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BEST WESTERN PLUS Silverdale Blog

April
30

Exercise Your Green Thumb in Kitsap County this May

posted by: BEST WESTERN PLUS Silverdale on: April 30, 2014 4:18:37 PM


Tis the season to garden! Make the most of it by checking out these gardeneing related events in Kitsap County:

Master Gardener Plant Sale | Saturday May 9th & Sunday May 10th

@ Kitsap County Fairgrounds
Happening Mother’s Day weekend, this is the prefect place to get your green-thumb mom the perfect gift. It’s also a great place to stock up for your own garden. Much more than your average plant sale, this market features thousands of plants at appealing prices. You’ll find rarities, natives, veggie starts, perennials, shrubs, trees and much more.

Events at Bloedel Reserve on Bainbridge Island:

Plant Identification Tour | Thursday May 8th & Saturday May 10th

Ever wonder what that odd-looking plant is growing out of the bog? How about that beautiful tree or that mesmerizing flower? Let one of Bloedel’s horticulturists teach you how to identify the many plants in the reserve and around the Pacific Northwest. Register online.

The Front Yard Forager | Thursday May 8th
Seattle author Melany Vorass-Herrera will share her secrets of foraging. Learn how to take everyday wild plants, found in our backyards and even back alleys and use them as delicious ingredients for your next meal. The lecture includes a trip through the reserve to put your newly acquired foraging skills into action!

National Public Garden Day | Friday, May 9th
Enjoy special $5 admission to the 150-acre Bloedel Reserve during National Public Garden Day. Print the coupon here. 

Spring Propagation and Cultivation Workshop | Friday May 9th 
Take your spring garden to the next level by learning how to divide perennials, peform softwood cuttings and kickstart your seeds.

For anyone visiting Kitsap County this Spring, look to the BEST WESTERN PLUS Silverdale Beach hotel for gorgeous waterfront accommodations in the heart of this spectacular region.
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