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All classes begin at 10:00 am, unless otherwise specified. 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.


2015 Winter and Spring Classes & Events at a Glance:
The Beauty Of Hellebores; Dealing With Diseases & Insects; All About Mason Bees
Everett Home & Garden Show; The Wonderful World Of Conifers; Learn The Art Of Bonsai; Spring Lawn Care; Growing 'Cool Season' Veggies
Mini-Gardens: Good Things Come In Small Packages; Have Fun With Hypertufa; Japanese Maples; Organic Gardening
May
2015 Annual Rhododendron Truss Show; Rhododendrons & Azaleas; Carnivorous Bog Gardening; Summer Blooming Shrubs
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The Beauty Of Hellebores - Saturday February 21st
Join Skagit Garden's Sally Isaiou for an in depth discussion of the new and exciting Hellebore varieties that are easy to grow as well as how these long-lived perennials are best for shade to partial sun locations. With proper selection, you can have blooming Hellebores in the garden from November all the way into April - Want to learn how? Join us! Hellebores are also a perfect fit for winter containers and combine well with other winter hardy perennials. There is simply nothing not to like about these tough and reliable beauties. This is a FREE class that starts at 10:00am.


Dealing With Diseases & Insects - Sunday, February 22nd
Fruit and flowering trees, and even berries, may need a little help getting through our PNW weather. And waiting for the cold, wet spring to be over means you’ve often waited too long. From chemical-free and organic options to the more environmentally-friendly conventional ones, learn what to do now to prevent disease in your landscape later in the season with Trevor Cameron, CPH. FREE. This is a FREE class that starts @ 1:00pm.


All About Mason Bees - Saturday, February 28th
Join Master Gardener Missy Anderson, 'The Queen Bee', to learn everything you want to know about our non-stinging native Mason Bees. Hosting, proper care in all seasons and healthy propagating are just some of the topics to be covered in this informative class. Come join us and learn how to effectively benefit from these flying friends. This is a FREE class that begins at 10am.


Everett Home & Garden Show - Friday March 6th - Sunday March 8th
This is the largest and only Home and Garden show in Snohomish County presented in the new Comcast Arena. Homeowners are looking for different things for their homes today. You can shop and compare the new home trends in a relaxed comfortable atmosphere that also offers you special show pricing. See home remodeling ideas that work for today's homeowners, home improvements designed to accommodate the ways you incorporate your northwest lifestyle and key trends that include ways to make your home more environmentally friendly.


The Wonderful World Of Conifers - Saturday, March 7th
Come explore the vast array of conifers! These evergreen beauties add much color, texture and form to our landscapes - often bringing 12 months of color! Sunnyside Nursery specializes in a wide selection of conifers from dwarfs to full size. Join us for this informative class taught by Jock Demme from Iseli's Nursery, you won't want to miss it! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Learn The Art Of Bonsai - Saturday, March 14th
Learn the art of Bonsai from Debbie Wetmore, who has been practicing it for many years and has an incredible collection to prove it. Potting, pruning, feeding and general growing information will all be discussed. Prepare to be wowed. This is a FREE class that start @ 10am!


