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All classes begin at 10:00 am. Educational classes are free. Workshops have limited size and require advanced registration and payment. Fees include materials. Advanced registration is appreciated for all classes:
Call (425) 334-2002 or email info@sunnysidenursery.net.


2014 Winter and Spring Classes & Events at a Glance:
Demos with the Dirt Divas; EGGstravaganza; Japanese Maples; Organic Gardening
May
2014 Rhododendron Truss Show; Rhododendrons & Azaleas; Bountiful Berries; Carnivorous Bog Gardening; Summer Blooming Shrubs
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Demos with the Dirt Divas - Sunday, April 06th - Sunday, April 27th
Join the staff of Sunnyside Nursery every Sunday at 11:00am & 1:00pm for demos. They will be giving short presentations on repurposed planters, ideas for your yard and ways to use the bounty from your garden. Come gain inspiration, knowledge and perhaps a delicious treat..all for FREE!


EGGstravaganza - Saturday, April 19th
Join us for a Sunnyside first...our very own EGGstravaganza! Hidden around the nursery there will be hundreds of eggs*, each filled with a special surprise! Bring the family, join your friends and shop around while on the hunt for an egg. There are so many prizes to win including $25 gift certificates, good to use that day! Mark your calendars for this one day only special event. You won't want to miss it! (*Limit one egg per person)


Japanese Maples - Saturday, April 19th
Let one man’s passion be the source of knowledge for you in this discussion on the delicate and ornate world of Japanese maples. Whether your interest is in choosing one great addition for your landscape or growing a specialty garden, Certified Professional Horticulturist, Trevor Cameron, will show you the way with Japanese maples. FREE!


Organic Gardening - Saturday, April 26
Join E.B. Stone’s Brenda Sage as she instructs on ways to plant using organic fertilizers and soil amendments. This should be a very educational class! FREE!


2014 Rhododendron Truss Show - Saturday, May 3rd
Stop by the nursery to see a fabulous display of Rhododendrons that are being grown locally! They will have a table set up to answer any questions you have about Rhododendrons and they will also have experts on hand to help identify any unknown varieties you may have growing in your garden. Presented by The American Rhododendron Society's Pilchuck Chapter


Rhododendrons & Azaleas - Saturday, May 3rd
These aren't your Grandma's Rhododendron's! From the classics to the latest & greatest hybrids, come and rediscover Rhododendrons. Fabulous colors, fantastic foliage, and even 'cooler' species! FREE!


Bountiful Berries - Saturday, May 17th
Berries are a gardener’s sun-kissed treats- delicious, nutritious and even beautiful. From how to sort through the various varieties, to which soil amendments will improve what and when, and even how to prune, learn the tricks to growing blueberries, raspberries, grapes, kiwis, currants and more. FREE!


Carnivorous Bog Gardening - Saturday, May 24th
When heavy rains come, bog gardens earn their keep! They are especially helpful when filled with carnivorous plants to keep all the unwanted insects at bay. Join MaryAnn Sudkamp for this class to learn about the best plants to use and how to create a functional yet beautiful bog garden for your yard. FREE!


Summer Blooming Shrubs - Saturday, May 31st
Keep the color going after the spring thrills with summer blooming shrubs! Learn about the best plants to choose for your yard, how to design your landscape using them & proper care and feeding techniques. These beautiful summer blooming shrubs will not only add a wonderful splash of color to your yard but will also attract incredible butterflies and hummingbirds. Join our Certified Professional Horticulturist Trevor Cameron for this fantastically informative class. FREE!


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All classes begin at 10:00 am. Educational classes are free. Workshops have limited size and require advanced registration and payment. Fees include materials. Advanced registration is appreciated for all classes:
Call (425) 334-2002 or email info@sunnysidenursery.net.


2014 Summer and Fall Classes & Events at a Glance:
'Sorticulture - Everett's Garden Arts Festival; Summer Pruning; Fun With Succulents; Shade Gardening
The Birds & The Bees: Naturally Attract Your Favorite Wildlife
Leaf Sculpture; Leaf Sculpture; Marysville's 'Homegrown Festival'
Fall Veggie Gardening; Ornamental Grasses; Fall Lawn Care; Terrarium's
Customer Appreciation Day; Fall & Winter Interest; Designing With Bulbs; Putting The Garden To Bed
Winter Pruning; The Beauty Of Hellebores; Wreath-making


'Sorticulture - Everett's Garden Arts Festival - Saturday, June 6th - 8th
Sorticulture unites art and the garden in a celebration of creative outdoor living. Our featured artists create distinctive hand-crafted garden art and our nurseries produce a wide variety of plants to transform your backyard. Learn tips and tricks from top regional gardening experts, including KING 5's Ciscoe Morris. Sorticulture also features display gardens, food fair, wine garden, live music and free activities for the kids. FREE!


Summer Pruning - Saturday, June 14th
Some jobs are more fun when you know you’re doing them right. Enter pruning classes. Let Certified Professional Horticulturist, Trevor Cameron strengthen your knowledge base on when and how to prune right with this informative discussion and improve not only your landscape’s performance but also your ability to enjoy the task at hand. FREE.


Fun With Succulents - Saturday, June 21st
Join Mary Stole, our greenhouse manager, as she demonstrates fun ways to use Sedums & Succulents! Apart from the apparent water-saving advantages of succulents, they can grow in containers as well as they can in garden soil. With a large number of varieties you'll find a wealth of diversity in shape, texture and colour contrasts. A great class you won't want to miss. FREE!


