Our 15th TREE HUGGER BINGO with Ciscoe Morris is coming up on October 5!

That's right folks, 15 years of fun, plants, shenanigans, chili and Ciscoe Morris! We hope you'll join us for another year of merriment and fundraising for your favorite non-profit! In addition to BINGO, we will have a round of "Raise the Paddle" to give you an opportunity to make an additional donation and help us have a strong start to 2020. 

Tickets to this event include chili, salad, dessert and as many Bingo games as we can fit in and plant prizes from  outstanding local nurseries!

Tickets purchased before September 6 - $35/$25 for Horticulture students - Get at table for 6 for the price of 5 $175
Tickets purchased after September 6 - $45/$35 for Horticulture students -  Get a table for 6 for the price of 5 $225

To purchase tickets contact [email protected] or call us at 206-783-9813 to pay with credit card. We also accept check  and cash, but still need an RSVP as this event WILL SELL OUT. 

Where: North Seattle College
9600 College Way N
Seattle, WA 98013

When: Saturday, October 5
Doors open/dinner served 6 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Bingo 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Volunteer opportunities: We have a multitude of volunteer opportunities, including set-up, take-down, traffic control, serving, prize spotting, prize running and more! If you are interested in helping out, please e-mail [email protected]. Volunteer shift times will vary, but we will need help between the hours of 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. 


 

  

Please join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, George Lasch, to the PlantAmnesty family!

                            

  

George is known by many at PlantAmnesty for his passion for plants, the " The Good, the Bad and the Why Bother" series of lectures he does for the Master Gardeners, the Hydrangea Pruning lecture that he gave at our recent PlantAmnesty Prune-A-Thon, and his guided PlantAmnesty walking tour through the Bellevue Botanical Gardens.

George comes to us with a strong and diverse horticultural background.
George has recently guided the major renovation and re-growing of the famed Northwest Perennial Alliance Border at the Bellevue Botanical Gardens. He has also been shaping horticultural minds at Edmonds Community College for over 10 years and has a lifetime's worth of experience training and working at public gardens throughout the US and England.

We are excited to have George on board at PlantAmnesty and we are looking forward to working alongside him with humor and intention as he helps shape the future of PlantAmnesty.

 


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     Check out the latest Last 6000 newsletter HERE.

     For more information on the Last 6000 Campaign,
     please check out The Last 6000 Website.

 


PlantAmnesty YouTube Channel

 

Check out our YouTube channel HERE

In 2018, we added 15 new pruning how-to videos which brings our total number of videos up to 110.

Perfect for binging on a snowy winter day!

 

 

 

 

 


HERE'S WHAT OUR FRIENDS ARE UP TO!

 

 

2019 Puget Sound Forest Owners Field Day - August 10th

The Puget Sound Forest Owners Field Day will feature forestry specialists from around the region offering classes, workshops, demonstrations, tours, and resources on a variety of topics throughout the day for forest owners of all skill levels (from “newbie” to seasoned veteran). There will also be vendor exhibits from forestry agencies, organizations, and other resource and equipment providers that will allow participants to network with professionals in addition to other forest owners. Whether you have just a couple wooded acres or a large forest tract, if you have trees on your property, you won’t want to miss this year’s Field Day. This year’s field day will be Saturday, August 10th, at Pilchuck Tree Farm near Arlington.

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION


Job Opportunity
High end residential gardening company seeks crew and lead employees. $21.00 to $26.00 per hour DOE.  If interested contact Renee at  [email protected]

Seattle Parks & Recreation Tree Trimmer Job Posting.  Click here

King County Arborist Job Posting.  Click here. 

 


City Fruit - Orchard Steward Community Classes

 

Want to learn more about caring for fruit trees in Seattle? Join the Orchard Steward Community Classes to learn about growing healthy fruit and sharing the harvest. This class series is meant for folks who want to learn more about taking care of the fruit trees in their P-Patch, community garden, school and more... These sessions will have some instruction combined with a hands-on learning experience. These three classes will also have the opportunity to work with the Master Fruit Tree Stewards. Space is limited. $30 per class or $75 for three classes. 

Register at www.cityfruit.org/calendar/orchard-steward-community-classes

 


 

The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT)
The Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) is hiring 3 tree trimmers.  CLICK HERE for more information.


King County Master Gardeners

Open Position: WSU Master Gardener Extension Coordinator for King County.

Washington State University (WSU) Extension is seeking a motivated individual to lead and coordinate our Extension Master Gardener program in King County. The Extension Coordinator provides overall leadership and management of the WSU Master Gardener program in King County. The primary goal of the Master Gardener program is to empower volunteers to teach the public and answer questions on home gardening through a combination of direct education and volunteer management.

 

The Extension Coordinator recruits, trains, leads, coordinates, and utilizes over 600 WSU-trained volunteers to reach the growing population of King County through more than 50 community locations and special events. The Extension Coordinator establishes and utilizes a network of empowered and effectively-led teams to execute the program. This person will work collaboratively with the Master Gardener Foundation of King County to maintain a strong relationship and ensure a healthy and well-funded operation.

 

This position will be located at the University of Washington Center for Urban Horticulture in Seattle, Washington. This is a full-time, benefited position. A background check is required. For complete job description and application instructions, CLICK HERE


Danny Woo Community Garden

The Danny Woo Community Garden is raising money to hire professional arborists to do some major pruning with their trees. Check out the donation LINK and then contact Lizzy to get more information.


Kelley Garden Service Job Opportunity

Kelley Garden Service is currently seeking a new gardener to join their team.  Click HERE to take a look at their job posting.