Upcoming Classes & Events
January 23-27, 2013
Tacoma Home and Garden Show
Fix My Yard, Design Dilemmas Solved!
Fun garden design session with design tips and stylizing for the real world. Beautiful magazine photos of garden inspire, but how do we get there in our own space? Design dilemmas fixed! Find out tips and shortcuts to tough garden spots plus lots of photos of inspiring before and after makeovers that bring design to life.
Landscaping with Herbs
Herbs capture our imagination for their flavor and fragrance, but find ways to use them ornamental in landscape design. Use herbs for color, texture, and creative as accents to other landscape plants
Fool Proof Perennials
What really defines a “fool proof” perennial? These are the perennials we can depend on season after season. The ones that do not make crazy fools of us and our gardening habits, but just do a great job in the garden. Good varieties that get better every year. Here is a list of favorites that meet some specific criteria that get them on the list.
Portland Yard Garden and Patio Show
February 8 -10 2013
April 13, 2013
An Edible Garden Lifestyle
Molbak's Garden + Home
Don’t just plant a vegetable garden; infuse edibles into your landscape by using your garden space creatively. From containers to mixed borders to edible hedges, Sue will share proven tips and design concepts so you can grow edibles successfully even without expanding or creating a dedicated vegetable garden.
April 17th, 2013
Landscaping with Edibles-Herbs, berries and More!
Kitsap County Master Gardener Foundation
Don’t just plant an edible garden; infuse it into your lifestyle. The steps to success for designing areas in the garden to grow edibles and how best to grow in small spaces. Infuse edibles in the landscape, think blueberry hedges, and parsley borders. Design in permanence, beauty and keep it simple…from design to maintenance and all the fun in-between!
May 3rd, 2013 2 pm
Steal This for Your Garden!
Kitsap Women’s Show
Take a visit through gardens and get ideas to steal. Tips and how-to’s from local garden tours including the Gig Harbor Garden Tour. Join garden designer, Sue Goetz, for design ideas and notes on how to infuse color in the garden, easy DIY design tactics and favorites fool-proof plants.
Sponsored by the Gig Harbor Garden Tour.
May 18th, 2013
Watson's Greenhouse, Puyallup , Washington
June 1, 2013 2:30
Top Ten Multi-Purpose Herbs
Mother Earth Fair, Puyallup, Washington
Learn about the top 10 (and a few bonus) herbs with diversity! Start with their beauty in the landscape and then discover ways to use them. Create culinary treats, body care products, and household remedies. Growing hints, landscape design ideas and recipes included!
June 11th, 2013
Color up your Shade Garden
Pierce County Master Gardeners
Plants, and design techniques that will pop color in a shade garden. From the ground up, we'll tackle the challenges of soil conditions under trees and why design really matters in the shade!
June 30th, 2013 2pm
Color Play in the Garden
Ace Hardware, Point Fosdick, Gig Harbor
Looking for the "wow" factor in the garden? Use color!
Become a garden stylist with design tips and ideas on how to infuse color in the garden. Use pottery to pop color into dark spaces, choose perennial combinations for long bloom time in mixed borders, dip in the paint can and get bold.
Join us for lots of inspiration and easy do-it-yourself ideas for your garden.
Landscape Design Sessions
Looking for some hands-on advice on your garden? Want to redo the pots on your patio or your whole back yard? Pictures, sketches, ideas, plant lists and inspiration...all personalized to your garden space. Join Sue in the studio and design your garden!In the studio we design with your photos and visuals. Create lists of plants, advice and resources to take the next step. Great for small areas or places in need of inspiration. By appointment, $50 per hour.