Creative Gardener Classes & News
Creative Gardener
...inspiring gardeners to create!

all website contents copyright 2015 by Susan Goetz
 In the garden,  learning never stops,
what can a garden 
                                                                    teach you today?
Upcoming Classes & Events
Friday March 20, 2015  1:30 pm
The Herb Lovers Spa Garden
Boise Flower and Garden show

Saturday March 21st, 2015 1:45 pm
Grow Your Own Herb Spa
Boise Flower and Garden show

March 28th, 2015 10:30 am
Seed starting and  workshop on how to build your own Salvage window cold frame!
Earthwise Salvage, Tacoma Washington

April 7th, 2015  6:30 pm
DIY Garden Makeovers
Natural Yard Care Workshops
Gig Harbor Civic Center 3510 Grandview Street

April 11, 2015 
The Herb Lover's Spa Garden 10 am
Make your own spa goodies from the garden 11:30 am
Mother Earth News Fair
Asheville, North Carolina

April 14th 2015 7 pm
No Fear Garden Design
Natural YardCare Workshops
Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium , Tacoma Washington

April 18th, 2015 12 noon
Grow Your Own Herb Spa Workshop & Book signing. 
W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory
Wright Park , Tacoma, WA. April 11, 2015 

April 23, 2015 7 pm
Herbal Indulgence,, Herbal spa workshop and book signing
Ravenna Gardens, University Village, Seattle , WA.

April 25th, 2015
No Fear Garden Design
Juneau Alaska Garden Club

May 2, 2015 10 am
Grow your Own Herb Spa workshop and book signing
Molbak’s Garden and Home, Woodinville, Washington

May 9th, 2015 11:30 am
Multi-Purpose Herbs
Backyard Wildlife Festival, Tukwila Community Center  

May 12th, 2015 6 pm
Edible Garden Lifestyle
Gig Harbor Library, Point Fosdick Drive

May 16. 2015 9 am
Grow Your own Herb Spa 
Windmill Gardens, Sumner WA. 

June 6 & 7, 2015
Herbal Indulgence, make your own scrubs, lotions and nurturing skin care goodies with herbs from your garden
​Mother Earth News Fair
The Herb Lover's Spa Garden
Mother Earth News Fair
Albany, Oregon

June 28th, 2015
Herbal Indulgence
Ace Hardware, Gig Harbor, WA
Gig Harbor Garden Tour

More speaking dates coming soon, check back!
This page was last updated: May 12, 2015
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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UGC University
Get together at the University of UGC (Urban Garden Company) 
pick a day and time and let's schedule it!
Groups size limited to 12 or less (minimum of 5)

Terrarium Workshop
Make-It, take It- fun workshop with all supplies included, we’ll get a little dirty and create small glass gardens perfect for indoor tabletop décor. 
Per person: $30, includes all supplies

Collage Seed Boxes
This is a box that will hold seed packets or can be used as a lovely garden themed storage box. We will decorate a plain box with pressed botanicals, paper ephemera, vintage book pages and more. This is a hand-on class with all supplies included. You can bring paper scraps and pressed flowers (also will be supplied)  to personalize your work of art. 
Per person: $35 includes all supplies.

Living Topiary
The term topiary describes plants that create shapes and structure. Topics include classic garden uses, traditional shapes (and maybe not so traditional!) and the best plant material for shaping. Hands-on workshop for an elegant easy way to bring the garden indoors! Please bring gloves and a favorite pair of scissors or pruning shears to trim your own evergreen topiary. Per person: $25 includes all supplies.

Herb Lover's Spa Garden
Plan an herbal theme garden with healing and aromatic herbs to create hand blended spa products. Get to know the attributes of herbs to use, how to grow them and easy recipes to try. We'll make herbal skin care recipes to take home.
Based on Sue's upcoming book The Herb Lover's Spa Book, out February 2015!
Per person: $25 includes peppermint foot scrub, chamomile eye soothers and recipes sheets.

Design DIY
Garden design is about the whole picture & how all the elements work together.
Four simple steps will take you there: dream, concept, design, do! Learn do-it-yourself ideas to renovate and add elements of design to any space. Bring photos, sketches and dreams of your garden. Hands-on session to learn how to design a garden space.
Per Person: $25.