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Get-Tickets-ButtonHave you always strived for the best garden in the neighborhood?

On April 29, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., a workshop at Point Defiance Pagoda will help garden enthusiasts unravel the ins and outs of landscape design. Participants will walk away with personalized tips to improve their own yards.

Workshop Led By

Sue Goetz of Creative Gardener and Chris Scheer & Cameron McGinnis of Father Nature Landscapes will lead the event, presenting tips and information about how to work with garden design professionals to take your garden from idea to completion.

They have just finished their work at the 2017 Northwest Flower & Garden Show, where their display garden not only won a Gold Medal, but also won the Fine Gardening Magazine award, the Sunset Magazine Western Living award and the award for Best Use of Color. These talented people really know about design, and as the name of our workshop so appropriately states: Design Matters!

Tips and Personalized Information

Breakout sessions will provide opportunities for participants to ask detailed questions and get feedback and advice on personal yard projects.

“Gardeners of all experience levels will get something out of this workshop,” said Andrea Smith, Park Board President and Flower and Garden Show committee member, “it’ll be a great place to get tips and advice.”

Support the Japanese Garden

Event proceeds will benefit the Japanese Garden's reconstruction. Through a partnership with Tacoma's Sister City Kitakyushu, this garden will receive an updated design plan reflective of Japanese landscaping traditions and steeped in cultural heritage. Planning and fundraising began in 2012.

The event is presented by the Point Defiance Flower & Garden Show Committee. Their mission is to celebrate and inspire horticultural excellence in our community through educational experiences that benefit Point Defiance Park.

$20 admission
Light refreshments • Door prizes


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