A ROSY DAY OUT: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22, Christianson’s Nursery, 15806 Best Road, Mount Vernon. There will be authors and garden experts from around the region to offer gardeners information on the latest gardening trends and more.

CAMANO ISLAND WILDLIFE GARDEN TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22. Pick up maps at Island County Multi-Purpose Center, 141 N. East Camano Drive, on the day of the event. More information:, 360-387-2236, or

OAK HARBOR GARDEN TOUR: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 22. A $20 donation includes access to six gardens and refreshments. Tickets available at Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce, Christianson’s Nursery & Greenhouse, Mailliard’s Landing Nursery, Rain Shadow Nursery, 3Sisters Market, Wind & Tide Boolshop, and Azusa Farm & Gardens.

SKAGIT SYMPHONY GARDEN TOUR: 10 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30. The self-guided tour features six gardens in La Conner and Mount Vernon. $25; tickets through, at the Skagit Symphony office (360-848-9336), and at Christianson’s Nursery, Skagit Valley Gardens, and Tri Dee Arts in Mount Vernon; “D” Avenue Nursery in Anacortes, and Thompson’s Greenhouse in Sedro-Woolley.


AT AZUSA: Azusa Farm & Gardens, 14904 Highway 20, Mount Vernon. or 360-424-1580. RSVP: or at the garden center.

n Weed Identification and Control in a Natural Landscape: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 15. Led by Joseph Shea, Skagit County Noxious Weed Program coordinator.

n Healing in Nature: 11 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 29. Wilderness therapy field instructor Nathan Callope will offer both a theoretical background and actual field practices for well-being.

— Submit home and garden information in the Events Calendar at or to or call 360-416-2155.

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