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Upcoming Classes & Events
January 13, 2016 10 am
Kitsap Regional Library KINGSTON
The Herb Lover’s Garden
Grow healing and aromatic herbs to create hand blended spa products.

January 21st, 2016 2 pm
Kitsap Regional Library PORT ORCHARD
The Herb Lover’s Garden

January 28th, 2106 1pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
Fix My Yard
Fun garden design tips and stylizing for the real world. Beautiful magazine photos of garden inspire, but how do we get there in our own space? Don’t just settle for a simple landscape; plant a garden with texture, dimension, and longevity.

January 29th, 2016 1 pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
The Herbal Landscape
Low maintenance, water misers, pollinator attraction, big bloomers and fantastic foliage.

January 30, 2016 1 pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
No Fear Garden Design
A beginners guide and creative approach to designing a garden. Practical tips to get the process going successfully. Don’t just create a landscape; plant a garden with texture, dimension and longevity.Easy ideas to incorporate the practical aspects. Create the garden you have always dreamed of.

January 31, 2016 1 pm
2016 Tacoma Home and Garden Show
The Herb Lovers Garden
Go herbal!  Find out the best oregano variety for cut flowers. How about fennel for attracting butterflies or parsley as a flower border?  Landscaping, fragrance, healing, edible flowers, seasoning and cut flower abundance, come discover something new and useful about the herbs in your garden.

February 1, 2016 6 pm
Kitsap Regional Library SILVERDALE
The Herb Lover’s Garden
Grow healing and aromatic herbs to create hand blended spa products.

February 6th, 2016 3 pm
Kitsap Regional Library POULSBO
The Herb Lover’s Garden

February 18th, 2016 5:45pm
2016 Northwest Flower and Garden Show
In Search of Useful Spaces
Design and create gardens to grow plants that give back. Flavors, fragrance, edibles, cutting gardens, and more.  

February 21, 2016 11:15
2016 Northwest Flower and Garden Show
The Herbal Landscape
Low maintenance, water misers, pollinator attraction, big bloomers and fantastic foliage.

February 27th, 2016
Idaho Botanical Garden Boise, Idaho
Symposium “Rethinking Idaho Landscapes”
The Herbal Landscape
Top ten (and a few bonus ones) herbs with diversity!  Get to know favorite multi-purpose uses of herbs including bee attraction, edible flowers, healing, seasoning, container gardens, and aromatherapy.

Wednesday March 16th, 2016
The Chicago Flower and Garden show, Navy Pier Chicago
The Herb Lover’s Spa
Take an intermission from the stress of the day in your own garden! Surround, grow, and create with inspiration to design small spaces for retreat. Sanctuary in the garden can be as simple as seating in the midst of a woodland or a private outdoor bath. Surround yourself with aromatic plants and comfortable living spaces to fill your senses with an at-home spa experience

Saturday April 9th, 2016 10 am
Mother Earth News Fair,
Mountain Rose Herbs Stage
Asheville, North Carolina
Herbal Lotions, Scrubs and Skin Care from the Garden

Sunday April 10th, 2016 1 pm
Mother Earth News Fair Mother Earth Living Stage
Asheville, North Carolina
The Herb Lover’s Garden

Saturday April 16th, 2016 noon
Potted Herb Gardens
Molbak’s Garden and Home, Woodinville Washington
Cultivate herbs successfully in any size space! From windowsills to balconies, potted up herbs can create a feast of flavorings to place near outdoor kitchens, medicinal herbs for mini healing gardens, tea herbs in a sanctuary space or aromatherapy with fragrant plants near outdoor seating areas. Find out which herbs do best in potted gardens and how to harvest them. Seminar includes a handout of potted herb garden designs plus, recipes and uses for the herbs you grow!

Wednesday April 27th, 2016 6:30 pm                                                                                              
Pierce County Natural Yard Series, Gig Harbor Civic Center
Color for all Seasons!
Have a colorful garden year-around with blooms, foliage, pottery and more.
Design tips for every season, with easy care plant combinations and fun ideas that play with the color wheel. Explore the unexpected, look for ways to get attention to a boring space or infuse more color to an existing garden.


More speaking dates coming soon, check back!
This page was last updated: April 12, 2016
Sue Goetz, award winning garden designer and owner of Creative Gardener has public appearances and workshops for numerous garden clubs and events all year. Join us!

If you are interested in having Sue speak at your event please go to the speaking link for more information.
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