A weekly listing of garden events, classes and sales.
Dates and times are subject to change. Call ahead to confirm.
Sept. 29-Oct. 1
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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).
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).
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).
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).
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline is three weeks before publication.