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Spring Renovation Workshop

Magnuson Park, Seattle WA

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on, session that will feature a low student:teacher ratio and real world experience in a public garden space. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden, working on a variety of plants and landscaping designs. Some of the plants are in their third year of staged renovation,…

$100.00 – $125.00

Spring Renovation Workshop

Woodinville, WA WA

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on, session that will feature a low student:teacher ratio and real world experience on private property. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden, working on a variety of plants and landscaping designs. There may be some transplantation and bed shaping, but the majority of the work…

$100.00 – $125.00

Spring Renovation Workshop

Seattle, WA WA

This Renovation Workshop is a popular hands-on, session that will feature a low student:teacher ratio and real world experience on private property. Students learn pruning and creative solutions for the overgrown garden, working on a variety of plants and landscaping designs. There may be some transplantation and bed shaping, but the majority of the work…

$100.00 – $125.00

Japanese Pine Pruning Workshop

Seattle, WA WA

PlantAmnesty's Japanese Pine Pruning Workshop will give you hands-on training with experienced instructor on techniques for pruning pines in the Japanese Garden style. Depending on how the spring develops, candling might be included, but scheduling contraints resulted in the workshop date being beyond the ideal candling window. Our primary focus will be on larger scale…

$125.00 – $150.00

Shrubs II: Shearables, Hackables, and Untouchables (Christina Pfeiffer)

Zoom WA, United States

Some plants can be cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants discussed include lavatera, heather, lavender, rockroses, witch hazel, winter sweet, double-file viburnum, Perovskia, and Senecio greyi. Please note…

$20.00 – $25.00

PlantAmnesty Plant Walks

Dunn Gardens 13533 Northshire Rd NW, Seattle, WA

Plant walks are back! Join PlantAmnesty, led by longtime friend of PA and plant geek, Michelle Rau, as we set out into the community to revamp our plant walk series. Not only will these be fundraising opportunities to support our programs, but they will be intimate plant identification walks at some of Seattle’s most beloved…

$25.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA, United States

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines, and tamamono shearing. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class start time. Recordings of online classes…

$25.00 – $30.00

South Seattle College Conifer Tour with Van Bobbitt

South Seattle College Arboretum 6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle

The South Seattle College Arboretum was designated an American Conifer Society (ACS) Reference Garden in 2014. This designation recognizes “noteworthy conifer collections.” This is one of only two ACS Reference Gardens in Washington State. The crown jewel of the Arboretum’s conifer collection is the Coenosium Rock Garden, described on the ACS’s website as  “arguably the…

$35.00

Shrubs III

Zoom WA, United States

Learn how to prune the plants that Cass Turnbull called the Puzzlers and Consequences. This class teaches how to prune Rhododendron, Hydrangea, Callicarpa (Beautyberry), Viburnum bodnantense, and Abelia. Included in this class are basic pruning techniques, common pruning mistakes and corrective pruning. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to…

$25.00 – $30.00

PlantAmnesty Plant Walks

Center for Urban Horticulture 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA, United States

Plant walks are back! Join PlantAmnesty, led by longtime friend of PA and plant geek, Michelle Rau, as we set out into the community to revamp our plant walk series. Not only will these be fundraising opportunities to support our programs, but they will be intimate plant identification walks at some of Seattle’s most beloved…

$25.00

Vine Pruning

Online

This class covers pruning and management of some of our most common ornamental vines: wisteria, common varieties of clematis, Boston ivy/Virginia creeper, trumpet vine and honeysuckle. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class start time. Recordings of online classes will be available for viewing for two weeks after…

$30.00

Summer Fruit Tree Workshop

Seattle, WA WA

Experts in the field will demonstrate the basics of fruit tree pruning in small groups, followed by plenty of opportunities for attendees to give it a try on a variety of fruit types. This workshop will be held in south Seattle on a property that contains a mix of apple, plum, fig, cherry, and persimmon…

$150.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Landscape

Zoom WA, United States

This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. You will learn how to undo overplanting errors, renovate neglected plants, clean up the landscape and determine when transplanting might be the best option. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class…

$25.00 – $30.00

How To Renovate And Prune The Overgrown Landscape

Zoom WA, United States

This is one of PlantAmnesty’s most popular classes and offers an introduction to pruning and landscape renovation. You will learn how to undo overplanting errors, renovate neglected plants, clean up the landscape and determine when transplanting might be the best option. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class…

Get Tickets $25.00 – $30.00

Tree Hugger Bingo with Ciscoe Morris!

The Mountaineers 7700 Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA, United States

Event registration has closed!  We reached our seating capacity, and it will be a great evening for everyone attending!  If you would still like to experience the spirit of this fun event, we are accepting additional volunteers. More info and sign up available by emailing programs@plantamnesty.org.   Tree Hugger Bingo is turning 18!  Will that…

$60.00 – $300.00

Meeting of Like Minds — Olmsted Parks in Seattle

Center for Urban Horticulture 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA, United States

Join us at the Center for Urban Horticulture to learn about Olmsted parks Did you know that there are nearly 80 parks in Seattle where the Olmsted design firm left its imprint? Between 1902 and 1940, Seattle's park landscape was heavily influenced by John Olmsted, and many of those designs can still be seen in…

$10.00

Rehabilitative Pruning

Online

Learn how to restore the natural shapes of trees and shrubs that have been mal-pruned. The three most common forms of mal-pruning (tree topping, over-thinning of trees and shrubs, and inappropriate shearing) will be reviewed.  Included are discussions of water-sprouts, suckers, radical renovation techniques, and crown restoration. Please note that registration for online classes will…

$25.00 – $30.00

Art or Atrocity?