Spring Lawn Care - Saturday, March 21st
Get your lawn off to a good start! Come to class with Trevor Cameron, CPH, and whether starting new or fixing up the old, go home with the knowledge of how to get your lawn going right. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Growing 'Cool Season' Veggies - Saturday, March 28th
Kick into culinary gear and take advantage of our long cool-crop seasons! MaryAnn & Andy Sudkamp will guide you through seeding, transplanting, choosing crops and varieties, timing, rotating, pest solutions, and more so you can grow your own produce now! Questions welcome. Answers… FREE! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Mini-Gardens: Good Things Come In Small Packages - Saturday, April 4th
Learn how to select plants for miniature gardens, both indoors and outdoors. Dwarf conifers, small maples, perennials, sedums and so much more. Learn how to plant these beauties into containers for years of enjoyment. Join the dynamic duo Trevor Cameron, C.P.H. & Chris Hinricksen, C.P.H. for this fun class. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Have Fun With Hypertufa - Saturday, April 11th
Join our very own gardening experts Mary Stole & MaryAnn Sudkamp to learn all about Hypertufa. Don't know what it is? We'll teach you! Hypertufa is popular for making garden ornaments, pots and land forms, as it is very porous and is favorable for plant growth. Hypertufa is relatively light compared with terra-cotta or traditional concrete and can withstand harsh winters. Come to this demonstration class to learn how to add a personalized touch to your garden. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Japanese Maples - Saturday, April 18th
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Organic Gardening - Saturday, April 25th
Organic gardening is a great way to take an active role in creating a healthy lifestyle for you and your family. Join E.B. Stone’s Brenda Sage as she instructs on ways to plant using organic fertilizers and soil amendments. This is a class you won't want to miss, as it has proved to be a very fun and educational class! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Rhododendrons & Azaleas - Saturday, May 2nd
These aren't your Grandma's Rhododendron's! From the classics to the latest, greatest hybrids, come and rediscover Rhododendrons & Azaleas. Fabulous colors, fantastic foliage, and even 'cooler' species Rhododendrons! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


2015 Annual Rhododendron Truss Show - Saturday, May 2nd
Stop by the nursery to see a fabulous display of Rhododendrons that are being grown locally. See some of the most exotic and fascinating Rhody species available on the market today! There will be 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. This is a FREE event presented by The American Rhododendron Society's Pilchuck Chapter.


Carnivorous Bog Gardening - Saturday, May 23rd
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Summer Blooming Shrubs - Saturday, May 30th
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


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All classes begin at 10:00 am, unless otherwise specified. 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.


2015 Summer and Fall Classes & Events at a Glance:
Growing & Using Herbs; 'Sorticulture' - Everett's Garden Arts Festival; Stop & Smell The Roses; Summer Pruning; Fun With Succulents; How To Grow Gorgeous Hydrangeas
Shade Gardening; The Birds & The Bees: Naturally Attract Your Favorite Wildlife; Leaf Sculpture
Growing Fall Veggies; Customer Appreciation Day; Ornamental Grasses
Fall Containers; Fall & Winter Lawn Care; Fall & Winter Interest
Terrariums; Designing With Bulbs For Spring; The Joy Of Houseplants; Putting The Garden To Bed
Winter Pruning; Winter Pruning; Colorful Conifers; The Beauty Of Hellebores; Wreath-making Fun


Growing & Using Herbs - Saturday, June 6th
Learn all the best tips & tricks on how to grow herbs well in our area. Join us to find out which varieties are best for the PNW, how to dry them or prepare them for many uses, and how to use the bounty of your garden in delicious and nutritious recipes using herbs. This will be a fun and useful class you won't want to miss! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


'Sorticulture' - Everett's Garden Arts Festival - Friday, June 12th - Sunday, June 14th
Check out featured artists that create distinctive hand-crafted garden
art along with local nurseries that 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, a wine garden, live music and free activities
for the kids.


Stop & Smell The Roses - Saturday, June 13th
Let your love of roses grow with this class! Come learn about various rose classifications, fragrances, growing habits, special uses & colors, along with info on proper care and how to protect against insects and disease. Join us for this fun class with local rose enthusiast and long-time grower, Trevor Cameron C.P.H. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Summer Pruning - Sunday, 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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 1pm.


Fun With Succulents - Saturday, June 20th
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! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


How To Grow Gorgeous Hydrangeas - Saturday, June 27th
Many people remember hydrangeas from their childhood. Today we are falling in love with them all over again. And the good news is that we can now grow many hydrangeas our grandmothers never even dreamed of. Join Trevor Cameron C.P.H. for this fun class on everything you'll want to know to grow gorgeous hydrangeas. We'll talk about different varieties, bloom sizes, proper care, how to get stunning color & then change the color!... plus so much more! You won't want to miss this class! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


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Shade Gardening - Saturday, July 11th
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


The Birds & The Bees: Naturally Attract Your Favorite Wildlife - Saturday, July 18th
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Leaf Sculpture - Saturday, July 25th
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.


