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9415 Miller Rd NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

206-842-5888
 
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Classes & Events

  • Pre-registration is required. You may register by phone by calling 206-842-5888 or in person at Bainbridge Gardens.
  • Class space is limited.
  • Tuition fee must be pre-paid to guarantee your spot.
  • Please check in at the main desk on day of class.
  • All classes will be held in our Northwest Greenhouse, which is covered, but not heated. In addition the doors will be open to improve ventilation. Please dress appropriately
  • Masks may be required to attend certain classes.

Bonsai Workshop

Saturday, March 2, 1:00 PM
Robert Cho, Asia Pacific Gardening
Class Fee: $85
Practice the art of bonsai in this hands-on workshop with special guest Robert Cho, owner of Asia Pacific Gardening. In this two-hour session, Robert will introduce bonsai though its history and discuss plant selection, training and maintenance. Participants each will plant a 5 to 6 year old Procumbens Nana Juniper to take home. Class fee includes plant, soil and lava rock, ceramic pot, and instruction. Participants will receive 20% off any additional bonsai materials, valid only on the day of class. Robert Cho has been practicing bonsai for more than 30 years. Come in to see a selection of Robert’s trained bonsai specimen.

The Buzz on Bees

Sunday, March 17, 1:00 pm
Special Guest: Charles Schafer
Class Fee: FREE
Explore the fascinating world of bees with Certified Horticulturist and Bainbridge Island beekeeper Charles Schafer. Charles will introduce some of our planet's 20,000 species of bees and discuss how to create the habitats they need. Charles will share the basics of managing a honey bee hive and show how to raise solitary bees at home. Participants will receive 20% off mason bee materials and cocoons, valid only on the day of class. This class is free, however, we recommend pre-registering to provide seating for all.

Northwest Newcomers

Wednesday, March 6, 1:00 pm
Jenni McCain, CPH
Class Fee: $10
Our Northwest Newcomers class has been helping gardeners get started for decades! We’ll share vital information for those new to gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Participants will receive 20% off plant purchases, valid only on the day of class.

Planting a Seaside Garden

Saturday, March 23, 1:00 PM
Jenni McCain, CPH
Class Fee: $10
New Class! Select plants that can stand up to salt spray, wind, and sandy conditions. We’ll focus on varieties that are as tough as they are beautiful, and discuss how to combine them for maximum impact. Participants will receive 20% off plant purchases, valid only on the day of class.

Northwest Newcomers

Saturday, March 9, 1:00 pm
Jenni McCain, CPH
Class Fee: $10
Our Northwest Newcomers class has been helping gardeners get started for decades! We’ll share vital information for those new to gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Participants will receive 20% off plant purchases, valid only on the day of class.

Your Best Veggie Harvest

Sunday, March 24, 1:00 PM
Special Guest: Brian MacWhorter
Class Fee: FREE
Brian MacWhorter of Butler Green Farms on Bainbridge offers tips and advice on how to get the most out of your organic vegetables garden. Brian will discuss planting vegetables by moon phase, companion planting, and crop rotation. Bring your questions! Beginner and experienced veggie gardeners are welcome. Participants will receive 20% off plant purchases, valid only on the day of class. This class is free, however, we recommend pre-registering to provide seating for all.

The Living Screen

Wednesday, March 13, 1:00 PM
Jenni McCain, CPH
Class Fee: $10
Learn how to create privacy by planting evergreen, deciduous, and flowering shrubs and trees that offer texture and interest all year long. Participants will receive 20% off plant purchases, valid only on the day of class.

Pretty Pots for Pollinators

Wednesday March 27, 1:00 PM
Bainbridge Gardens Staff
Class Fee: FREE
New Demonstration! Plant container gardens that attract bees, birds, and butterflies! This free demonstration will help you choose flowering color for your pots that provide food and shelter for pollinators. Participants will receive 20% off plant purchases, valid only on the day of class.