n The annual Nitty Gritty Plant Sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, May 10, at Skagit Farmers Supply Country Store, 900 Riverside Drive, Mount Vernon.
SPRING GARDEN PARTY: Help the Central Skagit Library plant its community garden from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the library, 802 Ball St., Sedro-Woolley.
LANDSCAPE FUN: Northwest horticultural expert Marianne Binetti will present “Layering the landscape: The key to lazy gardening” at 1:30 p.m. Monday, May 20, at the Skyline Beach Club, 6041 Sands Way, Anacortes. Binetti writes a syndicated gardening column that runs in over a dozen newspapers, and she has written or co-written 10 gardening books. $5 nonmembers. 615-430-5437.
n Create Your Inviting Landscape: noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 18, presented by certified professional horticulturist and ecoPRO sustainable landscape designer/builder Everett Chu.