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Growing Fall Veggies - Saturday, August 1st
Get excited for the new 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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Customer Appreciation Day - Saturday, August 15th
Time to celebrate 67 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. This is a FREE event! Thank you for your patronage!


Ornamental Grasses - Saturday, August 22nd
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! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


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Fall Containers - Saturday, September 5th
Fall is the time for foliage! Join us to learn all about how to revamp your containers with fall foliage. Mary Stole, our greenhouse manager, will teach you all about the best plants to combine for dramatic color and texture to liven up your pots for the fall season. This is a wonderful class you won't want to miss that will help you create your very own one-of-a-kind, unique fall containers. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Fall & Winter Lawn Care - Saturday, September 19th
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Fall & Winter Interest - Saturday, September 26th
Want an attractive yard all year around? Join our very own Whistling Gardener, Steve Smith C.P.H. & owner of Sunnyside Nursery, to learn the tips and tricks on how he keeps his yard looking great all year long. Come discover the best plants for vivid fall color and winter interest, from foliage to twig colors to berries to blooms - join us to see which plants shine in the fall and winter months. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


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Terrariums - Saturday, October 3rd
A new spin on bringing the outdoors in! Learn this 'old time' way of planting a 'garden in a bottle' for the indoors. It's sure to be a fun and informative class instructed by Beverly Anderson! This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Designing With Bulbs For Spring - Saturday, October 10th
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


The Joy Of Houseplants - Saturday, October 24th
Houseplants bring the beauty of nature and clean air into your home. There's a wide variety of textures and colors in foliage, some flower and others add fragrance. Come learn which ones are easy to grow vs. those that can be challenging. Join Bev Anderson for discussions on proper light, water & soil, plus growth habits and care requirements for all of your houseplant needs. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Putting The Garden To Bed - Saturday, October 31st
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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


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Winter Pruning - Saturday, November 7th
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. We will also be holding a 'repeat' of this class Sunday, November 8th so you can pick the day that works best for you. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am!


Winter Pruning - Sunday, 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 incredibly knowledgable C.P.H. Trevor Cameron for this fun and informative class. This will be a 'repeat' class from Saturday, November 7th. This is a FREE class that starts @ 1pm!


Colorful Conifers - Saturday, November 14th
Ahhhhh……. The world of conifers. The varieties of sizes, textures, colors, and forms is endless. Come and see our amazing selection of dwarf conifers and learn how to choose and care for these beauties. Instructor Trevor Cameron, C.P.H. will be teaching this FREE, laid-back and informative class. Join us and rediscover our 'evergreen state.' This is a FREE class that starts @ 1pm.


The Beauty Of Hellebores - Saturday, November 14th
Join Skagit Garden's Sally Isaiou for an in depth discussion of the new and exciting Hellebore varieties that are easy to grow as well as how these long-lived perennials are best for shade to partial sun locations. With proper selection, you can have blooming Hellebores in the garden from November all the way into April - Want to learn how? Join us! 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. This is a FREE class that starts @ 10am.


Wreath-making Fun - Saturday, November 21st - Sunday, December 13th
The time for homegrown, homemade evergreen wreaths is here! These are not your typical store-bought wreaths, but one-of-a-kind professional looking pieces made with love...by you! If you’ve never made one before, have no fear, we are here to guide you and help you make a stunning wreath. Our diverse selection of FRESH greens and accents make for amazingly beautiful and long-lasting wreaths. Bring family and friends, food and drinks, and create a great holiday tradition! This is not a class but rather an experience that will give you memories to last a lifetime. Stop by for individuals or small groups but be sure to call ahead to schedule a private party of 10 or more in advance. Prices may vary.


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SUMMER HOURS:
Monday - Saturday  9:30am - 6:00pm
Sunday  10:00am - 5:00pm

WINTER HOURS:
(November-February)
Monday - Saturday  9:30am - 5:00pm
Sunday  10:00am - 4:00pm


ADDRESS:
3915 Sunnyside Blvd.
Marysville, WA 98270



Phone: (425) 334-2002
Email: info@sunnysidenursery.net