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Most programs are on the 3rd
Wed. of each month, from
12:30 to 2. Bring your lunch
and join us; all lectures are
Note: October craft has a $5
charge per wreath.
July 19, 12:30 — Clematis Made Easy *
Presented by Laura Watson
Laura Watson has been growing clematis for over 20
years. Her Seattle garden currently has 200
clematis. Laura grows clematis everywhere, on
structures as well as on trees and shrubs. Laura is an
enthusiastic and knowledgeable speaker who will
demystify the care and pruning of clematis, and
inspire you with wonderful photos.
Check out Laura's blog at
August 16, 12:30 — Trees of Soos Creek
Botanical Garden *
Join our Docents for a free tour of the many rare,
unusual and stunning trees found at SCBG. Many are
unique with stories of their own, such as the
Franklinia, Dove tree, Umbrella Pine, Banana tree,
Lion’s Head Maple, Dawn Redwood, and Aptos Blue
Meet at the Garden Welcome Arch adjoining the
parking lot. Bring a bottle of water and wear your
walking shoes for this 75-90 minute tour.
September 20, 12:30 — Bee Therapy *
Presented by Kate McWiggins
Botanist Kate McWiggins is a longtime bee-keeper
and member of the American Apitherapy Society.
Apitherapy, or “bee therapy” is the medicinal use of
products made by honeybees.
Kate will share her extensive knowledge about
honeybees; explain why they are so vital to our food
supply, and how honeybee venom, honey, pollen,
and other bee products have been used since ancient
times as a source of natural medicine.
Kate will have samples of bee products for you to
try, and purchase if so desired. Cash or checks only
October 4, 12:30 —Hydrangea Wreath Craft:
Make it and Take it!
Bring your own straw or grapevine wreath form. We
will supply flowers, pins and wire. Note: $5 per
wreath, cash only.
Experience Historical Kent at SCBG
Sat., August 19, 2017
10am to 4pm
* These classes are approved for Master Gardener
Continuing Education Credit (CE)