).

Low-maintenance gardening

SUN Learn to make right choices to limit garden drudgery of weeding, pruning and dividing, 1 p.m., Emery’s Garden, 2829 164th St. S.W., Lynnwood; free (425-743-4555 or www.emerysgarden.com).


Fall bulb and plant sale

SUN Hundreds of spring-blooming bulb selections, companion plants and garden accessories available, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Arboretum Foundation, 2300 Arboretum Drive E., Seattle (206-325-4510).



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 ).

Seattle Chinese Garden

ONGOING Ninety-minute tour includes a slide-show presentation, discussion of gardens in Chinese culture, arboretum and Song Mei Pavilion tours, 10 a.m. second Saturdays, South Seattle Community College Horticulture Building, 6000 16th Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (206-282-8040, ext. 101, or www.seattle-chinese-garden.org).

Dunn Gardens

THU-SAT Restored 1915 Olmsted Brothers-designed private garden open to the public for guided tours only, 1 p.m. Thursdays, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Fridays and 10 a.m. Saturdays through October, address provided with tour reservation, Seattle; $7-$10 (206-362-0933 or www.dunngardens.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 gardencalendar@seattletimes.com. Deadline is three weeks before publication.