Shade Gardening - Saturday, June 28th
If you live in the Northwest and garden, you'll need to learn all you can about plants that do well in cool, moist and shady places. Join staff member Trevor Cameron C.P.H. as he teaches the best plants for our NW yards and gardens. FREE!


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The Birds & The Bees: Naturally Attract Your Favorite Wildlife - Saturday, July 12th
Instructor Marti Civarra will give great tips on creating a backyard wildlife habitat where all the birds and butterflies will want to be...and, why it's not only enjoyable to watch and see, but helpful in the protection of your plants. Learn about the main elements it takes to create such a space and what plants work best to attract the wildlife you want. FREE!


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Leaf Sculpture - Saturday, August 2nd
Never made one? Learn now! Made one before? Come back for fresh inspiration from garden art ‘Kayak Greens’ business owner, Sandy Milam. Capture your favorite leaf in sculpture and take it home to either paint or leave with it's natural finish and enjoy. ‘Craft clothes’ and gloves are suggested. $40 fee includes materials. Pre-registration and payment required. Class limit 16 each day.


Leaf Sculpture - Sunday, August 3rd
Never made one? Learn now! Made one before? Come back for fresh inspiration from garden art ‘Kayak Greens’ business owner, Sandy Milam. Capture your favorite leaf in sculpture and take it home to either paint or leave with it's natural finish and enjoy. ‘Craft clothes’ and gloves are suggested. $40 fee includes materials. Pre-registration and payment required. Class limit 16 each day.


Marysville's 'Homegrown Festival' - Friday, August 8th - Sunday, August 10th
Downtown Marysville's Homegrown Festival will be a marketplace showcasing local produce, artisans, musicians, and artists. Talented neighbors and friends will be displaying their works, demonstrating their crafts and enlivening 3rd Street in Marysville. All handcrafted, nothing commercial, all of the highest quality- all Home grown. Music, Arts, Food, and Fun!


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Fall Veggie Gardening - Saturday, September 6th
Get digging for ‘Round 3’ in the harvest season! Transplants are in and you still have time to start some varieties of seeds. Join us to discuss appropriate choices for the season, crop rotation, extending the season, overwintering crops and other tidbits of interest for cool-season gardeners, taught by MaryAnn & Andy Sudkamp. FREE!


Ornamental Grasses - Saturday, September 13th
Inspiring, beautiful, easy-to-grow and even low maintenance, grasses really are easy garden magic. Join certified professional horticulturist, Trevor Cameron, to learn how you can best incorporate these great additions into your garden now! FREE!


Fall Lawn Care - Saturday, September 20th
The perfect time for rejuvenating the lawn is the fall! Come and learn how to get your lawn healthy and tidy going into winter. Taught by Trevor Cameron C.P.H. FREE!


Terrarium's - Saturday, September 27th
A new spin on bringing the outdoors in! Learn this 'old time' way of planting a 'garden in a bottle' for the indoors. Sure to be a fun and informative class instructed by Beverly Anderson. FREE!


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Customer Appreciation Day - Saturday, October 4th
Time to celebrate 66 years of being in business in the wonderful Marysville community. We are grateful to have been in business this long and to have amazing local support from people like you! Come in for our annual day to say ‘Thank you’! Join us for a free barbecue hotdog lunch from 11-2pm, free hourly raffles from 11-3pm, free face painting and other activities for the kids, and great deals for everyone. FREE! Thank you for your patronage!


Fall & Winter Interest - Saturday, October 11th
Want an attractive yard all year around? Join instructor Trevor Cameron, C.P.H, and discover the best plants for vivid fall color and winter interest. From foliage to twig colors to berries to bloom - join us to see which plants shine in the fall and winter months. FREE!


Designing With Bulbs - Saturday, October 18th
Want your yard to be the envy of the neighborhood come spring time?! This is the class for you! Learn the joy of gardening with spring blooming bulbs. Join Trevor Cameron C.P.H. as he guides you through the ins and outs of gardening with bulbs. FREE!


Putting The Garden To Bed - Saturday, October 25th
How do I get my yard ready for another long winter? Let us help you with what to do in the fall to adequately protect your plants and get a head start on next spring. Instructed by Trevor Cameron, C.P.H. FREE!


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Winter Pruning - Saturday, November 8th
Winter is a prime time to pay attention to your trees and shrubs. The leaves are long gone and most woody plants are dormant, making it an ideal time to give them a trim. Join our 'Whistling Gardener' Steve Smith for this fun and informative class. FREE!


The Beauty Of Hellebores - Saturday, November 15th
Join Skagit Garden's Sally Isaiai for an in depth discussion of the new and exciting Hellebore varieties that are easy to grow, long lived perennials for shade to partial sun locations. With proper selection one can have blooming Hellebores in the garden from November all the way into April. Hellebores are also a perfect fit for winter containers and combine well with other winter hardy perennials. You can even bring some varieties into the house for the holidays and enjoy their winter blooms. There is simply nothing not to like about these tough and reliable perennials. FREE!


Wreath-making - Saturday, November 22nd - Sunday, December 14th
The time for homegrown, homemade evergreen wreaths is here! And if you’ve never made one, you’d never believe the difference. Our diverse selection of fresh greens and accents make for amazingly beautiful and long-lasting wreaths. Bring family and friends and create a great holiday tradition, too! Prices vary. Schedule a private party of 10 or more in advance, or call for an appointment individually or for small groups.


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SUMMER HOURS:
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Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm
WINTER HOURS:
(November-February)
Monday-Thursday and Sunday
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Friday and Saturday 10am-5:00pm
Phone: (425) 334-2002
Email: info@sunnysidenursery.net