Zoom WA, United States

This class covers the three main forms of mal-pruning: tree topping, inappropriate shearing of trees and shrubs, and over thinning. We compare and contrast mal-pruning with bona fide examples of pruning art: pollarding, cloud pruning, topiary, pleaching, and coppicing. This class ends on a humorous note with photos of the Good, the Bad, and the…

$25.00 – $30.00

Fruit Tree Pruning (Ingela Wanerstrand)

Zoom WA, United States

Learn the basics of fruit tree pruning and why your pruning strategies might be different when you prune for production. This class will cover apple, cherry, plum and pear trees.  Dormant season is a good time to prune many of our more common fruit trees, but summer pruning may be better for some fruits and…

$25.00 – $30.00

Rose Pruning (Keith Dekker)

Zoom WA, United States

Learn the basics of rose care and pruning and how to approach the different types of roses, including hybrid tea, shrub, and climbing roses.  Please note that registration for classes will end one hour prior to class start time. Recordings of online classes will be available for viewing for two weeks after the class date.…

$25.00 – $30.00

Tree Pruning I (Bess Bronstein)

Online

Pruning trees makes sense when you understand the science behind it. You will be introduced to the basics of tree biology and structure, tree responses to the basic types of pruning cuts, and pruning standards and best management practices. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class start time.…

$25.00 – $30.00

Winter Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop

Seattle, WA WA

Experts in the field will demonstrate the basics of fruit tree pruning in small groups, followed by plenty of opportunities for attendees to give it a try on a variety of fruit types. Demonstrations and hands on learning will be given on a wide variety of fruits. Some fruits that are included on this site…

$150.00

Tree Pruning II (Bess Bronstein)

Online

This class will show you how, what and when to apply a specific pruning system. This class will cover the natural pruning system, including structural pruning of young trees, as well as mature tree pruning techniques (crown cleaning, crown thinning, crown raising, crown reduction). More formal systems including pollarding, espalier, and pleaching are also covered.…

$25.00 – $30.00

Meeting of Like Minds: Natural Urban Forests

Center for Urban Horticulture 3501 NE 41st St, Seattle, WA, United States

MOLMs are a free benefit for members. Registration before the event is not required. Come join us at the Center for Urban Horticulture for the first MOLM of 2024. Ethan Bryson will spill the dirt on the history and science behind Miyawaki forests, one approach to bring compact native forests into urban settings. Partake in a…

$10.00

PlantAmnesty Plant Walk: Volunteer Park w/ Walt Bubelis

Join PlantAmnesty, led by a local legend and horticulturalist Walt Bubelis. Not only will these be fundraising opportunities to support our programs, but they will be intimate plant identification walks at some of Seattle’s most beloved gardens and greenspaces. Learn helpful plant identification tips, hear fascinating stories about the plants, and meet other plant-minded members…

$40.00

Japanese Garden Pruning

Zoom WA, United States

Creating and maintaining a Japanese Garden requires a high level of pruning skill and dedicated annual maintenance. This class covers the pruning of Japanese maples (upright and weeping), bamboo, cloud pruning pines, and tamamono shearing. Please note that registration for online classes will end one hour prior to class start time. Recordings of online classes…

$30.00

PlantAmnesty Plant Walk: Kubota Garden w/ Don Brooks

Kubota Garden 9817 55th Ave S, Seattle, WA, United States

Member Price $30 Join PlantAmnesty for a very special walk around Kubota Garden with Don Brooks. There are two available time slots available for this walk. Not only will these be fundraising opportunities to support our programs, but they will be intimate plant identification walks at some of Seattle’s most beloved gardens and greenspaces. We…

$40.00

Shrubs I: The Friendly, Fearless, and Forgiving (Christina Pfeiffer)

Zoom WA, United States

Please note that the date for this class was changed from June 9. Registration will remain open until 9 am, June 16. This class covers basic cuts, basic plant habits and what Cass Turnbull called the “pruning budget."  We will provide examples of five plants that are relatively easy to prune: nandina, evergreen azalea, lilac,…

$25.00 – $30.00

Meeting of Like Minds: Bees and Brews

Watts Brewing Company 15510 REDMOND - WOODINVILLE RD NE STE E110, Woodinville, United States

MOLMs are a free benefit for members. Registration before the event is not required, through we encourage pre-payment for non-members. We are offering you an exciting evening of bees and brews. The buzz will be all about solitary bees and the role that they play in our ecosystems, and the exceptional buzz is the fabulous…

$10.00

PlantAmnesty Plant Walk: Seattle University w/ Ciscoe Morris

Seattle University 901 12th Ave, Seattle, United States

Member Price $30 A 15$ special ticket for the after walk happy hour will be available during checkout! Join PlantAmnesty for a very special walk around Seattle University with the wonderful Ciscoe Morris. Not only will these be fundraising opportunities to support our programs, but they will be intimate plant identification walks at some of…

$30.00 – $40.00

Shrubs II: Shearables, Hackables, and Untouchables (Christina Pfeiffer)

Zoom WA, United States

Some plants can be cut to the ground each year, but there are others you barely touch and it's pandemonium! Find out which ones are which, as well as which plants are appropriately sheared every year. Plants discussed include lavatera, heather, lavender, rockroses, witch hazel, winter sweet, double-file viburnum, Perovskia, and Senecio greyi. Please note…

$25.00 – $30.00

Summer Renovation Workshop

Kirkland , United States

As of 6:45 pm on July 10, we are experiencing a registration glitch for most, if not all, workshops and classes posted on our website. We are working to identify and resolve the problem and hope to have registration open again by the morning of July 11.  If you are trying to register for this…

$100.00 – $125.00